Breaking News

U.K. August Inflation Slows to 1.5%, Matching Median Estimate

Tatung Group, Gintech to Set Up Solar Module Joint Venture

Tatung Group, a Taiwanese maker of electronics and home appliances, will form a joint venture for solar modules with Gintech Energy Corp. (3514)

Tatung will hold a 45 percent stake in Gintung Energy Corp., while Gintech, a solar-cell producer in Taiwan, will own 36 percent, Gintech and Tatung unit Green Energy Technology Inc. (3519) said today in an e-mailed statement. Remaining shareholders weren’t disclosed.

Green Energy’s module unit, Apollo Solar Energy Co., will be transferred into the new company.

The venture expects to almost double production capacity to 320 megawatts in the fourth quarter from 170 megawatts.

Green Energy will further manage the production of Gintech wafer unit Utech Solar Corp., which has 450 megawatts of capacity.

To contact Bloomberg News staff for this story: Feifei Shen in Beijing at

To contact the editors responsible for this story: Reed Landberg at Iain Wilson, Indranil Ghosh

Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.

Bloomberg reserves the right to remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.