/ May 24, 2016

Sharp to keep solar panel business under Taiwan's Hon Hai

Sharp Corp. is set to retain its struggling solar panel business, judging that it can become profitable with the help of Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., according to an in-house document. In the document posted Monday on its website for employees, Sharp President Kozo ...

Nov 30, 2015

Japan may end business tax break for solar installs, Nikkei says

The ruling Liberal Democratic Party is reportedly seeking to halt funding for the lion's share of a ¥70 billion renewable energy program by removing tax breaks for companies that install solar panels to sell power. Cutting the solar incentive portion of the initiative will shore ...

/ Jul 25, 2014

Sharp to pull out of last overseas solar panel venture

In a further reorganization of its solar business, Sharp Corp. is pulling out of its Italian solar venture, its last overseas panel manufacturing plant. The Osaka-based company agreed to transfer its one-third stake in 3Sun Srl to partner Enel Green Power SpA, Sharp said Thursday. ...

Jun 20, 2013

When the sun doesn't shine, who should pay?

It's a sight that would bring joy to anyone who has ever paid an electric bill: that little wheel on the meter outside your home literally spinning backward, signaling a reduction in your payment and the distribution of excess electricity to your neighbors. Yes, that ...

EU warns of duties on Chinese solar panels

May 30, 2013

EU warns of duties on Chinese solar panels

The European Union's trade chief vowed Tuesday to tax Chinese solar panels next month in the largest EU commercial dispute of its kind, while urging China's exporters to boost prices in return for an eventual end to the tariffs. EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht ...