Taiwan next country to file WTO complaint over US solar tariffs

Taiwan has filed a complaint with the WTO over the U.S.’s decision to impose safeguard tariffs of up to 30% on crystalline silicon solar cell and module imports.


Taiwanese cell giants plan US module factory

The newly minted merger of Neo Solar Power, Gintech and Solartech is planning a module factory, the second such factory to be announced by a large Asian PV maker since solar tariffs were finalized.

Gintech, Solartech, NSP merger approved by board members

The coming together of three of Taiwan’s largest solar cell manufacturers has been given the green light today by the respective boards of directors of the three companies. New company United Renewable Energy Co., is expected to become a recognized entity on March 28.

Taiwan to raise FIT rates for first half of 2018

The Taiwanese Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) today announced a 9.09% increase to FIT rates originally proposed in September for rooftop solar installations up 20 kW, in a bid to encourage further public participation in its Green Energy Roofs project.

Taiwan’s UREC to receive government backing, will shift focus to downstream PV

The Taiwanese Government is set to invest in the United Renewable Energy Company (UREC), which is expected to be officially formed in Q3 2018 by solar cell makers, Neo Solar Power (NSP), Gintech Energy and Solartech Energy. The new company will shift focus from cell manufacturing to downstream solar PV.

Taiwan’s Motech secures $162.2 million in financing

The Taiwanese cell producer said it will use the funds to repay existing loans and finance operations.

Neo Solar Power subsidiary signs $167m loan agreement to develop 100 MW solar in Taiwan

Neo Cathay Pacific, which is a joint venture between Neo Solar Power and Cathay Life Insurance, has, via its own subsidiary Si One Corp, secured NT$5bn syndicated loan to develop 100 MW of solar projects in Taiwan.

Taiwan narrows solar FIT cut for H1 2018

Ministry of Economic Affairs will offer a FIT some 9% higher than originally proposed in September in effort to expedite Taiwan’s clean energy goals.

Video: Quality Roundtable at PV Taiwan – “Finding the right partners for quality”

The 8th Quality Roundtable brought into sharp focus the challenges that Taiwan’s fast-growing solar market faces as it attempts to ramp up towards its 20 GW by 2025 PV goal. Typhoons, humidity and sea spray are just the beginning.

pv magazine hosts eighth Quality Roundtable at PV Taiwan

In solar PV, while the world seems focused on quantity – how many megawatts installed, at what price – solar power manufacturers, installers, and operators know that quality is crucial to the successful delivery of clean and profitable power.

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