2016-02-02

Targets of Installed PV Capacity in Sunbelt Countries Exceed 400GW as Demand Rises in Emerging Markets

Several countries in the Sunbelt region have raised their respective renewable energy targets for the 2020~2030 period. Together, the targets of installed PV capacity of all Sunbelt countries are now over 400GW. Economic growth and adoption of carbon emission reduction p.. more
2016-01-07

Installed Cost of Utility-Scale PV System in the U.S. Down 17% YoY in 3Q15; Falling PV Costs Will Spur Demand

The latest analysis from EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, finds that prices of photovoltaic (PV) systems are in a steady decline. In the U.S., for example, the average installed cost of utility-scale PV systems was at US$1.38/W in the third quarter of 2015 co.. more
2015-12-30

Trina May Gain Big from Second Review of 2012 AD/CVD Case as the U.S. Considers Cutting Tariffs on Chinese PV Imports

The United States Department of Commerce is expected to soon reveal the preliminary ruling on its second review of anti-dumping and countervailing (AD/CVD) rates on Chinese photovoltaic (PV) cell imports for 2012. This comes after the U.S. government agency conclu.. more
2015-12-17

ITC Extension Will Halt Installation Rush in the U.S. and Stabilize Global PV Market Growth: EnergyTrend

The U.S. House of Representatives passed an amendment to extend the solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) on December 16. The extension, which is part of a tax and spending package, is now being moved to the Senate for consideration and is very likely to win final appro.. more
2015-12-11

EnergyTrend Anticipates Global PV Demand to Reach 59GW and Industry to Undertake Massive Capacity Expansion in 2016

Spurred by major and emerging markets, global photovoltaic (PV) demand has grown substantially this year. According to the latest Gold Member Report by EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, installed capacity worldwide for 2015 is estimated at 53GW, amounting to a 2.. more
2015-11-19

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
2015-09-25

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
2015-09-20

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
2015-09-15

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
2015-08-24

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