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
2015-11-19

Cost and Efficiency Are Keys to Mono-Si Market Growth in 2016

The sluggish growth of the mono-Si market this year is notable given the fact that many cell manufacturers had switched from multi-Si to mono-Si production in the second half of 2014. Statistical research conducted by EnergyTrend for the 2015 PV market finds that even th.. more
2015-11-16

China to Drive Demand of Lithium Batteries for xEVs in 2016

The global xEVs (x-electric vehicles) market has performed impressively this year mainly because of the Chinese market, which has expanded due to strong government support. EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, estimates that xEV sales in C.. more