2014-01-28

DOE to Start Investigating The Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties Toward Taiwan’s PV Products Import

International Trade Association (ITA), an institute belongs to the U.S. Department of Commerce, announced that they will start investigating the anti-dumping and countervailing duties on PV products from China and Taiwan. Products including Ingots, wafers, PV.. more
2014-01-25

MIIT to Release Company List, Chinese PV Market Development will be Directed by PV Policies

EnergyTrend, a research division of TrendForce, indicates that global PV demand will be around 42GW in 2014, a 17% rise compares to 2013. As China announced a series of PV and grid-connection policies, Chinese PV demand increases substantially. Chinese companies h.. more
2013-12-23

REC Group 3Q13 Financial Result Analysis: Financial Contributions from Two Subsidiaries is Unclear

REC Group released their 3Q financial result on October 24th, 2013. The company’s solar energy sector became an independent listed company during 2Q13. In the 3Q financial result, REC Solar is listed as - assets to be sold in the parentcompany’s financia.. more
2013-12-23

First-Tier Manufacturers May Gain Profit as PV Demand Reaches 42GW in 2014

EnergyTrend indicates that in 2013, global PV market demand increased quarter by quarter and the amount of grid-connected installation reached 31.5GW as expected. The actual demand turned out to be better than expected - 35.8GW rather than the 33GW predicted earlier be.. more
2013-12-16

Canadian Solar 3Q13 Financial Report Analysis:Total Solutions Business Boosts,Company to Number One Spot in China

Canadian Solar like many other PV manufacturers profited in 3Q13. The company had a net lossof US $12.60 million in 2Q13 largely due to exchange loss. Gross margin was 12.8%, just one step short of becoming profitable. Net incomein 3Q13reached US$27.69 million, with.. more
2013-12-13

2014 Three Major Trends of PV Energy – High-Efficiency Cell, Energy-Storage System, and Acquisition

Demand from China, Japan, and USA will represent about 50% of the total worldwide market share in 2014. Due to the recovery of the European market and the rise of the emerging markets, supply and demand in the PV industry will be able to achieve equilibrium. EnergyTre.. more
2013-12-02

EnergyTrend Chinese Module Shipment Data Report: Difference in Price and Volume of Mainstream Products Easily Distinguishable among Regions

According to EnergyTrend’s investigation, 250W were the mainstream for Chinese modules shipped to Asian countries, such as the matured Japanese market, India, Malaysia, and other emerging markets, in September. From price aspect, the total amount of modules shipp.. more
2013-11-22

First Solar Financial Result Evaluation: System Projects Rule the Company

Among all global first-tier PV manufacturers, First Solar’s gross margin was 27% in 2Q13, which was next to REC Group with the highest gross margin. Overall, 3Q13 was a very successful quarter for First Solar. The company’s 3Q13 financial result was re.. more
2013-10-30

PV Energy Enters High Stable Growth in Asia-Pacific Emerging Markets

The Asia-Pacific region’s PV energy demands is exceeding Europe in 2013, due to emerging Chinese, Japanese and Indian markets, according to EnergyTrend, a green energy subsidiary of TrendForce. Due to high growth potential in China and Japan’s domestic.. more
2013-09-26

SunEdison Financial Result Evaluation: Increase in Power Plant Projects by the End of the Year May Result in financial improvement

MEMC officially changed its company name to SunEdison in the second quarter and released the 2Q13 financial resultsport recently. According to the financial reportresults, the company’s GAAP earnings were US$401.3 million. Net revenue generated from solar ene.. more

 

SOLAR MARKET STATUS

TrendForce Expects Polysilicon Prices to Remain High in Third Quarter Even Though Supply Might Start to Improve in Mid-September

The latest PV market analysis from EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, finds that the average global spot price of polysilicon has.. more

RESEARCH

China’s Cumulative PV Installations Could Reach 250GW by 2020

China has targeted installing 86.5GW PV capacity during 2017-2020 under the 13th Five-Year National Development Plan, including 54.. more

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