Cost and Efficiency Are Keys to Mono-Si Market Growth in 2016

The sluggish growth of the mono-Si market this year is notable given the fact that many cell manufacturers had switched from multi-Si to mono-Si production in the second half of 2014. Statistical research conducted by EnergyTrend for the 2015 PV market finds that even th.. more

Asia and Americas to Push Global PV Demand Up to 58GW in 2016

Major regional markets (i.e. China, the U.S. and Japan) and other emerging markets continue to drive the demand growth of this year’s photovoltaic (PV) market. The latest report by EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, says that the five largest regional market.. more

EnergyTrend: PERC shows its worth

PERC deployment: The solar industry remains sweet on passivated emitter rear cell (PERC) technology, which continues to enjoy increasing production volumes thanks to its excellent cost-performance ratio, writes Corrine Lin, PV analyst at EnergyTrend. Diminishing .. more

Yingli to Maintain Stable Cash Flow by Following Principle of 'less investment, and quicker turnover'

Yingli announced its financial report for the second quarter of 2015 (2Q15) on September 8th. Total net revenues were US$438.1 million. Total PV module shipments slightly declined from 754.2MW last quarter to 727.9MW. Gross margin dropped from 14.1% previous quarter.. more

Capacity Expansions in Second Half of 2015 Will Affect PV Market Next Year

India has become the fastest growing photovoltaic (PV) market and replaced the U.K. as one of the top three exports markets for Chinese modules, found EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce. Based on EnergyTrend’s latest report, the Chinese PV industry export.. more

Latest U.S. Tariff Ruling Impedes Chinese PV Trades but Helps Taiwanese Companies, According to TrendForce

United States Department of Commerce on July 8 concluded its final ruling of the review of the anti-dumping and countervailing (AD/CVD) measures on certain Chinese photovoltaic (PV) cell imports and ruled to raise the tariff rates set in 2012. This decision will put.. more

EnergyTrend Predicts Chinese Efforts in Expanding Module Capacity Abroad Will Neutralize Much of Impact from Latest U.S. AD/CVD Ruling

At the start of this year, the United States Department of Commerce conducted a preliminary review of the anti-dumping and countervailing (AD/CVD) measures against Chinese photovoltaic (PV) cell imports for 2012 and reduced the overall tariff rate from 30% to 17.5%. .. more

[update] Taiwanese and Malaysian PV Companies Have Strong Case in EU’s Anti-Circumvention Probe

On May 29, the European Commission (EC), the executive body of the European Union (EU) released a list of the Taiwanese and Malaysian photovoltaic (PV) manufacturers that are being investigated for helping Chinese PV manufacturers to circumvent PV cell and modu.. more

2015 PV Demand Stays at 51.4GW; Utilization Rates to Rise in Second Half for Wafers and Modules

The slow recovery of the global PV market continues into the second quarter. Jason Huang, research manager for EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, said the market on the whole is showing positive signs even though prices along the supply c.. more

The Film “Under the Dome” Reflects New Opportunities in China’s Green Industries

Chai Jing’s documentary, “Under the Dome” has stirred up Chinese society’s deep concern about smog and other pollution problems that are widespread in the country. While China annual GDP on average has grown by about .. more