China Adds 5.3GW of Solar to its Installation Target in Response to International Emission Reduction Roadmaps

China’s National Energy Administrative (NEA) announced an additional 5.3GW solar installation target on September 28. The additional capacity, including ground-mounted and distributed systems, is required to start constructing in 2015 and to become commercial ope.. more

This Week’s Spot Prices (September 21 to 25)

The oversupply of polysilicon will continue in near future, and the price trend remains stable during this week, found EnergyTrend. The polysilicon spot prices fluctuated between RMB113/kg and RMB118/kg in the Chinese market, and the price trends in Taiwanese and Kor.. more

TrendForce Reports Slow but Steady Price Increases across PV Sector in Next Two Months

The latest photovoltaic (PV) market price report by EnergyTrend, says strong demand from major markets such as China, the U.S., Japan and India ensures that first-tier PV module manufacturers will have fully booked capacities to the end of 2015. In particular, the in.. more

Weekly Spot Prices From September 7th - 11th

Reduction in overseas polysilicon supply did not result in much higher Chinese polysilicon prices. Prices in September remained at RMB 115-118/kg. After the US and Europe lost access to the Chinese market, Taiwan has become another important market to them. In addit.. more

Polysilicon Prices Fluctuate Slightly After China Closes Import Loophole in September

China’s polysilicon import volume has declined month by month after the total import volume peaked in May, according to the polysilicon import data in China. As China begins to close a loophole that permits duty-free polysilicon from the U.S., EU and South Korea .. more

This Week’s Spot Price (Aug. 24~28)

Solar PV products’ spot prices remained stable despite the current RMB currency devaluation and globally financial tumbles during the past week. Instead, strong demand for PV products sustained the spot prices so that PV manufacturers are planning to raise the pr.. more

Rising High-Efficiency Module Demand Leads to High Gross Margin for Trina Solar in 2Q15

  China’s top-tier manufacturers have continually announced the financial results for the second quarter of 2015 (2Q15), in which, Trina Solar had the best performance. In 2Q15, Trina experienced strong growth in terms of shipm.. more

Next Generation Technology and Strategic Allocation Races Launched among Global Solar Manufacturers

Mainstream PV products are currently struggling against sameness and virulent price competition. To become outstood over others, solar companies have to develop differentiated and competitive products. The trend is triggered by the EU’s announcement of a new projec.. more

Torrent of Orders Welcome PV Industry to Peak Season, but Price Increases Still Limited

Orders continued to stream into the photovoltaic (PV) market during the latter half of July, according the latest PV price report by EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce. Besides China’s domestic demand being spurred by government p.. more

China, USA and India Respectively Sets 100GW Solar Installation Goals

In the recent, China, India and the U.S. unveiled ambitious solar installation targets up to 100GW. China targets to install a total of 100GW of solar by 2020, India sets an 100GW goal by 2022, while Hilary Clinton, a candidate of U.S.. more