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Solar cell pricing may drop if US finalizes reduced tariffs on China-made PV modules

Mar 12, 11:56

The US Department of Commerce earlier this year preliminarily lowered an average anti-dumping and anti-subsidization tariff rate imposed on China-made PV modules in 2012 to 17.5%...

Some first-tier China PV makers reportedly plan to quit solar cell production

Mar 9, 21:45

Some first-tier China-based PV makers reportedly plan to stop production of crystalline silicon solar cells and then focus operation on producing PV modules and undertaking PV EPC...

Taiwan solar cell makers looking for idle equipment in China

Mar 4, 22:20

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, including Motech Industries, Neo Solar Power and Gintech Energy, plan to set up production lines in countries other than China...

Competition increasing between first-tier China, Taiwan solar cell makers

Mar 2, 14:17

Of the 20-largest global crystalline silicon solar cell makers, 10 China-based and seven Taiwan-based makers are expected to see increasing competition because global production capacity...

First-tier China solar cell makers expected to have 1.0-1.2GWp PERC capacity

Feb 26, 14:27

As the China government has set minimum energy conversion rates for technologically leading crystalline silicon solar cell makers to obtain financial support, first-tier China-based...

Motech reportedly to add solar cell capacity via partnership with Aide Solar Energy

Feb 25, 12:09

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Motech Industries will form a strategic partnership with Jiangsu Aide Solar Energy Technology, a China-based subsidiary of Taiwan-based diode...

Taiwan solar cell industry expected to reshuffle in 2015

Feb 17, 12:38

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have been generally in a weak price-negotiating position due to the negative impact of US anti-dumping tariffs, and consequently...

Taiwan solar cell makers under price-cut pressure due to EUR, JPY depreciation

Feb 4, 11:50

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have been faced with pressure of lowering quotes from PV module firms in Europe and Japan who are asking for price reductions to...

Taiwan makers warned not to export B-grade solar cells, PV modules to US

Feb 2, 15:09

Considering that the US government in 2016 will review anti-dumping tariffs imposed on Taiwan-made crystalline silicon solar cells, experts in the PV industry in Taiwan are warning...

Tainergy Tech to hike solar cell capacity to 1GWp in 2015

Feb 2, 10:58

Polycrystalline silicon solar cell maker Tainergy Tech will expand its total annual production capacity from 700MWp currently to 1GWp in 2015, according to the company.

TSEC to showcase P-type PERC monocrystalline solar cell at Japan Expo

Jan 30, 10:10

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker TSEC will exhibit V-Cell, a P-type PERC (passivated emitter rear cell) monocrystalline model with an energy conversion rate of 21%, at the International...

Prices for non-China/Taiwan-made solar cells fall

Jan 28, 11:36

As the US Department of Commerce reduced the average anti-dumping and anti-subsidization tariff rate imposed on China-made PV modules in 2012 from 30% to 17.50% at a review in early...

Taiwan solar cell makers set to lose US market

Jan 27, 11:46

Taiwan-based solar cell makers are poised to lose the US market in 2015, as a result of anti-dumping tariffs to be imposed on them starting from February.

Some Taiwan solar cell makers lower prices to maintain orders

Jan 26, 23:11

Some Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, due to a fear of losing competitiveness in the US market arising from anti-dumping tariffs being levied at an average rate...

About 70% of Taiwan PV makers to temporarily quit US market due to ITC judgment

Jan 26, 12:29

The US International Trade Commission (ITC) has judged that imported PV products from China and Taiwan have been substantially detrimental to the US PV industry and consequently,...

Taiwan solar cell makers need to evaluate costs of moving production abroad, says Gintech president

Jan 23, 11:00

Many Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have been mulling relocating some of their production capacities abroad to evade US anti-dumping tariffs at an average rate...

Taiwan solar cell makers may see continued losses in 1H15, says KGI Securities Taiwan

Jan 23, 10:06

As it is difficult for Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers to hike quotes mainly due to the US International Trade Commission's (ITC) investigation of imported Taiwan-...

