2016-03-11

PV Cell Prices Are Falling Faster Than Expected Due to Cooling Demand

EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, reports that the global PV market is seeing slowing demand after the Chinese New Year holidays. Peak installation seasons in the U.S. and Japan have passed, and the demand related to China’s efforts to connect its PV po.. more
2016-03-09

Weekly Spot Prices From 2/29 to 3/4

The Chinese market held more conservative attitude after the Lunar New Year. Despite top-tier manufacturers’ full-production status, second-tier Chinese cell manufacturers could start to feel some sales pressure. The polysilicon market saw weaker prices at RMB 2... more
2016-02-19

Prices of Multi-Si Products to Go Flat Due to Major Changes in PV Demand after Chinese New Year

In China, more PV power plants are switching to mono-Si products. This factor and the impending end of the country’s installation rush have caused prices of multi-Si products (e.g. wafers, cells and modules) to level after the Chinese New Year holidays, said Corr.. more
2016-01-29

This Week’s Spot Price 1/25~1/30

The recent Chinese PV market is warm enough to drive price increase of polysilicon, a sector in PV value chain that struggled for significant price downturn during the fourth quarter of 2015. PV wafer manufacturers are piling up polysilicon before the Chinese New Year .. more
2016-01-15

PV Demand Remains Strong in 1Q16; Prices of Multi-Si Wafers and Cells to Peak in February

The general outlook for the 2016 PV market has become more certain as China, the U.S. and the U.K. finalize their respective subsidy policies. “China plans to connect the country’s PV power plants onto the grid before the middle of the year,” said Co.. more
2016-01-07

This Week’s Spot Price (January 4 to 8)

Solar PV price trend during the first week of 2016 has a wait-and-see attitude because most orders for January were dealt in last December and quotes for February will not be reported until mid-January. The major variable to future quotes is the industrial accident happen.. more
2015-12-31

This Week’s Spot Price December 28~31

Spot prices of polysilicon in both Taiwanese and Chinese markets kept dropping during this week. In Taiwan, the lowest price has fallen to US$10.5~11/kg level, while the price level in China was as low as at RMB104~106/kg. Nonetheless, the months-continued downward tr.. more
2015-12-18

This Week’s Spot Price 12/14~12/18

Spot price of polysilicon continues dropping. Some polysilicon in Taiwanese market was sold by prices less than US$12.5/kg, while the price trend in China was also weak. As it goes closer to the end of the year, polysilicon manufacturers became more flexible for the prices.. more
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