2017-09-14

Price Trend: Wacker Factory Explosion and Section 201 Clouding PV Supply Chain

The explosion at the Wacker chemical plant in Tennessee of the U.S. last week has aggravated the strained polysilicon supply, making the expected price cut by the industrial chain uncertain. In September, downstream PV-cell module suppliers .. more
2017-09-07

PV Demand Slows Down; Product Price in RMB Remains Constant: Price Trend

This week, under the impact of the PV market’s gradually falling demand and increasing material price, the seesaw battle between the upstream and downstream is continuing. The prices in the supply chain is basically constant, with only the m.. more
2017-08-31

PV Cell Sector Suffers More Pressure from Seesaw Battle in the Upstream and Downstream: Price Trend

The supply chain of solar energy from this week is similar to that of last week. Upstream prices of polysilicon and si-wafer are high, and they are sold if available. However, downstream prices of PV cell and module are under pressure. Because o.. more
2017-08-24

Upstream and Downstream Conditions Become Diverse, PV Cell Price Suffers from Both Sides: Price Trend

This week, after the improvement of shortfall of polysilicon, the supply chain basically remains stable. However, due to the tight supply of polysilicon, the price is still high and made si-wafer price become high at the same time. Nevertheless, th.. more
2017-08-17

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 surged by 20% between the end of July and the middle of August. The polysilicon supply has tightened up suddenly because the leading sup.. more
2017-08-17

Shortfall in Supply of Polysilicon has Improved Slightly While Middle and Downstream Prices Still Suffer Squeezes: Price Trend

There are many polysilicon plants being overhauled in August and September. Also, the demand of si-wafer in August is still high. Therefore, although the tough condition of supply in polysilicon has improved slightly, the obvious drop in pric.. more
2017-08-10

Polysilicon Continues to Be in Short Supply Which Leads to Unstable Prices in the Supply Chain: Price Trend

Shortfall in supply of polysilicon has remained this week, which results in the surging price and causes great effect to the industrial supply chain due to the uncertainty of raw material’s quantity and price. Compared with downstream supply c.. more

 

MARKET STATUS

Mono-Si Prices in December Have Become Stable; Multi-Si Orders to Continue until January: Price Trend

This week, the focus of the market was on the change of the mono-si supply chain. Due to the rapid decline of mono-si price, the demand of.. more...

RESEARCH

The New Phase of Top Runner Program Favors Companies Already Dominant in Application Bases and N-Type Solutions in Technology Bases

China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) has recently released the official list of proposed projects under the Top Runne.. more...

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