2015-11-13

This Week’s Spot Price 11/9~11/13

Spot prices of polysilicon are plump although demands from downstream sectors are strong. Oversupply strictly restricts polysilicon price from raising so that inventory is difficult for manufacturers to clean. The price trend is expected to remain weak in near future. In con.. more
2015-11-06

AD/CVD Ruling and Overseas Capacity Expansions Are Variables to the Current PV Boom: EnergyTrend

China’s National Reform and Development Commission has announced that there will be no significant reduction in feed-in tariff (FiT) rates for the country’s photovoltaic (PV) power plants in 2016. In its report on improving FiT policies for onshore wind an.. more
2015-10-31

This Week’s Spot Price (October 26~30)

Strong market demand has been driving the raise of spot prices among the solar supply chain since the start of the third quarter. However, price trend of polysilicon remains weak due to over supply. In China, strike price of polysilicon fluctuates between RMB112~113/kg, wh.. more
2015-10-22

Mono-Si Market is the Only Exception to A Hot PV Sector: EnergyTrend

Soaring demand from China, Japan and the U.S. ensures that the first-tier photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturers are booked in orders up to the first quarter of 2016. Currently, prices are rising for all multi-Si products from wafers to cells and modules, with wafers hav.. more
2015-10-08

Orders Flow into PV Sector as Government Initiatives Generate Strong Demand in China

Policy directives from the Chinese government continue to drive the country’s demand for photovoltaic (PV) systems. China’s National Energy Agency has recently increased the national PV installation target and expects an additional 5.3GW-worth of generatio.. more
2015-10-02

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
2015-09-25

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
2015-09-17

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
2015-09-11

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
2015-09-03

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

 

SOLAR MARKET STATUS

TrendForce Reports Prices of Lithium-Ion Battery Cells Enters a Slow Climb; Supply of Polymer Cells Remains Tight

The latest lithium-ion battery market report from EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, finds that the price upswing for battery cells.. more

RESEARCH

Merger of Gintech, NSP and Solartech Will Contribute to Taiwan’s Solar Industry by Speeding Up Vertical Integration and Stimulating Investments

Taiwan’s three solar companies Gintech, Neo Solar Power (NSP) and Solartech signed an MOU on October 16 announcing their .. more

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