2017-05-11

Chinese Demand by June 30th Slows Down, and PV Price Rise Scale Shrinks: Price Trend

PV industry’s upstream and downstream manufacturers have boosted their shipment near the mid-May, in order to satisfy orders by June 30th in China. However, procurement momentum on the demand side has gradually weakened. Thus, each sectio.. more
2017-05-04

PV Price Trend Sees Strong Recovery, Especially in Upstream and Multi-si Cell Sectors: Price Trend

Demand boom drove by China’s installation rush in advance of June 30 continues. During this week, PV module sector was the only exception to the overall price rise across the PV value chain. Upstream PV sector saw relatively strong p.. more
2017-04-27

Installation Rush before June 30 Triggers Mono- and Multi-si Orders as well as Price Rise: Price Trend

China’s installation rush in advance to June 30 has finally appeared after the SNEC 2017 tradeshow held in Shanghai. This week, spot prices for mono- and multi-si segments across the whole value chain has slightly rose, respectively, inc.. more
2017-04-20

Demand for Mono-Si Modules Surges on June 30 Installation Rush

Thanks to the effect of the facility installation rush before the June 30 deadline, demand has picked up, though at slower-than-expectation rate, in the wake of the long holiday in early April. Prices of multi-si wafers have stabilized this week, .. more
2017-04-13

PV Demand Recovers Slowly and Polysilicon Price Continuously Falls: Price Trend

China’s installation rush by June 30th has revived market demand beginning from last week. However, the speed of rising has been slow. Thus, price of polysilicon remained falling this week. Some price quotations even fell below US $ 13/kg.. more
2017-04-06

Recuperating Demand and Price Uplift Market Sentiment in April

The recent dynamic of the solar power market reflects a recovering demand, yet this week prices in different sectors of the supply chain witness different changes. The price of polysilicon continued last week’s pattern- light trading due to qu.. more
2017-03-30

Weaker PV Demand in 1Q17 Results in Wait-and-See Mode for April: Price Trend

The PV market continued to witness weak demand in March, leading to lower-than-expected demand in 1Q17. Polysilicon prices started to decline slightly in mid-March. This week, the polysilicon market saw more significant decline in p.. more
2017-03-23

Weak Demand in PV Market Constrains Si-Wafer Sector from Price Rebound: Price Trend

The overall solar PV demand was weaker than expected during the first quarter of 2017, so it is unsure if the downward price trend could be reverse in April, found EnergyTrend. Polysilicon’s price started decreasing last week and through.. more
2017-03-16

Price Drop across Multi-si Value Chain Continues and Embroils Price Trend of Mono-si Products

Solar-grade polysilicon became sufficient in supply due to production capacity recovery. However, price and order drops of multi-si wafers forced polysilicon price to slightly decrease during this week although relatively strong demand to mono-si wa.. more
2017-03-09

Midstream PV Sectors Striving for Positive Margin: Price Trend

China’s installation rush has yet emerged until early March as expected, while PV supply chain have started fluctuating. Strong demand to mono-si products drove the prices to hike during this week; by contrast, spot prices for midstream mul.. 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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