Industry Focus


PV Industry Price Trend: Module Quotations Continue to Decline amidst Unrecovered Demand in Short Term

Polysilicon The polysilicon market had slightly fluctuated this week, with a shrinkage in the quotation interval at the same time. With the power restrictions now phasing out, the upstream supply of polysilicon powder is now replenished, followed by a downward adjustment in quotations, and businesses are slightly mitigated in production pressure amidst a gradually alleviating provision status in polysilicon....  more



[Storage] All In One: Innovative Residential Battery Storage From BSLBATT

If the energy transition is to succeed, we need better home battery backup system for renewable energy....  more


[Solar] CIT Rules in Favor of Exemption for Bifacial Modules from Section 201 Tariffs

The US Court of International Trade (CIT) has ruled to exempt imported bifacial PV modules from Section 201 tariffs following the successful petition by a coalition consisting of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), NextEra Energy, Invenergy Renewables, and EDF Renewables. Officially publicized on November 16, the decision has reinstated the exemption that was first granted and then taken away. Furthermore, it has restored the tariff rate for this year to the originally designated level of 15%....  more


[Others] Chinese Team Aims to Transform Abandoned Mines into Hydro-Pumped Power Plants from the Layers of Accesses in Underground Mines

How does one revitalize the abandoned mines amidst the era of depleting mines and declining coal industry? A Chinese research team has recently proposed transforming these mines into hydro-pumped power plants, which would become a new type of power generation facility when being paired with solar and wind power generation equipment....  more


[Wind Energy] Zhongneng Raises NT$40 Billion for Project Finance of Offshore Wind Farm with Largest Industrial Localization

The Zhongneng Offshore Wind Farm—a joint venture backed by China Steel and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP)—announced an agreement of project finance on November 24. ...  more


[EV] Apple Aims to Release Fully Autonomous EVs in 2025 under New Leadership

A new piece of information has surfaced from Apple. The company is now determined to release a fully autonomous electric vehicle in 2025 under the leadership of former Apple Watch software chief....  more