2017-10-11

Taiwanese Enterprises Striving for 20% Goal for Renewable Energy by 2025

The goal of the Tsai Ing-wen administration in Taiwan to raise the share of renewable capacity to 40%, generation to 20% by 2025, as part of the nuclear-free homeland vision, poses as a major challenge for both the government and the private sector.  That goal is a tal.. more
2017-09-05

iPV Tracker Widens Advantages amid Rapid Solar Development

BIG SUN Group, a Taiwanese solar cell manufacturer that has been a pioneer in the industry for over a decade, developed a dual-axis solar tracking system called iPV Tracker. The product helped BIG SUN differentiate itself from the es.. more
2017-05-22

Directional Solidification Process Boasts High Yield at Low Cost: Evaluation of SEMINC Si3N4 Approach

While researchers are the ones with most understanding of industrial technologies, first-line engineers are the ones knowing which products are best for use. In determining development direction, financial managers and decision makers must take into account overall performance/.. more
2017-05-19

Heraeus Charting Course for the PV Industry

The PV industry is in turbulence, featuring continuing enhancement of mainstream specifications, tug-of-war between mono-si and multi-si technologies, gradual transformation of the global energy structure, growing acceptance of PV power, and cont.. more
2017-04-18

BIG SUN’s iPV Tracker Unlocks the True Value of Solar Energy

A fundamental part of making economic decisions is finding out the true value of a product. However, this involves analyzing additional indicators that are not used in determining the product’s market price. Currently, the value of a PV system is usually based on its l.. more
2017-03-29

Present and Future: Heraeus Accurately Depicts PV and Energy Technology Roadmap

Solar PV industry is both technologically and capitally intensive, so manufacturers must have a keen market sense of smell and accurate strategic approach to survive. During the technology transformation period, having the two capabilities mentioned above determines a manufac.. more
2016-11-03

Moving Forward with a Focus On R&D: Exclusive interview with Heraeus

As the solar industry develops, competition is intensifying. Industry insiders are focused on costs and conversion efficiency. Yet the key to success lies in deploying industry-leading technology that is both high quality and reasonably priced. Heraeus Photovoltaics Global.. more
2016-08-26

Reliable iPV Tracker Can Maximize Efficiency of a PV Power Plant

PV-generated electricity is seeing rising market demand and falling cost. Once PV generation has achieved grid parity, it will become one of the most competitive source of energy on the market, creating additional demand and environmental benefits. With the goal of grid .. more
2016-06-04

Interview with WonCIGS: Creating a Superior CIGS Turnkey Solution

90% of solar generating systems globally use c-si PV module, while the thin-film solar module has a certain market presence. EnergyTrend visited the Green Energy Expo and interviewed WonCIGS CEO Ding Seop Kim (Dr. Kim) in April to discuss the future developme.. more
2016-05-13

BIG SUN’s iPV Tracker Leads Solar Sector Into Industry 4.0 by Expanding Range of Value-Added PV Applications

Industry 4.0, also known as the smart technology revolution, has swept across all industries worldwide. To ride on this wave of changes, enterprises in every sector mainly focus on creating products or services that combine the different aspects of the smart technology: the In.. more

 

SOLAR MARKET STATUS

TrendForce Reports Prices of Lithium-Ion Battery Cells Enters a Slow Climb; Supply of Polymer Cells Remains Tight

The latest lithium-ion battery market report from EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, finds that the price upswing for battery cells.. more

RESEARCH

Merger of Gintech, NSP and Solartech Will Contribute to Taiwan’s Solar Industry by Speeding Up Vertical Integration and Stimulating Investments

Taiwan’s three solar companies Gintech, Neo Solar Power (NSP) and Solartech signed an MOU on October 16 announcing their .. more

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