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The era of low-cost China solar modules in Europe ends as tariffs drive up pricing, says IMS Research

Jul 30, 14:40

The European Union's (EU) anti-dumping tariffs are spurring an increase in prices for China-made solar modules, marking the end of a period when available inexpensive photovoltaic...

Mainstream solar modules to become 250W due to rising demand from solar PV systems

Feb 6, 21:47

Due to rising demand for rooftop solar PV systems, 250W solar modules with 60 solar cells are expected to become the mainstream.

Taiwan makers plan to adjust quotes for solar modules in February

Jan 16, 15:33

In view of increasing demand from Japan because feed-in tariff (FIT) rates will be lowered soon, Taiwan-based solar module makers plan to adjust their quotes up or down in early February,...

Some tier-two China-based makers dumping solar modules in Europe

Dec 25, 12:04

While tier-one China-based solar module makers quote EUR0.45/watt in the Europe market and US$0.6/watt in the US market, a few tier-two China-based fellow makers are dumping solar...

Japan government expected to set barriers for imported solar modules

Jul 10, 15:46

As the feed-in tariff (FIT) rate of JPY42 (US$0.53)/kWh offered by the Japan government for installing solar PV systems has attracted many foreign suppliers of solar products which...

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Digitimes Research: Yingli captures top solar module vendor ranking in 1Q12

Jul 9, 11:37

By shipments of solar modules, the rankings of top five solar firms in China experienced major shifts in first-quarter 2012, Digitimes Research has found. Suntech's shipments dropped...

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US solar firms may request duties on China-made solar modules

May 21, 11:57

The anti-dumping duties on China-made solar cells announced by the US government are unlikely to curb price competition of solar modules in the US market. US-based solar firms reportedly...

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Digitimes Research: Price of solar modules in Greater China falls on Yingli low offer

Mar 16, 16:15

Digitimes research analyst Chihheng Liang stated that prices across the supply chain have been falling. The price fall of solar modules was due to Yingli's quote of CNY5.18/W (EUR0.55/W)...

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Digitimes Research: Shipments of solar modules from China major firms continue to increase in 2011

Dec 8, 15:33

The revenues accumulated by China-based large-size internationally-listed solar firms in the first half of 2011 were less than the revenues from the same period in 2010, but shipments...

Canadian Solar supplies 70MW of solar modules for Germany

Sep 6, 01:30

Canadian Solar (Canadian Solar), one of the world's largest solar companies, announced the supply of its solar modules for Germany's largest solar power plant. Built by GP Joule,...

Taiwan-based firms aim for closer cooperation with GCL-Poly

Aug 3, 01:05

As competition in the solar industry increases, many solar firms have been securing strong customer bases for survival. Market rumors indicate that some Taiwan-based solar firms have...

Pan Jit junction box diodes for solar modules have 50% of global market

Jul 20, 10:37

Taiwan-based diode supplier Pan Jit is a junction box diodes supplier to China's solar module market. Currently Pan Jit accounts for 50% of the global market and expects market share...

Pan Jit junction box diodes

Ex-factory price for China-based solar modules falls to new low, says industry sources

Jun 14, 02:00

The ex-factory price of China-based modules has been falling to US$1.25/watt. Industry sources indicated that China-based solar module makers are using low prices to fend off the...

European solar distributors quoting discounted price for solar modules

May 23, 15:35

The continuous falling price of the solar market has been causing many European distributors of solar modules to lower selling price to rid of high inventories. Some European vendors...

Spot market sales prices for poly-Si fall to US$65/kg

May 18, 13:49

In the spot market, supply-side players have quoted US$70/kg for poly-Si material but sales transaction prices are estimated at US$65/kg due to stagnant demand, according to industry...

ROI on Italy's solar industry remains attractive despite sizable incentive cuts

May 13, 12:26

Despite the proposed monthly incentive cuts, the return on investment (ROI) for solar modules in Italy under the new incentive program remains attractive, industry sources stated...

Italy PV subsidies undecided, but capped outline is clear, say Taiwan makers

May 6, 10:29

While the Italian government has not yet finalized new PV feed-in tariffs, the following principles are almost solid: tariffs will be cut each month to reach a cumulative reduction...

Europe backlog of solar products may trigger 'race to the bottom'

May 4, 13:52

The backlog problem in Europe continues to hover over the solar industry. The estimation at the end of March for backlogs of solar modules is around 4-4.5GW. However, the backlog...

Severe loss on solar for AUO

Apr 28, 15:59

The Japan earthquake severely affected the operations of AU Optronics' (AUO) poly-Si subsidiary, M.Setek, according to AUO's acting president, Max Cheng.

Max Chen, acting president of AUO

TSMC confident of making CIGS PV modules comparable with solar cells, says chairman

Apr 26, 16:36

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is technologically capable of producing CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) thin-film PV (photovoltaic) modules with energy conversion...

TSMC plans to become top-5 for CIGS solar modules

Jan 12, 01:20

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) plans to become a top five photovoltaic (PV) solar company globally by 2016 and ramp up CIGS module capacity to 1GWp. The company...

DelSolar wins contract to supply PV modules in North America

Dec 31, 01:05

DelSolar announced on December 30 it has signed a contract to supply solar modules to a PV provider for the North America market. The contract includes supply terms for product quantities...

DelSolar signs supply contract with Europe-based renewable energy firm

Dec 10, 12:06

DelSolar has signed a one-year contract to supply PV modules to a leading renewable energy company in Europe in 2011, according to the Taiwan-based solar cell maker.

China solar module quotes for Europe to fall 5-10% in 2011, says LDK executive

Nov 16, 01:10

Prices of China-made solar modules for Europe will fall around 5-10% according to Xingxue Tong, president and COO of China-based LDK Solar. The modest decrease for next year is due...

CMI to merge Chi Mei Energy

Oct 1, 01:35

Chimei Innolux (CMI) will merge with Chi Mei Energy effective on November 1. Chi Mei Energy, a maker of thin-film solar modules, was originally under Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO),...

AUO to focus on solar modules

Jul 29, 13:49

AU Optronics (AUO) will leverage its experience in display panels to focus on solar modules in the solar energy sector.

Kyocera commences US manufacturing of solar modules

Jun 4, 15:14

Kyocera has begun manufacturing solar modules in San Diego, California to serve the US market's growing demand for solar electric generating systems. The US module production line...

China government rumored to increase subsidies for agricultural solar greenhouses

Apr 30, 17:15

The China government is rumored to be planning to increase subsidies for agricultural solar greenhouse installations, according to industry sources. It is said that the government...

AUO to attend Japan PV Expo

Mar 2, 10:25

AU Optronics (AUO) will exhibit at PV Expo 2010 in Tokyo, Japan's Big Sight International Exhibition Center from March 3-5 to showcase its competitive edge in the solar industry value...

Ritek begins shipping solar modules

Dec 17, 11:23

Ritek, the second largest Taiwan-based maker of blank optical discs, on December 16 announced it made the first shipment of crystalline silicon solar modules earlier this month, with...

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