2011-06-22

Solar Market Demand Poised for a Rebound; Inventory Clearance and Capital Market Condition Hold Sway

According to EnergyTrend’s latest survey, the market price decline has slowed down, while demand showed some signs of recovery. In terms of polysilicon price, the lowest price has come to $47/kg, but the main closing price has stabilized. In terms of Si wafer and sola.. more
2011-06-16

Solar Industry Signaled a Mixed Message in Early June; Spot Price Reached New Low but Likely to Rebound in 2H11

According to the latest survey by EnergyTrend, PV spot prices have reached new low at the Intersolar Europe 2011. Though the price of polysilicon remained at $50/kg at the exhibit, it dropped below $50/kg concurrently in China. The Si wafer price has fallen below $2.0/.. more
2011-06-08

Opening of Intersolar Europe 2011 and Half-Yearly Financial Report Releases Lead the PV Market Development

According to EnergyTrend’s survey, the spot price quotation this week is quite stable, compared to last week. However, the PV market demand remains uncertain. From the subsidy policy's point of view, Germany is considering a further 6% cut in previously schedule.. more
2011-06-01

Chinese Manufacturers’ Capacity Expansion Plans still in Progress despite Continued Decrease in Solar Energy Market Price

According to the latest survey by EnergyTrend, the market demand is yet to pick up, and the inventory in stock still remains at a high level. As a result, the polysilicon price has significantly dropped. EnergyTrend’s survey shows that the spot price of polysilicon.. more
2011-05-25

Polysilicon Price Trending down to $50/kg due to High Inventory Level and Low Visibility of Market Demand

Based on the latest survey conducted by EnergyTrend, the market demand is yet to pick up, therefore the inventory still remained at a high level. As a result, the polysilicon price has significantly dropped. The average spot price of polysilicon has decreased by over 10%, co.. more
2011-05-18

PV Market Demand is yet to Materialize, as the Price Decline Continues

Though the uncertainties about the Italian policy change have been resolved, the end market demand has not materialized. As the wait-and-see attitude in the PV market remains, an obvious price decrease appeared once again. According to EnergyTrend’s survey, the spot.. more
2011-05-11

EnergyTrend: Inventory Turnover Is Still the Key Factor for the PV Market Development in 2H11

According to EnergyTrend’s survey, the average price of solar cell has approached $1.0/Watt. Manufacturers indicated that since the uncertainties in Europe has been neutrialized, the price quotation of solar cell stayed at $1.0/Watt. On the other hand, since some.. more
2011-05-04

EnergyTrend Latest Solar Price Survey: Manufacturers to Reduce Production in Response to Low Market Visibility

Due to low market visibility, the average price of solar cell has been closed to $1.0/Watt. If the market demand does not recover, the cell price might probably go down below $1.0/Watt. This price trend is as the same as EnergyTrend’s estimation- the solar cell pr.. more
2011-04-27

Solar Wafer and Cell Manufacturers Began Price Cut; Cell Price Dropped below $1/Watt

According to the latest survey conducted by EnergyTrend, a research department of TrendForce Corp., the decrease in the polysilicon price was limited, which was not in line with downstream PV manufacturers’ expectation. Besides, since the polysilicon spot market is.. more
2011-04-20

In Response to A Constant Decrease in Solar Price, Some Manufacturers have Lowered Their Production Capacities

Due to the weakened demand, the pressure of price reduction still remained. According to the latest survey conducted by EnergyTrend, the price in the downstream solar cell industry has slightly decreased. Therefore, EnergyTrend believes that the sales price has come down c.. more

 

SOLAR MARKET STATUS

Si-Wafer Price Decreases Again; Market Condition will Improve after Chinese New Year: Price Trend

PolysiliconThe decrease of prices for PV cell and si-wafer in January was quite large. Many medium and small manufacturers needed poly.. more

RESEARCH

N-Type Solar Cell Technologies Are Expected to Enter Mass Production in 2018, Driven by China’s Top Runner Program

EnergyTrend, a division TrendForce, has recently published a new report Market of Advanced PV Technology. According to the report,.. more

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