2014-08-28

Meyer Burger: Close Cooperation with Partners and Customers is the Key to Deliver Integrated Production System

Due to the intense competition within the PV industry, PV makers have started to focus on new production technologies/equipment in order to achieve the highest possible efficiency while lowering manufacturing costs. EnergyTrend, a research division of TrendForce, conduct.. more
2014-07-15

Suntech at SNEC 2014: Returning with a Lofty Tone, Suntech Becomes more Rational after Restructuring

After going through a tough time of restructuring, former industry leader, Suntech, showed up with a lofty tone at SNEC 2014. The crowd at Suntech’s booth showed industry’s acceptance toward the brand “Suntech”. EnergyTrend has the pleasure to .. more
2014-06-13

Topper Sun’s iPV Solar Tracker: Greater Power, Better Reliability and More Cost Effective

Most solar PV installations are currently fixed system. Although solar tracking systems are capable of altering their angular position to follow the sun dial path and increases daily power generation efficiency, they have not emerged in the mainstream due to issues related to.. more
2014-04-11

Strong R&D Capability and Stable Finance Shape Coveme’s Leading Position in Japan

As the Chinese government announced a series of polices supporting the PV development, PV demand in China has become strong in 2014, which in turn boosts the PV demand in the world. The PV market recovery in the world has thus led to intense competition within the PV.. more
2014-03-26

Kyocera to Focus on Higher PV Cell Efficiency and Mass Produce Multi-Si Cell with the World’s Highest Conversion Efficiency

  High-efficient PV cell/module is always one of PV EXPO’s attractions. The Japanese market welcomes high efficient PV products because of increasing demands from residential markets and wider acceptance of h.. more
2014-03-19

Japan to Become the Biggest Export Country for SunPower as They Continue to Focus on High-Efficiency Products

SunPower has always been a leader in terms of N-type cells. In the PV EXPO this time, they still focused on N-type mono-si cells with high efficiency and reliability. They also revealed modules with conversion efficiency up to 20.1%. In Japan, SunPower is called M.. more
2014-01-09

Gintech to Strengthen Diamond Series for High-Efficiency War in 2014

Looking back to the PV industry last year, wafer price reflected an uptrend after cell and module manufacturers started to gain profit. Manufacturers are looking forward for a price-hike as they are positive about the demand in 2014. They are also getting ready for the ne.. more
2013-11-12

SIC prepares a perfect layout for expanding businesses overseas in the boom market of solar power plant

  With the rise of renewable energy market and the government subsidy program in many countries, including Japan. Solar power plants installation rate has been rapidly growing. Resulting from this, Taiwan has had many bidding projects for solar power plants recen.. more
2013-10-28

Overturning Satcon’s Financial Impasse, SIC Takes a Firm Stand in the Taiwanese Market by Becoming its Exclusive Agency

The competition and collaboration among the manufacturers within PV supply chain keep repeating itself in the rapid-changing PV industry and it happens to be the same in the inverter market. During the downturn of solar market in the end of 2012, many second-tier inverter m.. more
2013-08-26

Phono Solar: Using Group Advantages to Establish New Horizontal Integration Strategy

Japan’s photovoltaic (PV) market is the fastest developing market in 2013, attracting many Chinese and foreign PV manufacturers to enter the country’s market. Shipments to Japan have shown linear growth this year. Phono Solar who has also entered Japan m.. more

 

SOLAR MARKET STATUS

China issues new policy to boost distributed PV market

The China National Energy Administration announced a new policy on September 4 aimed at bolstering the distributed solar photovoltaic .. more

RESEARCH

Chinese Companies to come up with Solutions after US Announced its Preliminary Determination on CVD & AD Duty

US’s AD tax rates imposed on Chinese PV products were ranged between 26.33%-165.04%. It’s like a wall that blocks Chine.. more




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