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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...

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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...

40W retrofit LED light bulb retail prices fall below US$10/unit

Sep 27, 13:49

The global LED light bulb retail pricing has been falling steadily. According to studies, the price of 40W retrofit LED light bulbs dropped on average by 2.2% to US$19/unit in August...

Commentary: AUO moving forward

Sep 25, 11:12

A US district court concluded a price-fixing case against AU Optronics (AUO) on September 21 by imposing a US$500 million fining on the Taiwan-based LCD panel maker and sentencing...

HTC hopes to regain US market share with new Windows Phone 8 smartphones

Sep 20, 01:15

The rise of Apple and Samsung Electronics has pushed HTC to rank number three in the US smartphone market with an approximately 14% market share. The firm plans to regain turf with...

Digitimes Research: June solar installations surge to 1.69GW in Germany

Sep 14, 14:58

Solar installations usually increase significantly before the effective date of solar incentive cuts. New solar installations in Germany reached 4.37GW (total installations in Germany...

Commentary: Global solar market losing energy

Sep 14, 11:15

Since the second quarter of 2011, the global solar market has been a ship trying to sail in a hurricane. Solar markets in Europe and the US have been building up trade barriers while...

Post-installation service contracts adding thousands of new sales prospects, says Solarbuzz

Sep 12, 13:54

Previously over-looked opportunities are now emerging for solar PV systems providers within the US by addressing the growing requirement for post-installation service contracts across...

Digitimes Research: US solar installations to reach 3.6-4GW in 2012

Sep 10, 15:57

The first quarter of the year is usually a low season for the solar market, however, in the US, first-quarter 2012 installations showed an on-year growth of 83%, reaching 506MW. In...

Onshore wind converter market to encounter turbulence, says IMS Research

Sep 10, 10:27

In the global market for wind converters, nearly 80% of revenues in 2011 were attributed to utility-scale onshore projects, but are forecast to account for less than 70% of the total...

Trina Solar expands into Latin America

Sep 5, 10:02

Trina Solar, a China-based solar firm, has announced a new Santiago, Chile sales and business development presence as the firm's coverage now encompasses all the Americas including...

China-based solar firms reportedly to sell solar PV systems and power-generation plants

Sep 4, 12:38

China-based solar firms have been suffering from low demand in Europe and severe price competition among peers. Due to limited amount of cash and cash equivalents, some firms in China...

Coolpad to ship LTE smartphones to MetroPCS

Aug 23, 13:29

Smartphone vendor Coolpad will begin shipping its FDD-LTE-enabled Quattro 4G to US-based telecom service company MetroPCS, making it the third China-based smartphone vendor managing...

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    JINS Meme smart eyewear

    Japan-based eyewear brand, JINS, has announced Meme smart eyewear for the US market in 2015 as part of its expansion plan outside of Asia. The JINS Meme (available with or without...

    Photo: Company, Dec 23.

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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.

  • HTC+Rezound

    HTC Rezound

    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...

    Photo: Company, Nov 8.

  • 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.

  • Samsung+Infuse+4G

    Samsung Infuse 4G

    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...

    Photo: Company, May 17.

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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
  • China AMOLED panel capacity expansion forecast, 2016-2020

    This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the China AMOLED industry, focusing on the expansion capacity of the makers, the current implementation plans of major smartphone vendors in the market and the technological hurdles faced by the China makers.

  • Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

    Digitimes Research expects global AP shipments to surpass the 1.9 billion mark in 2017, with smartphones remaining the main application. Qualcomm will be leading the market in 2017, as other players continue playing catch up and scramble for funds to invest in more diverse applications.

  • Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

    This Digitimes Special Report examines key factors in the notebook industry, including products, vendors and ODMs, that will affect total shipments in 2017 and through 2021.