2018-08-01

F9900 Series from Brave C&H Gains Widespread Praise in Solar Industry for Successfully Revolutionizing Screen Printing Process

Once relatively unnoticed, the precision screen printing industry is forging a successful path into the growing global solar energy market. Taiwan’s Brave C&H Supply Co. Ltd., a major supplier of screens, printing equipment, and rela.. more
2018-06-25

Mono-Si PERC Cells May Reach High Efficiency up to 24%! Heraeus Still Anticipates Opportunities for Multi-Si and N-type Technologies

The PV market in 2018 has experienced considerable changes. Some policies are vague, while different trends emerge in supply chains of mono-Si and multi-Si products. N-type cells join the competition again, while other solutions such as bifac.. more
2018-06-25

SMA Leads PV Inverter Market with Global Installation above 65 GW

In SNEC 2018, EnergyTrend learnt that Germany's SMA global installation exceeded 65 GW. Established 37 years ago, this world’s first inverter company still leads the industry. The ennexOS comes first in the industry SMA China has a long history .. more
2018-05-14

BIG SUN Licensing Integrated iPV Tracker Technology Globally

Amid the increasingly acute competition of the PV power energy market, bifacial PV modules and solar-tracking systems have prevailed over traditional fixed PV system with single-sided modules, thanks to their much higher efficiency. iPV .. more
2018-02-26

iPV Tracker's High Flexibility in Both Design and Solution

In Jan. 2018, when the strongest cold front in 48 years hit Japan, a 4.4 MW PV power plant on Mount Akagi of Gunma Prefecture kept on operating normally, amid snow 20 centimeters thick. In Yamagata Prefecture, where the snow had alre.. more
2017-11-15

Heraeus PV Stages Remarkable Performance with Reliable Technology, Strong Service, and Bold Vision

With the center of the global PV industry and market having shifted to Asia in recent years, the share of Germany, which used to be a PV industry bastion, has plunged to less than 2% in terms of PV installations in 2017. However, the country.. more
2017-10-27

iPV Tracker Boasts Optimal Flexibility to Catch Up Technological Improvement in PV Industry

2017 has been an eventful year for the PV industry, as the yearly demand will top 100 GW, notably robust demands in emerging markets; half-cut cell and bifacial modules will commercialize soon, and black-silicon cells are posing grave threat on traditional mono-si and multi.. more
2017-10-11

Taiwanese Enterprises Striving for 20% Goal for Renewable Energy by 2025

The goal of the Tsai Ing-wen administration in Taiwan to raise the share of renewable capacity to 40%, generation to 20% by 2025, as part of the nuclear-free homeland vision, poses as a major challenge for both the government and the private sector.  That goal is a tal.. more
2017-09-05

iPV Tracker Widens Advantages amid Rapid Solar Development

BIG SUN Group, a Taiwanese solar cell manufacturer that has been a pioneer in the industry for over a decade, developed a dual-axis solar tracking system called iPV Tracker. The product helped BIG SUN differentiate itself from the es.. more
2017-05-22

Directional Solidification Process Boasts High Yield at Low Cost: Evaluation of SEMINC Si3N4 Approach

While researchers are the ones with most understanding of industrial technologies, first-line engineers are the ones knowing which products are best for use. In determining development direction, financial managers and decision makers must take into account overall performance/.. more

 

SOLAR MARKET STATUS

Price Trend: Upstream Demand Tends to Be Conservative, While Downstream International Market Prices Fluctuate Significantly

Polysilicon and si-wafer manufacturers continued to respond to slowing demand this week with capacity control. The overall price is now ba.. more

RESEARCH

TrendForce Expects Prices of Lithium-ion Batteries to Increase by 5~15% in 3Q18 Due to Rising Costs of Materials

Cobalt prices have reached another record high in 1Q18, according to the data from EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce. As the resu.. more

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