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Whether you consider Taiwan to be a self-governing independent stateor a renegade province of Mainland China depends on your politics, butone thing is for certain: It’s a key player in the manufacture of solarcells globally. It’s so important, in fact, that LDK Solar Co., Ltd. (NYSE:LDK), China’s largest maker of solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer, hasstanding [...]
As reported by Digitimes, Taiwan’ Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on April 6 announced the formation of the Taiwan CIGS Industry Alliance. This is an attempt to promote the development of CIGS(copper-indium-gallium-selenide) thin-film PV modules in Taiwan, with achallenging goal of reducing the average production cost to $1/W in2011.
Suntech just announced that its solar panels have been selected to power what willbe the biggest solar power plant in Taiwan. The new plant , which willbe owned and operated by Taiwan Power Company, will be installed inYoung’an,Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Liao Wen Sing, Vice President of Fortune Electric Co, which is developing the project, says that [...]
Asia’slargest high-concentration photovoltaic (HCPV) power plant has beenpowered up in Taiwan, and it is expected to save up to 700 tons of CO2emissions per year. Established by the Institute of Nuclear EnergyResearch, the power plant sits on a two-hectare site and is capable ofproducing over 100MW of clean renewable power annually. Theplant features 141 solar [...]
Solar Energy Initiatives Inc. and the Industrial Technology ResearchInstitute (ITRI) Taiwan announced a broad business and technicalcollaboration agreement to build, integrate, test and commercialize aseries of new solar products and solutions. Worldwide, the solarPV market is expected to reach $34 billion by 2013. The United Stateseconomic stimulus bill, signed into law in February 2009, is [...]
When it comes to solar, Taiwan is shooting for the sun. The Asiansemiconductor powerhouse, whose parliament passed in June a crucialrenewable energy bill which seeks to add between 6,500 and 10,000megawatts of installed renewable energy over the next 20 years,announced last week its goal to raise its solar panel capacity from five megawatts to 1,000 [...]
Workingto overcome the challenges of climate change, a school in Taipei, thefirst on the island to embrace renewable energy, is now being poweredby a new solar panel installed above the playground. The solar roof panel was inaugurated at the Taipei European School’s (TES) Swire European Primary Campus on Nov. 17. Thisschool is “the very first [...]
The message is clear! Solar is hot, very hot, and after 2009 PV Taiwan there’s no turning back. Thethree-day event from Oct.7 to Oct. 9 attracted 10,160 visitors, a 65percent increase from the previous year. Among them were 1,421 foreignbuyers (+58 percent from 2008) who represented nations as diverse asGermany, the USA, Japan, Australia, Mexico, [...]
The PV Taiwan 2009 exhibition dazzles forth Taiwan’s record size PVevent that offers an efficient window on the entire industry chain forevery sector of trade and industry. Exhibitors showcased thelatest PV technologies including photovoltaic materials, siliconwafers/ingots, Solar cells, HCPV, PV modules, BIPV, Power GeneratorSystems, Application products, processing equipment, testing andanalysis devices, and certification services. More [...]
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