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Taiwan solar cell quotes remain unchanged

Mar 5, 11:26

Solar firms in Greater China hoped to increase quotes before the Lunar New Year holidays, but a delay in China announcing its anti-dumping and anti-subsidy probe results has deterred...

Japan January 40W retrofit LED light bulb price drops by 7.7%

Mar 1, 11:11

The global average price of 40W retrofit LED light bulbs in January 2013 increased by 4% on month, reaching US$19.4/unit, while the price of 60W retrofit LED light bulbs dropped by...

Digitimes Research: US, India continue to promote solar with policies

Feb 27, 14:16

As solar markets in Europe are growing slowly, emerging solar markets have become the focus.

First Solar sees 2012 revenues increase 22% on-year

Feb 27, 14:07

US-based thin-film solar firm First Solar has announced financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2012. Net sales were a record US$1.1 billion in the fourth quarter,...

Trade war may spread to affect Taiwan solar cell makers

Feb 7, 21:46

The Coalition for American Solar Manufacturing (CASM) recently appealed to the US Department of Commerce that China-based firms may assemble solar modules with solar cells produced...

Retrofit 60W LED light bulb pricing to drop below US$10/unit

Feb 6, 21:49

Due to rapid price drops, market observers believe the price of 60W retrofit LED light bulbs is likely to drop below US$10/unit in 2013.

Digitimes Research: Europe solar installations to account for 35% of global installations in 2013

Feb 4, 10:48

Over-investment in 2010-2011 caused the solar industry to suffer from falling prices and increasing net losses in 2012. However, due to policy promotions and solar incentives in various...

Solar industry to enjoy robust installation growth in 2013, but revenue dip poses challenges for companies, says IHS

Jan 29, 11:14

Global solar installations will rise this year in a continuing pattern of solid growth, but the industry will nonetheless suffer a decline in overall revenue due to lower volume growth...

Digitimes Research: Cree LED lighting revenues to account for 38% of total revenues in 2013

Jan 25, 11:09

US-based LED firm Cree has started with producing LED components and began to expand into LED lighting production in 2012.

LED lighting chips to see prices fall in 2013

Jan 21, 11:48

ASPs in the LED market fell 20-30% in 2012. LED makers believe the price fall for LED lighting products will be relatively significant compared to the price fall of backlighting products...

Commentary: Europe solar market to see adjustments; Asia demand to rise in 2013

Jan 15, 15:45

The solar market saw many unexpected events in 2012. Solar makers believe in 2013, the Europe market will see adjustments such as Germany installations declining to government-planned...

Commentary: The LED lighting market boom

Jan 14, 16:15

In 2012, demand for TV-use LED backlight products was high, helping LED firms to maintain high to full capacity utilization rate. As many governments are beginning to ban the use...

RIM, Huawei, ZTE, Pantech likely to score more points in US smartphone market, say sources

Jan 8, 15:15

A number of smartphone brands will try to ramp up their market share in the US in 2013, with LG Electronics expected to exert more efforts to maintain its third-ranked vendor position...

A-lamp market shrinking, says IMS Research

Jan 7, 11:27

Prior to the advent of LED lamps, the lighting market was relatively unchanged for decades. While the introduction of CFLs as the energy efficient A-lamp of choice in the early 1990s...

Commentary: Trade wars dominate global solar market in 2012

Dec 27, 14:14

For the global solar industry, 2012 has been about trade wars. The US and Europe both started anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations against the world's largest solar supply...

Taiwan-based solar firms likely to see falling December revenues

Dec 26, 21:26

Weather conditions and holidays in Europe and the US are likely to cause Taiwan-based solar firms to report falling December revenues.

Replacement demand for smartphones to continue for 1-2 years, say sources

Dec 26, 13:26

Although the pace of replacement of feature phones with smartphones has been slower than expected in the second half of 2012, replacement demand is expected to continue for at least...

Digitimes Research: Europe, US solar demand continues to rise in 3Q12

Dec 25, 11:04

With solar programs in Europe continuing to stimulate demand in the second half of 2012, total installations in Germany for the first three quarters of 2012 were close to 6.2GW, and...

Taiwan Bureau of Energy to help solar firms develop US, Thailand markets

Dec 19, 21:36

Taiwan's Bureau of Energy plans to hold a business conference regarding Taiwan-based firms developing markets such as the US and Thailand on December 21, 2012.

