2016-01-07

This Week’s Spot Price (January 4 to 8)

Solar PV price trend during the first week of 2016 has a wait-and-see attitude because most orders for January were dealt in last December and quotes for February will not be reported until mid-January. The major variable to future quotes is the industrial accident happen.. more
2015-12-31

This Week’s Spot Price December 28~31

Spot prices of polysilicon in both Taiwanese and Chinese markets kept dropping during this week. In Taiwan, the lowest price has fallen to US$10.5~11/kg level, while the price level in China was as low as at RMB104~106/kg. Nonetheless, the months-continued downward tr.. more
2015-12-18

This Week’s Spot Price 12/14~12/18

Spot price of polysilicon continues dropping. Some polysilicon in Taiwanese market was sold by prices less than US$12.5/kg, while the price trend in China was also weak. As it goes closer to the end of the year, polysilicon manufacturers became more flexible for the prices.. more
2015-12-11

This Week’s Spot Price 12/07~12/11

Recent polysilicon prices continue to fall. Taiwan can even see prices at US$ 12.5/kg. Affected by an import price of RMB 106/kg, polysilicon prices will still reflect a downtrend in China. Multi-Si wafer shortage remains in China and Taiwan. Procurement staff had .. more
2015-12-04

This Week’s Spot Price 11/30~12/04

EnergyTrend finds a consecutive fall in price trend of polysilicon. Recently, some polysilicon in Taiwan market was sold by price lower than US$13/kg, and the downturn is expected to last for a while. The multi-si wafer sector was still in short supply in both China and .. more
2015-11-26

This Week’s Spot Price 11/23~11/27

Selling prices of Polysilicon in Chinese market dropped again in the past year. As EnergyTrend learned, the spot prices decreased because large amount of polysilicon were sold by prices under an agreed range despite Wacker was limited by the agreement. Lower-than-deal pri.. more
2015-11-20

This Week’s Spot Price 11/16~11/20

The downward price trend of polysilicon in China was halted during the past week because of slight supply shortage of wafers. However, polysilicon outside of China remained oversupply so the spot prices were hard to retain at the same level as they were in prior weeks. Poly.. more
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

 

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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