2016-07-28

High Inventory Level Leads to Lower Prices in August: Price Trend

Prices have been the most stable in the polysilicon market compared with other sectors of the supply chain because mono-Si wafer suppliers have generated considerable demand with their capacity expansion efforts and multi-Si wafer suppliers only lower a small proportion of .. more
2016-07-21

PV Cell Makers Have Lowered Production to Survive the Off Season as Prices Along the Solar Chain Reach New Depths

The global PV market has encountered a freeze in demand as it enters the third quarter, and declining orders led to rising inventories for wafers, cells and modules. “Prices in different sectors of the supply chain have kept falling through .. more
2016-07-08

PV Cells’ Spot Price Reaches the Lowest Level in History, Wafer Price to Decline As Well: Price Trend

PV demand frozen after China’s installation rush ended on June 30. In the third quarter of 2016, order visibility is expected to be very low and inventory of wafer, PV cells and modules will rise. PV module manufacturers encountered sale restrictions so they slashe.. more
2016-07-01

PV Cells’ Spot Price Falls as Quotes of Monocrystalline Products Go Downwards: Price Trend

In China, installation rush of solar PV systems has been concluded by June 30 so market demand has significantly plunged. PV module manufacturers are difficult to find buyers for their modules, and the order visibility was extremely low during this week. As the module inv.. more
2016-06-23

Multi-si PV Cells’ Price Starts Falling Again, While Demand to Mono-si Products Maintains: Price Trend

Chinese markets’ strong demand to PV products has been concluded by the end of installation rush for the June 30 due date. Market demand to multicrystalline PV products significantly decreased, triggering a rapid price drop in this week. In contrast, demand to monoc.. more
2016-06-08

Price Decline for Multi-Si Wafers to Accelerate as PV Market Will Again Experience Oversupply in Next Half of 2016, Expected EnergyTrend

China’s PV market remains uncertain as the installation rush in the country comes to the end and the government has not released any detailed plans on domestic PV targets and related subsidies. Therefore, PV manufacturers in China and T.. more
2016-06-03

Price Trend: PV Demand May Cool Down after Price-decreasing June

World leading manufacturer of multi-si wafers GCL-Poly reported lower price after SNEC 2016 tradeshow taking place in Shanghai, China in late May, driving multi-si wafers’ price to drop by US$0.02 per piece in June. Consequently, spot prices among every sect.. more
2016-05-27

Price Trend: Pessimistic PV Market Outlook for Q3, Price to Fall throughout the Supply Chain

Following the conclusion of SNEC 2016, China’s largest PV industry exhibition, future industry trends have gradually become clearer. With China’s strongly domestic demand in the first half of this year, production has been full. Yet the large amount of grid.. more
2016-05-19

PV Demand Fell Ahead of SNEC as Industry Waits for Clearer Market Outlook

Members of the PV industry will be gathering in Shanghai next week for China’s largest solar energy trade show, SNEC 2016. The tradeshow will provide a venue for manufacturers across the PV supply chain to negotiate their orders in June. Therefore, the global .. more
2016-05-13

Weaker PV Demand in China Leads to Price Fluctuation: Price Trend

Ever since the Lunar New Year, polysilicon prices have increased rapidly to RMB 145-150/kg recently. As market uncertainties have mostly been eliminated, prices have turned stable. Weaker demand from downstream sectors may lead to slower price growth and prices will p.. more