Solar trade wars will rage on in 2013, says IHS

Dec 19, 16:26

According to IHS, the global solar market will achieve double-digit installation growth in 2013, but market revenue will fall to US$75 billion. Industry revenues-measured as system...

Long LED lighting certification time becomes market entry barrier, says UL Taiwan

Dec 12, 21:45

To enter the US market, LED components need to pass LM-79 LED luminaire testing, which can take up to nine months, according to UL Taiwan. LED lighting firms have been facing difficulties...

Global solar trade war to give Taiwan firms breathing room, says TSEC chairman

Dec 11, 15:49

The US International Trade Commission (ITC) announced the result of the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation against China-based solar firms on November 7, 2012. China-made...

China may levy 30-50% punitive tariffs on polysilicon from EU, US, and Korea in 1Q13

Dec 11, 10:35

China's government reportedly has made a preliminary decision to levy punitive tarrifs on polysilicon imports from EU, South Korea, and US in the first quarter of 2013 in line with...

Digitimes Research: New bio-technology helps to expand natural gas resources

Dec 7, 14:47

Due to the discovery of new reserves, the amount of natural gas in the US has increased rapidly, pushing the price to a historical low. Nevertheless, at the same time, the price of...

California poised to regain US solar dominance, says Solarbuzz

Dec 6, 14:47

Driven by a combination of policy initiatives, California is poised to regain its dominant position in the US solar market in 2013, according to NPD Solarbuzz.

Crystalline silicon solar module pricing declines again as European demand falls, says IHS

Dec 4, 10:33

Average pricing in October for crystalline silicon (c-Si) solar modules declined in nearly all worldwide regions because of weak demand in Germany, according to IHS.

Commentary: Emerging solar market begins trade war

Nov 29, 14:15

A global solar trade war continues to loom as India joins the group of countries that have been conducting anti-dumping probes against firms in China. India, however, also aims to...

GCL-Poly completes sales of 48MW solar projects in California

Nov 16, 10:24

GCL Solar Energy (GCL Solar), a wholly owned subsidiary of China-based solar firm GCL-Poly, has announced the completion of sales of two solar projects totaling approximately 48MW...

Digitimes Research: More offshore wind power systems in non-EU countries

Nov 14, 14:33

In the past, Europe has been the main market for offshore wind-generated electricity and about more than 50% of the systems are located in the UK. Over the past two years, a surge...

wind power

US financial institutes may securitize solar PV system projects

Nov 8, 21:52

US financial institutes may securitize solar PV system projects. Solar firms believe securitization of solar PV projects could help firms obtain funds easier, which would benefit...

GET reaches nearly full capacity due to increased outsourcing orders

Nov 7, 14:46

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) saw capacity utilization rate fall to 50% in September, nevertheless, the firm reported capacity has been close to full...

Shih-Yuan Lin, general manager of GET

Intense challenges for PV inverter suppliers in 2013 despite growing market, says IMS Research

Oct 24, 10:34

IMS Research forecasts 2013 to be another challenging year for PV inverter manufacturers, with flat revenue growth globally and a major shift away from traditional markets leading...

Falling prices to dampen record PV inverter shipments in 4Q12, says IMS Research

Oct 12, 10:14

Following a decline in the third quarter of 2012, global PV inverter shipments are forecast to reach a record of 8.6GW in the fourth quarter, according to IMS Research. An 18% year-on-year...

US announces final anti-dumping, anti-subsidy verdict on China-based solar firms

Oct 11, 21:26

The US Department of Commerce (DOC) announced its final verdict on the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation against China-based solar firms on October 10, 2012. A tariff will...

Taiwan government to extend subsidies for procuring LED light bulbs

Sep 28, 01:20

The Taiwan government plans to increase 2012 energy-saving subsidies from the original NT$700 million (US$23 million) to NT$1.4 billion, according to Yen-Shiang Shih, Minister of...

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    Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet PC

    Samsung Electronics America has announced its Galaxy Note 10.1 for the US market. The Galaxy Note 10.1 extends the Galaxy Note category, delivering the functionality and precision...

    Photo: Company, Aug 17.

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    HTC and Verizon Wireless have jointly announced the HTC Rezound, a LTE-enabled smartphone with Beats Audio integration, for the US market. HTC said that the new device delivers a...

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    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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    AT&T and Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile) have announced the upcoming availability of the Samsung Infuse 4G. Exclusive to AT&T customers, the Samsung Infuse 4G...

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