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
2015-10-22

Mono-Si Market is the Only Exception to A Hot PV Sector: EnergyTrend

Soaring demand from China, Japan and the U.S. ensures that the first-tier photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturers are booked in orders up to the first quarter of 2016. Currently, prices are rising for all multi-Si products from wafers to cells and modules, with wafers hav.. more
2015-10-08

Orders Flow into PV Sector as Government Initiatives Generate Strong Demand in China

Policy directives from the Chinese government continue to drive the country’s demand for photovoltaic (PV) systems. China’s National Energy Agency has recently increased the national PV installation target and expects an additional 5.3GW-worth of generatio.. more
2015-10-02

China Adds 5.3GW of Solar to its Installation Target in Response to International Emission Reduction Roadmaps

China’s National Energy Administrative (NEA) announced an additional 5.3GW solar installation target on September 28. The additional capacity, including ground-mounted and distributed systems, is required to start constructing in 2015 and to become commercial ope.. more