2016-07-08

PV Cells’ Spot Price Reaches the Lowest Level in History, Wafer Price to Decline As Well: Price Trend

PV demand frozen after China’s installation rush ended on June 30. In the third quarter of 2016, order visibility is expected to be very low and inventory of wafer, PV cells and modules will rise. PV module manufacturers encountered sale restrictions so they slashe.. more
2016-07-01

PV Cells’ Spot Price Falls as Quotes of Monocrystalline Products Go Downwards: Price Trend

In China, installation rush of solar PV systems has been concluded by June 30 so market demand has significantly plunged. PV module manufacturers are difficult to find buyers for their modules, and the order visibility was extremely low during this week. As the module inv.. more
2016-06-23

Multi-si PV Cells’ Price Starts Falling Again, While Demand to Mono-si Products Maintains: Price Trend

Chinese markets’ strong demand to PV products has been concluded by the end of installation rush for the June 30 due date. Market demand to multicrystalline PV products significantly decreased, triggering a rapid price drop in this week. In contrast, demand to monoc.. more
2016-06-08

Price Decline for Multi-Si Wafers to Accelerate as PV Market Will Again Experience Oversupply in Next Half of 2016, Expected EnergyTrend

China’s PV market remains uncertain as the installation rush in the country comes to the end and the government has not released any detailed plans on domestic PV targets and related subsidies. Therefore, PV manufacturers in China and T.. more
2016-06-03

Price Trend: PV Demand May Cool Down after Price-decreasing June

World leading manufacturer of multi-si wafers GCL-Poly reported lower price after SNEC 2016 tradeshow taking place in Shanghai, China in late May, driving multi-si wafers’ price to drop by US$0.02 per piece in June. Consequently, spot prices among every sect.. more
2016-05-27

Price Trend: Pessimistic PV Market Outlook for Q3, Price to Fall throughout the Supply Chain

Following the conclusion of SNEC 2016, China’s largest PV industry exhibition, future industry trends have gradually become clearer. With China’s strongly domestic demand in the first half of this year, production has been full. Yet the large amount of grid.. more
2016-05-19

PV Demand Fell Ahead of SNEC as Industry Waits for Clearer Market Outlook

Members of the PV industry will be gathering in Shanghai next week for China’s largest solar energy trade show, SNEC 2016. The tradeshow will provide a venue for manufacturers across the PV supply chain to negotiate their orders in June. Therefore, the global .. more
2016-05-13

Weaker PV Demand in China Leads to Price Fluctuation: Price Trend

Ever since the Lunar New Year, polysilicon prices have increased rapidly to RMB 145-150/kg recently. As market uncertainties have mostly been eliminated, prices have turned stable. Weaker demand from downstream sectors may lead to slower price growth and prices will p.. more
2016-05-05

PV Price Fluctuation Slows Down Before SNEC: Price Trend

Manufacturers have finished negotiating for May orders, leading to smaller fluctuation in prices. Due to the interruption of trade wars, the polysilicon market still witness slight supply shortage, resulting in stronger prices. But prices increased in a slower-pace limited by.. more
2016-04-28

Polysilicon Price Skyrocketed, While Prices in All Segments of PV Supply Chain Weakened: Price Trend

Aside from polysilicon that sees stronger prices, prices in all segment of PV supply chain have weakened. The industry will cool down after June 30th, where grid-connection will mostly be completed by then. Demand is expected to decrease, resulting in lower overall price.. 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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