2013-08-26

Phono Solar: Using Group Advantages to Establish New Horizontal Integration Strategy

Japan’s photovoltaic (PV) market is the fastest developing market in 2013, attracting many Chinese and foreign PV manufacturers to enter the country’s market. Shipments to Japan have shown linear growth this year. Phono Solar who has also entered Japan m.. more
2013-07-19

Interview with CSUN: Adopting a more diverse approach is the key to transforming from a Chinese manufacturer to a global company

China Sunergy released the 1Q13 financial report on July 1st, 2013. The overall net sales turned out to be better compared with last quarter. Shipments totaled 102.5MW, a 30.7% increase in contrast to previous quarter. The gross margin also increased from -3.7% in 4Q12 .. more
2013-07-11

Interview with JA Solar: Getting rid of the interference, PV industry is moving towards constructive integration

JA Solar’s financial structure is relatively complete among all the large first-tier Chinese manufacturers, which can be rare in the PV storm throughout the globe. Recently, JA Solar’s vice president, Bill Chen, has accepted EnergyTrend’s interv.. more
2012-06-01

GTAT: Upgrade from Polysilicon Furnace to High-efficiency Mono-like Furnace, The Balance between Cost and Efficiency is the First Priority

  GTAT exhibited its DSS 450 MonoCast at SNEC PV POWER EXPO 2012, which is claimed to be capable of producing mono-like ingots with mono’s  conversion efficiency and multi’s cost. Given the weak market demand, it is difficult for ma.. more
2012-05-11

Jin Hua Chen Metal Engineering: Metal Engineering Big Name Turns into Solar Giant

Jin Hua Chen Metal Engineering CO., LTD, whose business took off as a metal engineering company, set foot in the solar industry since 2000. With an in-depth knowledge on the architecture engineering and the process of assorted bidding projects, the company not only has.. more
2012-02-03

Jintex Corporation: Dye Sensitized Solar Cells on the Verge of Booming Growth

Over the recent years, as the solar industry shifted from undersupply to oversupply, dye sensitized solar cells (DSSC) have been receiving increasing interest. A number of manufacturers have begun investing in this sector. EnergyTrend, a research division of TrendForce,.. more
2011-10-04

Everlight Chemical: Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells to Bring Innovation to the Next-Generation Solar Products

Recently, due to that silicon-based solar technology has entered a mature stage, the spotlight has been shifting to other solar technologies as the market is pursuing more innovations. EnergyTrend conducted an interview with Everlight Chemical Industrial Corporation, which.. more
2011-09-27

Sunner Solar: Customization is the Key to Making Inroads into Soaring Thin-Film Solar Market

By Lowy Chang Despite the uncertain outlook of the solar industry, a number of manufacturers are still optimistic about its future prospects, especially the thin film solar technologies having been receiving increasing interest. EnergyTrend conducted an exclusive interview.. more
2011-08-18

Tainergy's IPO: A Leg Up on the Global Stage

With the booming growth of the global solar industry, manufacturers of up, mid and downstream have been aggressively developing their businesses. Tainergy is a professional solar cell manufacturer invested and founded by Kenmec Mechanical Engineering Co. in 2007, in an atte.. more
2011-03-08

Hanwha SolarOne will Continue to Focus on Vertical Integration

EnergyTrend recently had the honor to interview the vice president of technology of Hanwha Solarone, Dr. Mohan Narayanan, at SNEC, one of the largest PV exhibitions in the world. In the interview, Dr. Mohan Narayanan explains their efforts and achievements in the.. more

 

SOLAR MARKET STATUS

Mono-Si Prices Have Kept Dropping and the Competition with Multi-Si Has Become Severe: Price Trend

This week, the price movements are mostly concentrated in the mono-si supply chain. Because there were sufficient inventories for mono-si .. more

RESEARCH

The New Phase of Top Runner Program Favors Companies Already Dominant in Application Bases and N-Type Solutions in Technology Bases

China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) has recently released the official list of proposed projects under the Top Runne.. more

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