2011-05-05

Feed-In Tariff: Does the United States Need a National Policy?

Rising gas prices, oil spills, and nuclear disasters have a way of refocusing the world's attention and commitment to the need for clean, sustainable, and renewable energy (RE). For two decades, countries in Europe, Asia and other regions of the world have carried ou.. more
2011-03-14

EnergyTrend: Japan Earthquake Affects the Global Supply Chain

EnergyTrend, a research subsidiary of TrendForce focusing on green energy industry, indicated that most solar cell manufacturers such as Sharp, Sanyo, and Kyocera are gathered in kanzai area of Japan. Therefore, the impact of quack was contained to minimal. According to.. more
2011-02-23

Effects of Prolonging Subsidy Policies on the U.S. Solar Market

Carbon reduction has become a global trend and solar energy has always been considered as an alternative source of energy. The U.S. government has shown positive support for the solar industry by prolonging subsidy policies. The latest research report by EnergyTrend, a .. more
2010-12-21

EnergyTrend: Global PV Installation to Witness Moderate Growth in 2011; Concerns of Oversupply Remains

  EnergyTrend: Global PV Installation to Witness Moderate Growth in 2011; Concerns of Oversupply Remains   According to EnergyTrend, a research division under TrendForce, total global capacity in 2011 is estimated to maintain at 20GW-25.. more
2010-12-08

Key Factors for Future Success of the CIGS Industry

Looking forward at the supply and demand of the solar industry in 2011, unpredictable market conditions and lack of a leading technical pioneer have resulted in different market noises. The development trend of CIGS technology, which is widely believed to become the main st.. more
2010-11-18

GT Solar to Enter the LED Market

The largest leading provider of equipments used to produce polysilicon and ingots, GT Solar, announced its intention to expand their business into the LED market. The company claims that they are currently in the process of working closely with select customers to test th.. more
2010-10-22

Outlook for the Worldwide Solar Power Market in 2010~2011

The topic of energy-saving has become a global trend. Out of all the clean energies, solar energy has always been deemed as an alternative to traditional oil energy. With new regulations and subsidies released, the EU implemented the 20-20-20 targets. Governments have shown.. more
2010-10-19

The Solar Energy Subsidies in Germany will Likely Decline By 13% in January 2011

German Environment Minister Dr. Norbert Röttgen indicates, in light of the current expansion rate in German solar market, the solar energy subsidies are expected to fall by 13% in January next year. TrendForce indicates that the concern about excess supply in 2011 .. more
2010-09-15

2H2010 Global PV Market Development Trend and Discussion

2H2010 Global PV Market Development Trend and Discussion The topic of energy-saving has become a global trend. Out of all the clean energies, solar energy has always been deemed as an alternative to traditional oil energy. With new.. 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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