2016-03-08

Dual-Glass Modules to See Rising Opportunities in 2016

The PV industry witnessed advances across the supply chain in 2015, from the higher quality of Si wafers to the better ingredients and formulas for the conductive pastes. The conversion efficiency rates of cell products also rose considerably last year, resulting in modules .. more
2016-02-02

Targets of Installed PV Capacity in Sunbelt Countries Exceed 400GW as Demand Rises in Emerging Markets

Several countries in the Sunbelt region have raised their respective renewable energy targets for the 2020~2030 period. Together, the targets of installed PV capacity of all Sunbelt countries are now over 400GW. Economic growth and adoption of carbon emission reduction p.. more
2016-01-22

4Q15 Lithium Battery Silver Member Report

Consumer Applications Cylindrical, prismatic, and polymer battery price and supply/demand Battery capacity updates in China and the world Future trends of the three types of battery cells Power Applications Key to new energy vehicles in Ch.. more
2016-01-07

Installed Cost of Utility-Scale PV System in the U.S. Down 17% YoY in 3Q15; Falling PV Costs Will Spur Demand

The latest analysis from EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, finds that prices of photovoltaic (PV) systems are in a steady decline. In the U.S., for example, the average installed cost of utility-scale PV systems was at US$1.38/W in the third quarter of 2015 co.. more
2015-12-30

Trina May Gain Big from Second Review of 2012 AD/CVD Case as the U.S. Considers Cutting Tariffs on Chinese PV Imports

The United States Department of Commerce is expected to soon reveal the preliminary ruling on its second review of anti-dumping and countervailing (AD/CVD) rates on Chinese photovoltaic (PV) cell imports for 2012. This comes after the U.S. government agency conclu.. more
2015-12-17

ITC Extension Will Halt Installation Rush in the U.S. and Stabilize Global PV Market Growth: EnergyTrend

The U.S. House of Representatives passed an amendment to extend the solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) on December 16. The extension, which is part of a tax and spending package, is now being moved to the Senate for consideration and is very likely to win final appro.. more
2015-12-11

EnergyTrend Anticipates Global PV Demand to Reach 59GW and Industry to Undertake Massive Capacity Expansion in 2016

Spurred by major and emerging markets, global photovoltaic (PV) demand has grown substantially this year. According to the latest Gold Member Report by EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, installed capacity worldwide for 2015 is estimated at 53GW, amounting to a 2.. more