2014-06-30

Cell Prices Stabilize in 2Q14, Price Uptick Expected in 3Q14

Following cylindrical cells price and volume usage declines, supply and demand for the technology is expected to remain flat in the second quarter of 2014, due to lowered supply coupled with slight demand increases. Additionally, manufacturers estimate prices will stabilize, en.. more
2014-06-26

Solar makers to expand production capacity; pricing to be affected by Chinese market demands

Contrary to PV manufacturers’ high utilization rates spurred by UK and Japan market demands in first quarter of 2014, pricing in the PV industry is likely to drop in the following quarter, according to EnergyTrend, a subsidiary of Taiwan-based market intelligence.. more
2014-06-07

Preliminary Ruling of Countervailing Duties Alludes to Harsh Rulings in Anti-Dumping Case

Based on the recent U.S. Department of Commerce's countervailing duties (CVD) preliminary ruling, anti-dumping (AD) preliminary results can be deduced to be in line with the CVD rulings, analyzesEnergyTrend, the Green Energy Research Division ofTrendForce.. more
2014-06-03

Taiwanese PV Manufacturers’ Careful Strategy Deployment to Keep up with Capacity Expansion Trend

EnergyTrend/Corrine Lin Impacted by increased demand from China, Japan, USA, and UK, PV installation is likely to grow substantially in 2014, and thus will lead to a surge in overall supply chain prices. “In 1H13, cell and module prices were the first ones .. more
2014-05-26

[Update] India Plans to Impose Anti-Dumping Duties on products from China, USA, Taiwan and Malaysia, Local Solar Power Station Installation Costs to Rise

On May 22, India’s Ministry of Commerce & Industry issued a statement that it will impose anti-dumping duties on solar products imported from China, US. Taiwan and Malaysia. In particular, it recommends imposing US$0.11/watt in duties on First Solar p.. more
2014-05-15

Australian Government Announces Anti-Dumping Investigation towards Chinese Module Imports

Australia’s anti-dumping commission announced on May 14th that they will conduct an anti-dumping investigation on finished and semi-finished Chinese PV module imports. The commission will be investigating whether there are dumping issues for PV modules shipped from .. more
2014-05-05

China to Impose Anti-dumping and Countervailing Duties on Solar Grade Polysilicon Imported From EU

Chinese government announced that it will impose anti-dumping and countervailing duties on solar grade polysilicon imported from EU as an immediate reaction against EU’s former decision of imposing the same duties on China-made PV glasses. Announced on May 1st, th.. 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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