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Technological Breakthrough Achieved for Recharging Zinc-Air Battery

23 Aug

The dominant status of lithium-ion batteries on the market may face a stern challenge from zinc-air batteries (or zinc-air fuel cells), thanks to a recent technological breakthrough for the recharging of the latter. (more…)

Effect of Extensive Power Outage on Hi-tech Industry

18 Aug

On 4:51 p.m., Aug. 15, the six generators of Taipower’s Tatan natural gas-fired thermal power plant tripped altogether, suspending 4 million kilowatts of power supply at once, which caused extensive power outage covering Taipei city, Taoyuan city, Hsinchu county/city, Changhua county, and Nantou county. The Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), however, remained intact, operating normally, according to the Hsinchu Science Park Bureau (HSPB). (more…)

My Name Is Shen and That Is the Way I Manage the Company! Thunder Power Promises to Release EV as Scheduled in 2019 Regardless of Rumors

16 Aug

Due to its status as an OTC-listed company and the negative rumors from the market, the board chairman and founder of Thunder Power Holdings Limited Wei Shen is careful with his responses when interviewed by media in order to not be caught by monitoring institutions like the SFI. However, Shen still responds to the media’s questions with great confidence. (more…)

Tesla Is Sure to Increase the Capacity of Model 3 by Raising US$1.5 Billion

11 Aug

On August 7, 2017, EV manufacturer Tesla claimed that they will raise US$1.5 billion in a bond offering to increase the capacity of Model 3. According to Tesla’s financial report, the company’s expense of Q2 in 2017 reached up to US$1.16 billion. (more…)

TSEC Works with DuPont to Cooperate and Develop Technologies of Solar Module

9 Aug

TSEC and DuPont signed the agreement of cooperation of solar module technologies on August 4th. The cooperation covers the testing of solar modules with high effectiveness, high reliability, and durability, and the application of modules in different climate conditions. (more…)

Azure Power to Issue India’s First Solar Green Bond

3 Aug

Azure Power Energy Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Azure Power Global Limited (NYSE: AZRE), a leading independent solar power producer in India, will issue an inaugural US$500,000,000 green bond offering, maturing in 2022 (the “Bond”). (more…)

All JinkoSolar Standard PV Modules Guaranteed to Meet IEC Double Anti-PID Standards

3 Aug

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar”), a global leader in the photovoltaic (PV) industry, has announced that it has become the first PV module provider to guarantee that all JinkoSolar Standard Mass Produced PV Modules meet IEC62804 double anti-PID standards.


President Li Zhenguo: Distributed PV Formally Enters 3.0 Era

25 Jul

In 2016, China’s newly installed capacity of distributed PV was 4.24 million kilowatts, an increase of 200% year on year. (more…)

TrendForce Anticipates Increasing Demand for Taiwanese PV Products This Third Quarter Following Latest Reviews of AD/CVD Rates

18 Jul

The U.S. has further lowered the antidumping and countervailing (AD/CVD) rates imposed on Chinese and Taiwanese solar imports in 2012 and 2014, according official statements on the recent AD/CVD reviews conducted by the U.S. Department of Commerce. (more…)

Taiwan Court Rejects Patent-Infringement Charge of Heraeus against Giga Solar

10 Jul

Taiwan’s Intellectual Property Court ruled on July 7 refuting charge of patent infringement by Heraeus, the world’s leading metallization paste supplier, against Giga Solar Materials, Taiwan’s major past supplier. Heraeus is examining the ruling, which involves its Taiwan patent No. 1432539, in order to decide whether to appeal the case. (more…)