February 2, 2016
Major polysilicon producer Wacker Chemie said that its new polysilicon plant in the US had started ramping and existing plants remained at full-capacity despite continued price declines that have reached record lows.
February 1, 2016
Asia-based polysilicon producer Tokuyama Corp said it would take a one-time impairment charge of ¥123.4 billion (US$1.02 billion) on its two polysilicon plants in Malaysia as ASPs were lower than expected and not inline with previous business guidance.
January 12, 2016
SiTec, a subsidiary of centrotherm photovoltaics said it was developing a highly efficient technology called ‘Genesis’ that when perfected would reduce monosilane fluid-bed reactor (FBR) polysilicon production capital and operating costs by approximately 45% each, compared to legacy FBR decomposition processes.
January 8, 2016
Japan-based M.Setek, a subsidiary of Taiwan based flat panel display and PV module manufacturer, AU Optronics Corp (AUO) is to stop production of monocrystalline polysilicon production, due to cost competitive issues.
December 17, 2015
The Government of India is considering supporting polysilicon, ingot and wafer production in India as part of prime minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ programme, that was launched last year.
December 7, 2015
GCL New Energy Holdings, parent company to GCL-Poly and developer GCL New Energy, has issued a profit warning to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, with which the company is listed.
November 24, 2015
India-based conglomerate Lanco Infratech is planning to build a 100MW solar cell production facility at new dedicated Solar SEZ in Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh, India.
November 18, 2015
Updated: Subsidaries of China-based polysilicon and PV module manufacturer LDK Solar have been forced into bankruptcy proceedings in China only shortly after the parent company, formerly listed in the US, exited bankruptcy proceedings of its own.
November 16, 2015
Struggling PV manufacturer LDK Solar said its president and CEO, Xingxue Tong, had resigned with immediate effect last Friday on personal grounds that were not disclosed.
November 12, 2015
The largest polysilicon and solar wafer producer GCL-Poly Energy Holdings has reported both its polysilicon and wafer operations were at full capacity in the third quarter of 2015.

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