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Suntech went from dominance to insolvency in two years due to multiple factors, says IHS

Mar 25, 14:03

Suntech Power's epic plunge from solar module dominance to bankruptcy comes as the result of misplaced investments, a misguided pricing strategy, anti-dumping action in the US and...

Epistar expects LED candle lamp sales to grow in 1H13

Mar 21, 21:34

Epistar has been developing LED candle lamps and sales are expected to show growth in the first half of 2013. Currently, order visibility for LED candle lamps is clear through the...

LED candle lamp

Japan to install over 5GW of solar PV Systems in 2013, says IMS Research

Mar 19, 12:27

The Japan solar market is set to grow by 120% in 2013 and install more than 5GW of new capacity, according to IMS Research. Benefiting from the world's most attractive solar incentive...

Taiwan LED firms optimistic about LED light bulb comercialization in US market

Mar 18, 10:48

Taiwan-based LED firms are optimistic about the commercialization of LED light bulbs in the US market, as Cree, an US-based LED firm, recently introduced a warm white 40W retrofit...

LED light bulbs

GCL-Poly sees 2012 revenues decrease 12.4% on year

Mar 15, 15:03

China-based solar material provider GCL-Poly has announced revenues for the year ended December 31, 2012, were HKD22.348 billion (US$2.88 billion), showing an on-year decrease of...

Commentary: The rise and the possible fall of Suntech

Mar 15, 14:40

Suntech Power Holdings, a China-based solar module giant, said on March 11, 2013, that it has signed a forbearance agreement with the holders of more than 60% of the firm's 3% convertible...

Samsung introduces Galaxy S4

Mar 15, 10:40

South Korea-based Samsung Electronics has announced the fourth generation of the Galaxy smartphone series, the Galaxy S4 that weighs 130g.

Samsung Galaxy S4

Global LED street lamp output value to grow 46% on-year in 2013

Mar 5, 13:53

The global outdoor LED lighting market grew significantly in 2012. In particular, China's newly installed LED street lamps accounted for 30% of global installations in 2012. Market...

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...

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