2017-06-08

Market Situations in China and US Extend Demand through July: Price Trend

PV cell was the only sector across the PV value chain that witnessed significant price rise this week, while other sectors’ rise rates were relatively small. Nonetheless, PV prices across the value chain were still strong due to factors i.. more
2017-06-01

PV Prices Rise Ahead of the June 30 Deadline, Price of PV Cells Hikes: Price Trend

China’s June-30 deadline is around the corner, driving PV prices across the value chain to rise during this week. Si-wafer’s and PV cell’s prices rose, while polysilicon’s and PV module’s prices remained nearly t.. more
2017-05-25

PV Products for China’s Installation Rush almost Booked, Except Wafer Sector: Price Trend

PV product supply for China’s installation rush ahead of June 30 will be ended in next one to two weeks, so PV capacity have been almost booked. With only a few stock volume for supply, PV makers increased their quotes for products, whi.. more
2017-05-18

Restricted Supply Helps Price Rise across the PV Value Chain: Price Trend

PV orders have been booming for more than three weeks after SNEC 2017 tradeshow, gradually balancing supply and market demand across the PV value chain. Polysilicon sector has already gotten rid of pressure of oversupply so its spot price ros.. more
2017-05-11

Chinese Demand by June 30th Slows Down, and PV Price Rise Scale Shrinks: Price Trend

PV industry’s upstream and downstream manufacturers have boosted their shipment near the mid-May, in order to satisfy orders by June 30th in China. However, procurement momentum on the demand side has gradually weakened. Thus, each sectio.. more
2017-05-04

PV Price Trend Sees Strong Recovery, Especially in Upstream and Multi-si Cell Sectors: Price Trend

Demand boom drove by China’s installation rush in advance of June 30 continues. During this week, PV module sector was the only exception to the overall price rise across the PV value chain. Upstream PV sector saw relatively strong p.. more
2017-04-27

Installation Rush before June 30 Triggers Mono- and Multi-si Orders as well as Price Rise: Price Trend

China’s installation rush in advance to June 30 has finally appeared after the SNEC 2017 tradeshow held in Shanghai. This week, spot prices for mono- and multi-si segments across the whole value chain has slightly rose, respectively, inc.. more
2017-04-20

Demand for Mono-Si Modules Surges on June 30 Installation Rush

Thanks to the effect of the facility installation rush before the June 30 deadline, demand has picked up, though at slower-than-expectation rate, in the wake of the long holiday in early April. Prices of multi-si wafers have stabilized this week, .. more
2017-04-13

PV Demand Recovers Slowly and Polysilicon Price Continuously Falls: Price Trend

China’s installation rush by June 30th has revived market demand beginning from last week. However, the speed of rising has been slow. Thus, price of polysilicon remained falling this week. Some price quotations even fell below US $ 13/kg.. more
2017-04-06

Recuperating Demand and Price Uplift Market Sentiment in April

The recent dynamic of the solar power market reflects a recovering demand, yet this week prices in different sectors of the supply chain witness different changes. The price of polysilicon continued last week’s pattern- light trading due to qu.. 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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