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Robust silicon wafer, photoresist demand to boost Topco revenues in 3Q17

Aug 15, 11:51

IC materials distributor Topco Scientific is expected to report brisk sales results for the third quarter of 2017 thanks to strong demand for silicon wafers and photoresists, according...

GCL-Poly, Zhonghuan sign cooperation pact

Aug 15, 10:37

GCL-Poly Energy Holdings, China's biggest poly-Si solar wafer maker, and Zhonghuan Semiconductor, the second-largest China-based mono-Si solar wafer maker, have signed a framework...

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Inventec posts EPS of NT$0.54 for 2Q17

Aug 15, 10:24

Inventec has reported consolidated revenues of NT$111.12 billion (US$3.74 billion) for the second quarter of 2017 with net profits of NT$1.73 billion and of EPS NT$0.54, while consolidated...

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SAS turns profitability, Gigastorage remains in the red in 2Q17

Aug 11, 15:36

Solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) saw its second-quarter 2017 swing into profitability from three consecutive quarters of net losses, while fellow maker Gigastorage...

GlobalWafers posts record 2Q17 profit

Aug 9, 15:30

Taiwan-based GlobalWafers, a silicon wafer supplier, has reported net profits climbed to a record high of NT$1.29 billion (US$42.8 million) in the second quarter of 2017. EPS for...

GET suffers net loss per share of NT$1.63 for 1H17

Aug 9, 08:56

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.582 billion (US$85.0 million), gross margin negative 8.09%, net...

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China installs 24.4GWp PV power capacity in 1H17, says NEA

Aug 8, 15:00

PV power stations with total installation capacity of 17.29GWp and distributed systems with 7.11GWp were completed and on grid around China in first-half 2017, respectively decreasing...

Gintech, NSP July revenues fall sequentially

Aug 8, 08:33

Crystalline silicon solar cell makers Gintech Energy and Neo Solar Power have reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.130 billion (US$37.2 million) and NT$669.6 million respectively...

Motech sees net loss per share of NT$3.50 for 1H17

Aug 7, 20:45

Solar cell maker Motech Industries has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.598 billion (US$184 million), gross margin of -4.76%, net operating loss of NT$674.2 million, net loss...

China market: Polysilicon supply to decrease 15-20% in 3Q17

Aug 7, 14:53

Some polysilicon makers in China conducting regular maintenance at their production plants have seen their total monthly output decrease by over 5,000 tons and a major supplier has...

China defines 1.5GWp of higher-efficiency PV modules in 3rd-round model PV power-generating stations

Aug 7, 10:18

The China government has set a target total installation capacity of 8-10GWp for third round model PV power-generating stations and has defined 1.5GWp specifically to adopt higher...

TSEC cooperates with DuPont in PV module technology

Aug 7, 09:50

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker TSEC has cooperated with DuPont for PV module technology covering R&D of high-performance, high-reliability and durability materials for PV...

China to face environmental problems from decommissioned PV modules in 20 years, says CRES

Aug 4, 09:55

China has witnessed large-scale rollouts of PV power-generating stations and distributed PV systems, and consequently will face serious problems with environmental protection arising...

An estimated 70GW of PV modules are scheduled to be decommissioned in China in 2034

Solartech, Danen see mixed on-month growth in July revenues

Aug 2, 09:21

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Solartech Energy has reported July consolidated revenues of NT$615.5 million (US$20.3 million), decreasing 8.37% on month and 7.36% on year, while...

Solartech Energy president Chang Jin-long

Cumulative PV installation capacity in China to reach 174.5GWp in 2020

Aug 1, 14:53

China's National Energy Administration, for the 13th Five-year (2016-2020) National Development Plan, has upward adjusted target cumulative total PV installation capacity for 2020...

Taiwan solar cell makers see improved operations

Aug 1, 11:37

Taiwan-based solar cell makers have seen improved operations due to rebounding demand, with some having already returned to profitability, according to industry sources.

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Taiwan solar cell makers ask for government help

Jul 31, 20:48

Taiwan's solar cell makers facing the grim prospect of being forced out of the market hope the government can help consolidate the local industry to revie its competitiveness, according...

AUO subsidiary to set up rooftop PV systems in CTSP

Jul 31, 10:33

TronGen Power, a subsidary of AU Optronics (AUO), will set up a rooftop PV system with installation capacity of 1.5MWp on a factory building belonging to Corning Taiwan and another...

A rooftop PV system established at a water distribution reservoir

Renewable energy still not stable power supply, says Siemens executive

Jul 28, 16:03

While renewable energy is crucial to the success in transforming the world's energy structure, it is still unable to serve as a stable and reliable power supply, according to Cedrik...

Cedrik Neike, a member of managing board of Siemens AG, at Green + Together

Taiwan market: Sunny Founder scores points in PV crowdfunding

Jul 26, 20:11

Sunny Founder has finished crowdfunding for 11 rooftop PV systems in Taiwan since operation began in October 2016, with investors in four rooftop systems beginning to receive return...

