Corporate Milestones

Corporate Milestones

2013

February Ranked as worldwide Top 7 cell manufacturer in 2012 by Solarbuzz.
May Introduced Diamond series multi cell with a peak conversion efficiency of 19.5%, as measured by TÜV Rheinland at SNEC 2013. This exceeds market average efficiency by one percent.

2012

March Ranked by Solarbuzz as Top 7 cell manufacturer in 2011.
March Launched its Latest Hybrid Quasi-Mono Series at PV EXPO 2012 in Japan.
May Launched its PID (Potential Induced Degradation)-free solution at SNEC 2012 in Shanghai, resulting in less power decay of solar systems
October Received its Occupational Safety Recognition Award. The 10-year recognition award is the highest honor in industry and the first among solar industry peers.

2011

March Utech Solar Held its Ground-breaking Ceremony in Miaoli.
March Established G.D. Development Corporation for downstream PV system business.
March Ranked as worldwide Top 9 cell manufacturer by Photon
June Ranked 5th in Top 100 Taiwan Technology companies and 1st in the Taiwan solar cell industry by Business Next Magazine.

2010

March Ranked as worldwide top 10 cell manufacturer by Photon
June Launched new “Full Square” series products.
July Achieved total accumulated shipment of 1GW
July Launched its Jhunan Site B groundbreaking ceremony.
December Established Utech Solar as a JV with Mitsubishi and CITIC.

2009

January Launched new “Phoenix” series” color cell products.
June Ranked as Top 100 Best Performing Taiwan Tech Company by Business Week Magazine and Digitimes.
August Awarded the Golden Trade Award 2009 by Taiwan's Bureau of Foreign Trade
December Honored as top 4 of ”Deloitte Technology Fast500 Asia Pacific 2009”.

2008

February Awarded the 2008 Excellent Product Award" by Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA)
March Expanded Fab 2 production capacity of Jhunan Plant A at Hsinchu Science Park to 200MW.
September Awarded the "Golden Trade Award 2008" by Taiwan's Bureau of Foreign Trade for the fastest growth in exports among Taiwanese companies
December Launched new “Douro” series products.

2007

February Jhunan Site A at the Hsinchu Science Park broke ground.
4th Quarter Jhunan Site A started 200MW production.
December Listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange (Ticker: 3514 TT)

2006

July Guanyin Plant at Guanyin Industrial Park started production with a production capacity of 30MW.
December Completion of Guanyin Plant at Guanyin Industrial Park, with production capacity of 60MW

2005

August Gintech Energy Corporation was formally established.
November Guanyin Plant at Guanyin Industrial Park broke ground.