2011-05-11

EnergyTrend: Inventory Turnover Is Still the Key Factor for the PV Market Development in 2H11

According to EnergyTrend’s survey, the average price of solar cell has approached $1.0/Watt. Manufacturers indicated that since the uncertainties in Europe has been neutrialized, the price quotation of solar cell stayed at $1.0/Watt. On the other hand, since some.. more
2011-05-04

EnergyTrend Latest Solar Price Survey: Manufacturers to Reduce Production in Response to Low Market Visibility

Due to low market visibility, the average price of solar cell has been closed to $1.0/Watt. If the market demand does not recover, the cell price might probably go down below $1.0/Watt. This price trend is as the same as EnergyTrend’s estimation- the solar cell pr.. more
2011-04-27

Solar Wafer and Cell Manufacturers Began Price Cut; Cell Price Dropped below $1/Watt

According to the latest survey conducted by EnergyTrend, a research department of TrendForce Corp., the decrease in the polysilicon price was limited, which was not in line with downstream PV manufacturers’ expectation. Besides, since the polysilicon spot market is.. more
2011-04-20

In Response to A Constant Decrease in Solar Price, Some Manufacturers have Lowered Their Production Capacities

Due to the weakened demand, the pressure of price reduction still remained. According to the latest survey conducted by EnergyTrend, the price in the downstream solar cell industry has slightly decreased. Therefore, EnergyTrend believes that the sales price has come down c.. more
2011-04-19

Continued Decrease in Solar Cell Contract Prices to Bring a Serious Challenge to Manufacturers in 2Q11

According to the weekly price survey conducted by EnergyTrend, the contract prices of Si wafer and solar cell have shown a large decrease, while the polysilicon price still remained the same. On the other hand, due to weak market demand momentum, the module contract price ha.. more
2011-04-13

Decreasing Solar Cell Prices to Bring a Serious Challenge to Manufacturers in 2Q11

According to the weekly price survey conducted by EnergyTrend, the polysilicon price could not withstand the market price pressure and decreased from the high point. The price quotation has shown an obvious decrease this week. On the other hand, the solar cell price continue.. more
2011-04-06

Solar Cell Price Continues to Decrease, the Profit of 1Q 2011 Is Lower than Expected

According to the weekly price survey conducted by EnergyTrend, the solar energy spot prices across the supply chain all went down this week, even the polysilicon price could not beat the market price pressure and decreased from the high point. On the other hand, the solar cel.. more
2011-03-31

Italian Market Demand Ceasing, European Market Demand may be Lower than Expected in 2011

According to the weekly price survey conducted by EnergyTrend, the spot price for solar cells still appeared to be in two extremes. The price of polysilicon has still remained at a high level, but the extent of the increase has shrunk. Moreover, the price of Si wafer has sl.. more
2011-03-23

Extreme Spot Prices Posing a Challenge to Manufacturers: Poly Silicon Prices Rise while Wafer and Cell Prices Drop

March 23, 2011 --- According to the weekly price survey conducted by EnergyTrend, two extremes appear in the solar cell spot price this week. The price of poly silicon continued to increase, while the wafer and cell prices decreased. On the other hand, due to policy uncerta.. more
2011-03-17

TrendForce: The Latest Solar Price Survey

March 17, 2011 --- According to the weekly price survey conducted by EnergyTrend, the solar cell spot price showed extreme responses. In the upstream sector of the solar energy industry, the prices of poly silicon and wafer have remained about the same with a slight increase.. 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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