Decrease in Shipments and ASP Lower Gintech’s Revenue in July

Taiwanese PV cell manufacturer Gintech Energy Corporation (Gintech) has released its unaudited financial results for July 2016. Decline in PV cell shipments and average selling prices (ASPs) have lowered the company’s net sales as well as revenues significantl.. more

Heraeus Photovoltaics Prevails in Taiwan Patent Decision

Taiwan Intellectual Property Court confirmed the validity of Heraeus' Taiwan Patent No. I432539 by an interlocutory judgment and dismissed Giga Solar Materials Corporation's invalidity defense. On June 10, 2015, Heraeus filed a complaint with the Taiwan .. more

Taiwan Aims Adding 1.44GW of Solar by Mid-2018

Taiwan’s new government, which is led by President Tsai, aims to cumulatively install 20GW of PV capacity by 2025. Bureau of Energy (BOE), under Ministry of Economic Affairs, announced the “Two-year PV Accelerating Program,” (the “Prog.. more

Second Review on 2012 Chinese PV Case Has Concluded; Manufacturers Put Overseas Expansion Plans on Hold

The U.S. Department of Commerce has released the final ruling on its second review of the antidumping and countervailing duties (AD/CVD) rates on Chinese PV module imports for 2012. According to the decision, imports from major Chinese manufacturers will be affecte.. more

Partners Group Invests US$200 Million in Solar Development in Taiwan

Taiwan’s solar market is now noticeable to the world! Partners Group, Switzerland-based private markets investment manager, is going to invest over US$200 million to control the majority stake in a Taiwanese solar power development platfo.. more

Suit Filed by Hemlock Sends SolarWorld into Legal Predicament, PV Trade Disputes between China and US may Stay in Stalemate

Hemlock Semiconductor, U.S. polysilicon manufacturer, has sued SolarWorld of Germany for contract violation, demanding US$770 million of compensation. The move may send the latter into a legal predicament, as it is likely to lose in the liti.. more

GET’s Diamond Wire Technology Officially Granted Patent

The “Etching Solution and Method of Surface Roughening of Silicon Substrate”, a diamond wire technology originally invented by Green Energy Technology (GET) is officially granted patent by Taiwan Patent and Intellectual Property Office. This techno.. more


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