2017-09-14

Taiwan Should Develop Indigenous Green Energy: Solar Impulse Initiator

With heavy reliance on imported energy, Taiwan should develop indigenous green energy, urged Bertrand Piccard, initiator and co-pilot of Solar Impulse, the first successful round-the-world solar powered flight. Speaking at WCIT 2017 (Worl.. more
2017-09-13

Tigo Targets High Power 700W PV Modules with Launch of New TS4 Duo

Tigo, pioneer of the smart modular Flex MLPE platform, announced the launch of three new "Duo" covers to its TS4 add-on / retrofit solution: TS4-R-O-Duo (Optimization), TS4-R-S-Duo (Safety), and TS4-R-M-Duo (Monito.. more
2017-09-11

Heraeus Photovoltaics and Ulbrich Of Austria Agree to Collaborate on Module Assembly and Packaging Solutions

Heraeus Photovoltaics, the worldwide leading supplier of metallization solutions to the PV industry, announced today a joint development partnership with Ulbrich of Austria, a global leader in the production of PV ribbon products for tradition.. more
2017-09-11

DPP Government Needs Municipal Cooperation in Promoting Green Power

In order to materialize the vision of nuclear-free homeland by 2025, the Tsai Ing-wen administration has targeted raising the share of green power to 20%. The "alliance for pushing energy transformation," organized by dozens of NGOs, .. more
2017-09-06

Japan's Domestic PV Cell Shipment Scores 1st Growth in Nine Months

Japan's domestic PV-cell shipment hit 1,263 MW in Q2, up 7% year-on-year, the first growth in nine quarters, according to Japan Photovoltaic Energy Association (JPEA). Statistics just released by JPEA show that affected by dras.. more
2017-09-05

GCL-Poly’s Diamond Wire Sawing Cost Drops 8% in Half a Year; 10.6 GW of Silicon Chip Prices are Reduced to Make the Downstream Gain 4.0 Billion

GCL-Poly, the leading company of polysilicon and silicon chips around the world, announced its sales performance of 1H17 at night on August 30th. By June 30th, 2017, its sales income had reached 11.4 billion, and its profit was about RMB$ 3.. more
2017-09-05

Breakthrough Made for PSCs

A technological breakthrough has been attained recently, greatly facilitating the commercialization of perovskite solar cells (PSCs). The feat was achieved by a R&D team of Stanford University, which managed to assemble a batch of minusc.. more
2017-09-05

ASE K7 Receives Green Factory Label

  Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc, a leading semiconductor assembly and test service provider, announced that its K7 manufacturing facility in Kaohsiung has received the Green Factory Label1 from the Industrial Development Bure.. more
2017-09-01

THE SUCCESS STORY CONTINUES – CONTENT EXHIBITORS AND RECORD NUMBERS AT THIS YEAR’S INTERSOLAR SOUTH AMERICA!

With more than 12,000 visitors from 47 countries, the 5th Intersolar South America exhibition and conference - the key platform for promoting solar technologies in South America - closed its doors in Sao Paulo last week. 220 international exhibitors attended the event,.. more
2017-08-31

Solar with Energy Storage Success: Cuttyhunk Island, MA Celebrates Its First Summer Going Majority Solar-Powered

Four hundred and fifteen years after hosting the first English trading settlement in New England, picturesque Cuttyhunk Island made new history this year, celebrating its first summer getting the majority of its electricity from a solar electric.. 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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