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  • Kazakhstan to cooperate with Qatar, Japan in renewable energy sector

    JAPAN, 2015/10/29 Kazakhstan's Kazatomprom Company has signed an agreement on cooperation with Qatar in solar energy development. Kazatomprom reported on October 28 that a framework agreement on a joint venture in the field of solar energy was signed with Qatar Solar Energy. According to the agreement, Kazatomprom is becoming a strategic shareholder of the Qatari company and is able to expand the chain of production of solar panels from raw materials to the electricity generation, to increase the production capacity of existing enterprises and to start producing ingots and cells with a capacity up to 1,000 MW.
  • Taiwan-based solar cell makers benefit eu china war

    JAPAN, 2013/06/28 Due to the expectation that Japan will lower its solar feed-in-tariff (FIT) in April and the US punitive tariffs' impacts on China-made solar products, some tier-one Taiwan-based solar cell makers have seen orders rising. The Japan solar market has been seeing a surge of request due to the expected incentive cut. In the completed, Japan-based firms tended to issue orders to solar firms in Better China but due to consideration of conversion efficiency, trade barriers against China-based firms, and an ongoing territorial dispute between Japan and China, Japan-based firms have been increasing orders to Taiwan-based firms.