2016-11-04

Midstream Prices of PV Supply Chain Closing to Rooftop: Price Trend

With trading remaining brisk, overall prices of the PV supply chain has kept on rising this week, with prices of silicon wafers scoring the steepest hike, due to serious shortage of supply. Polysilicon prices on China's spot market has hit RMB 123-125/kg. However, t.. more
2016-10-27

Short-Term Supply Shortage Allows Prices in Mid-Sector of the Supply China to Increase the Most This Year: Price Trend

FiT rates may be lowered in China at around June 30th or September 30th 2017 and the market didn’t seem to be affected by it this week. The increase in module orders continued to boost the number of orders for mid-to-upstream sectors. Last week, the market remaine.. more
2016-10-21

Prices of China-Made PV Modules Spike Following Price Raise in Mid- and Upstream Sectors: Price Trend

Following the step last week, spot prices in the PV supply chain spiked further this week, not only in the up- and midstream sector but also for China's domestic PV modules, a trend expected to continue into first half of November. China's polysilicon prices star.. more
2016-10-14

Prices Rebound during PV Taiwan 2016; Apparently in Wafer and High-efficiency Cell: Price Trend

PV Taiwan 2016, held during Oct. 12 ~ 14 in Taiwan, was the first large PV tradeshow in Asia-pacific region since China's National Holidays. This tradeshow has generated a lot of interests and lively discussions, and was an indicator to future price trend across.. more
2016-10-06

Prices in China’s PV Market Rebounded in Late September; PV Taiwan Will Be a Predictor of Future PV Demand

PV product manufacturers in Taiwan and China saw orders returning in the second half of September, while prices of polysilicon, wafers and PV cells started to rally after reaching their lows, according to EnergyTrend, a division of TrendFor.. more
2016-09-23

Price Drop of PV Modules Spreads to Mid- and Upstream Sectors: Price Trend

Despite an upturn in demand, PV module prices have plunged further in September, as suppliers scrambled for orders during trade fairs in India and the U.S. Indian buyers have demanded further cut into quotes, already at low level, driving down average prices for PV cell.. more
2016-09-09

Lower Polysilicon Prices Trigger Price Drop Throughout PV Value Chain: Price Trend

Despite annual equipment maintenance restraining production volumes, prices on China's polysilicon have tumbled on weak demand, signaling across-the-board price drop in the PV supply chain. The price decline reverses the long-term higher prices on China's polysilico.. more
2016-09-01

PV Quotes Unlikely to Rebound through October, Price for Wafers to Slide: Price Trend

PV market momentum in China remains weak, while PV demands in markets such as USA, Japan, Europe and India are also flat. PV order volumes are expected to rise only when the Chinese market restarts booking products for large-scale PV projects and solar bids in the.. more
2016-08-26

Price Decline for Wafers to Speed Up in September Due to Gloomy Market Outlook: Price Trend

PV market momentum in China continues to slow down, while PV demands in the U.S., Japan, and Europe are weak as it entering the latter half of the third quarter. The order volumes are estimated to rise only after demand from China's large-scale PV power stations .. more
2016-08-21

Prices across PV Value Chain to Go Decreasing through September: Price Trend

PV demand remained weak all over the world, while August and September will be the months with the least demand this year. The high inventory level may not allow price to rebound even if demand starts to pick up in October. EnergyTrend projects a downward trend for PV p.. 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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