2017-07-27

China Demand Weakens, Prices for Overseas Orders are Relatively High: Price Trend

With China's downstream demand beginning to weaken this week, capacity utilization rate of first-tier module firms has remained relatively high, thanks to delivery of remaining orders for PV projects yet to be installed after the June 30 dead.. more
2017-07-20

Mono-si Supply Chain Begins Price Cut amid Divergent Market Demands: Price Trend

As of mid-July, downstream mono-si demands had remained sluggish for three weeks consecutively. Mono-si PV cell suppliers began to cut prices at larger scale this week, driving downward mono-si wafer prices, a development conducive to higher mono.. more
2017-07-13

Market Demands Continue Diverging, and Multi-si Wafer Price is Sustainable: Price Trend

During the second week of July, market demand basically repeated its status from last week. Some delayed fulfillment from Chinese orders by June 30th still existed. Multi-si supply chain's demand remained high. Current utilization rates can.. more
2017-07-06

Demand Wasn't Frozen after June 30 but Outlook is Hugely Uncertain: Price Trend

After China’s installation rush by June 30th was over, PV supply chain price and demand didn't sharply drop as expected, but even slightly moved up. Thus, PV manufacturers' opinion toward upcoming price direction varied from one .. more
2017-06-29

PV Prices Will Remain Stable in July on Demand from China and the U.S.: Price Trend

Indigenous PV demand, along with downstream demand, in China will be extended to July, as completion date for many PV projects, unable to meet the original schedule for grid connection on June 30, has been extended by one month, on the approva.. more
2017-06-22

PV Prices Diverge Further on China’s Installation Postponement Effect: Price Trend

The postponement of some grid-connection plans, originally scheduled on June 30, on the Chinese market has pushed back the demand for PV cells and modules to July, stabilizing prices at various sectors of the PV supply chain this week, which m.. more
2017-06-15

US and Europe to Boost Next Demand Rush, Raising Price of Third-party Countries Capacity

Installation rush in China ahead of June 30 is about to terminate, so trading volume has significantly dropped. For one thing, there is nearly no product for transaction in the market; for the other, it is meaningless to buy PV products this wee.. more
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

 

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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