Taiwan solar cell makers lag in using diamond wire-sliced solar-grade polycrystalline wafers

Jul 26, 15:49

While China-based solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer makers are speeding up replacement of slurry slicing ingots with diamond wire slicing to reduce production costs, and the...

China may hike 2020 target cumulative PV installation capacity to 150GWp, says IHS

Jul 26, 11:17

The China government is likely to raise the target for cumulative total installation capacity in the 13th Five-year National Development Plan (2016-2020) for PV power-generating stations...

India reportedly to start anti-dumping probe into PV products from China, Taiwan, Malaysia

Jul 25, 20:49

India's Directorate General of Anti-Dumping and Allied Duties (DGAD) has informed China's embassy that it will announce an anti-dumping investigation into PV products from China,...

China sets standards for 3rd-round model PV power-generating stations

Jul 25, 10:44

China's National Energy Administration, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and Certification and Accreditation Administration have jointly announced performance requirements...

Xi'an LONGi Silicon Materials completes 600MWp of distributed PV systems in China in 1H17

Jul 21, 09:40

China-based Xi'an LONGi Silicon Materials completed over 100 distributed PV systems with total installation capacity of about 600MWp in China in the first half of 2017, taking up...

Zhonghuan Semiconductor lowers prices for mono-Si solar wafers

Jul 20, 22:36

The second largest China-based solar-grade monocrystalline silicon wafer maker Zhonghuan Semiconductor has decreased quotes for a wafer with 190-micron) thickness to CNY5.90 (US$0.87)...

China 1H17 PV output grows over 20% on year, says CPIA

Jul 20, 14:06

China's total output of polysilicon, solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers, crystalline silicon solar cells and PV modules in the first half of 2017 each grew over 20% on year, according...

Taiwan makers see rising demand for poly-Si solar cells

Jul 20, 11:57

Taiwan-based solar cell makers have seen significantly rebounding orders for polycrystalline models since May 2017, and the corresponding prices have risen 20% as well, according...

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China adds 5.5GWp of wind power in 1H17, says CNREC

Jul 18, 11:15

China installed land-based wind turbines with capacity totaling 5.5GWp in the country in first-half 2017, according to China National Renewable Energy Center (CNREC). Newly added...

SAS subsidiary to set up rooftop PV system at SPIL plant

Jul 17, 21:35

Sunrise PV World, a subsidiary of solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS), will set up a rooftop PV system at a plant belonging to IC packaging and testing service...

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US finalizes review of anti-dumping tariffs on Taiwan solar cell makers

Jul 17, 15:35

US Department of Commerce has reviewed anti-dumping tariff rates imposed on Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers and determined final rates of below 5%.

MOEA sets 2017 feed-in tariffs for PV, wind power

Jul 14, 16:07

The Bureau of Energy under Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on July 13 announced feed-in tariffs for PV power stations, rooftop PV systems, and onshore and offshore wind...

50 Japan-based PV firms shut down in 1H17, says Nikkei

Jul 14, 15:06

50 Japan-based companies engaged in PV related business were insolvent and forced to close operations in the first half of 2017, 2.2 times that for the first half of 2016. Total debts...

China market: Heraeus tops PV silver paste vendors in 1H17 shipments

Jul 14, 14:00

In the China market, Germany-based Heraeus shipped the most PV silver paste in the first half of 2017, followed by US-based DuPont, Taiwan-based Giga Solar Materials and South Korea-based...

Taiwan makers lag behind in polycrystalline black silicon solar cell production

Jul 12, 11:26

Taiwan-based solar cell makers is lagging behind their China-based peers in adjusting manufacturing process to produce polycrystalline black silicon models, according to industry...

China solar cell makers are keen to adjust manufacturing process to produce polycrystalline black
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    New Energy see-through SolarWindow coatings

    New Energy Technologies, a developer of see-through SolarWindow coatings, capable of generating electricity on glass and flexible plastics, has claimed it has made breakthroughs towards...

    Photo: Company, Nov 25.

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    AUO-sponsored Apollo VI

    AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that the company is one of the main sponsors of Apollo VI, a solar car created by Taiwan's National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences. Apollo...

    Photo: Company, Oct 17.

  • Suntech+HiPerforma+solar+module

    Suntech HiPerforma solar module

    Suntech has introduced the new HiPerforma 250 watt solar module that can be installed for residential, commercial and utility-scale uses. The module adopts Suntech's Pluto cell...

    Photo: Suntech, Jul 13.

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    AUO 14-inch solar-power touch keyboard notebook solution

    AU Optronics (AUO) has introduced a 14-inch solar-powered touch keyboard solution for notebook. The thickness of the solar module used in the solution is reduced to 2.1mm. The solar...

    Photo: company, Nov 3.

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    Applied Materials Solar Technology Center in China

    Applied Materials has opened an advanced solar research and demonstration facility in Xian, China. The Solar Technology Center is comprised of laboratory and office buildings covering...

    Photo: Company, Oct 30.

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