2016-04-28

Polysilicon Price Skyrocketed, While Prices in All Segments of PV Supply Chain Weakened: Price Trend

Aside from polysilicon that sees stronger prices, prices in all segment of PV supply chain have weakened. The industry will cool down after June 30th, where grid-connection will mostly be completed by then. Demand is expected to decrease, resulting in lower overall price.. more
2016-04-21

Prices in All Segments of PV Supply Chain Weaken except Polysilicon Market

Seasonality and the end of installation rush in China have weakened prices of multi-Si products, from wafers to cells and modules, said Corrine Lin, assistant research manager for EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce. Polysilicon prices in China, on the other hand, ha.. more
2016-04-15

Polysilicon's Price Skyrocketed, Si Wafer's Price Cut: Price Trend

Last week, China government suddenly started to investigate thoroughly polysilicon material sources that circumvented China's anti-dumping and countervailing duties and smuggled to the Chinese market. This move worsened the availability of spot products for polysilicon i.. more
2016-04-08

Taiwan-made Cells' Price Fell by 2.5%, Shrinking Price Gap to China-made Cells: Price Trend

In the China market, polysilicon has been slightly shortage in supply because newly added mono-si wafer and multi-si wafer capacities cause difficulties to procure spot products. Therefore, mainland China's polysilicon price had reached RMB 125~127/kg, and it continued.. more
2016-04-01

Spot Price of Taiwan-made PV Cells Drops 2.5% This Week: Price Trend

Spot prices of polysilicon in China rose to RMB 120 (US$18.56) to RMB 125 per kilogram due to the slightly tight supply in the market, which caused by higher utilization rates of both mono-si wafer and multi-si wafer capacities. Spot prices in Taiwan also increased, r.. more
2016-03-11

PV Cell Prices Are Falling Faster Than Expected Due to Cooling Demand

EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, reports that the global PV market is seeing slowing demand after the Chinese New Year holidays. Peak installation seasons in the U.S. and Japan have passed, and the demand related to China’s efforts to connect its PV po.. more
2016-03-09

Weekly Spot Prices From 2/29 to 3/4

The Chinese market held more conservative attitude after the Lunar New Year. Despite top-tier manufacturers’ full-production status, second-tier Chinese cell manufacturers could start to feel some sales pressure. The polysilicon market saw weaker prices at RMB 2... more
2016-02-19

Prices of Multi-Si Products to Go Flat Due to Major Changes in PV Demand after Chinese New Year

In China, more PV power plants are switching to mono-Si products. This factor and the impending end of the country’s installation rush have caused prices of multi-Si products (e.g. wafers, cells and modules) to level after the Chinese New Year holidays, said Corr.. more
2016-01-29

This Week’s Spot Price 1/25~1/30

The recent Chinese PV market is warm enough to drive price increase of polysilicon, a sector in PV value chain that struggled for significant price downturn during the fourth quarter of 2015. PV wafer manufacturers are piling up polysilicon before the Chinese New Year .. more
2016-01-15

PV Demand Remains Strong in 1Q16; Prices of Multi-Si Wafers and Cells to Peak in February

The general outlook for the 2016 PV market has become more certain as China, the U.S. and the U.K. finalize their respective subsidy policies. “China plans to connect the country’s PV power plants onto the grid before the middle of the year,” said Co.. more