Taiwan makers halt expansion of PERC capacities

Jan 19, 21:39

Many Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers in 2014 upgraded their production lines for P-type monocrystalline silicon solar cells to produce PERC (passivated emitter...

Taiwan team announces SEMI PV57-1214 standards

Dec 24, 15:53

A Taiwan team has announced SEMI-recognized international standards of performance measurement for dye-sensitized solar cells and organic solar cells, coded SEMI PV57-1214.

US finalizes anti-dumping tariffs on Taiwan-made solar cells

Dec 18, 11:43

The US Department of Commerce on December 16 determined final anti-dumping tariff rates on Taiwan-made crystalline silicon solar cells either directly exported to the US or used in...

China may extend feed-in tariffs period, say Taiwan makers

Dec 8, 15:04

The China government, viewing that total PV system installations in the country in 2014 are expected to be significantly short of target, is likely to extend the applicability of...

High-efficiency solar cells may see shortages in 2015

Dec 1, 15:27

As mainstream PV power generation is expected to shift from ground-mounted stations to rooftop systems in Europe, the US, Japan and China in 2015, and solar cells used in rooftop...

Some Taiwan solar cell makers plan to cut personnel

Nov 24, 21:49

Some Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, faced with price drops and decreased orders arising from the US imposition of preliminary anti-dumping tariffs at an average...

Monocrystalline solar cell prices may fall in 4Q14, say Taiwan makers

Nov 19, 21:36

As many Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have increasingly shifted production from polycrystalline models to monocrystalline ones for higher gross margins, increased...

SAS considers expanding monocrystalline solar cell capacity in US or Germany

Nov 17, 22:23

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) plans to expand its annual production capacity for monocrystalline silicon solar cells by 350MWp from...

Solartech sells 2 solar cell production lines for stake in Malaysia-based TS Solartech

Nov 14, 10:36

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Solartech Energy on November 13 announced the sale of two solar cell production lines to Malaysia-based strategic partner TS Solartech Sdn Bhd...

Demand for P-type PERC monocrystalline solar cells low

Nov 6, 10:56

While many Taiwan-based P-type monocrystalline silicon solar cell makers have introduced PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) process to increase energy conversion rates from 18-19%...

Taiwan solar cell makers introducing PERC process to hike energy efficiency

Nov 5, 10:51

Many Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have introduced or plan to introduce PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) process to increase energy conversion rates for...

Taiwan solar cell maker reportedly to relocate factory to Thailand

Oct 28, 11:50

To avert the impact of US anti-dumping tariffs, a Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell maker will relocate production lines with an initial annual capacity of 500MWp from Taiwan...

SAS reportedly to raise funds for acquisitions

Oct 22, 12:05

Solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) plans to issue new shares to raise paid-in capital by NT$8-10 billion (US$264-330 million) ahead of a move to list its subsidiary...

China, Taiwan PV makers seeking capacity in third locations to avoid US anti-dumping tariffs

Oct 14, 10:59

China-based PV module makers and Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, in an attempt to avoid US anti-subsidization and anti-dumping tariffs, are seeking production...

Taiwan makers developing bi-facial solar cells

Oct 6, 12:03

Some Taiwan-based monocrystalline silicon solar cell makers have been developing bi-facial cells with the front side absorbing direct sunlight and the back side sunlight reflected...

China PV module makers set tough terms for Taiwan cell makers

Oct 1, 11:36

China-based PV module makers have drastically reduced orders released to Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers who are subject to US anti-dumping tariffs at an average...

Taiwan solar cell makers adopt mixed price adjustments

Sep 30, 20:42

Of first- and second-tier Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, some have upward adjusted quotes from US$0.33-0.34/W to US$0.35-0.36/W for high-efficiency models with...

Japan PV module vendors mulling OEM partnerships with Taiwan cell makers

Sep 24, 11:10

In view of increasing competition from China-based firms, Japan-based PV module vendors have been in talks with Taiwan-based solar cell makers about OEM production for 2015, according...

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