INDUSTRY FOCUS

2018-01-02

Poverty Alleviation Will Be Highlight of China's 2018 PV Power Policy

Standard FiT (feed-in tariffs) of China's PV power stations for grid connection will be cut, according to the notice publicized by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) on Dec. 22, with the new rates listed below:1. Cut FiT for PV power stations inaugurated after Jan. 1, 2018 in I, II, and III resources category areas to 0.55 yuan/kWh, 0.65 yuan/kWh, and 0.75 yuan/.. more

NEWS

2018-01-22

[Others] Chiayi County Sets Up Inspection Fleet to Combat Air Pollution

The Environmental Protection Bureau of Chiayi Councy has set up a fleet of five  electric cars for inspecting and combating air pollution e.. more

2018-01-19

[Solar] Shell Heads toward Green Energy by Planning to Build A 20MW Solar Plant at the Petrochemicals Site

European oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has promised to invest at least US$2 billion per year in green energy before 2020. Its CEO previously s.. more

2018-01-19

[EV] CMC Delivers Electric Motorcycles to Chunghwa Post

In line with the government's policy banning fuel-oil motorcycles by 2035, Chunghwa Post has taken delivery of 1,627 heavy-duty electric motorc.. more

2018-01-19

[EV] Market Shift to Electric Vehicles Poses Challenge to Japan’s Automotive Industry

Japan’s automotive industry is widely admired for its scale, efficiency, and quality. Nevertheless, the country’s car makers and parts s.. more

2018-01-18

[Solar] End Demand Weakens, Making Si-Wafer and PV Cell Prices Drop: Price Trend

PolysiliconPolysilicon price has remained stable this week. However, owing to weak end demand, some downstream si-wafer and PV cell capacities ha.. more

2018-01-18

[EV] Chunghwa Post Has Put More Than 1,600 Electric Motorcycles into Service and Aims to Electrify Its Entire Motorcycle Fleet in Next Six Years

Taiwan’s official postal service Chunghwa Post Co. Ltd. held a press event on 15 January to formally launch its electric motorcycle squadr.. more

PV MARKET STATUS

Wafer
2018/01/17 update

Item Avg Chg
Super High Efficiency Multi-Si Wafer 4.770 (-0.21 %)
Diamond-wire Slicing Multi-si Wafer 4.540 (-0.44 %)
Mono-Si Wafer 5.240 (0 %)

Cell
2018/01/17 update

Item Avg Chg
China-made High Efficiency Multi-Si Cell 1.650 (-1.79 %)
Mono-Si PERC PV Cell 1.780 (0 %)
Mono-Si Cell 1.630 (-0.61 %)
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End Demand Weakens, Making Si-Wafer and PV Cell Prices Drop: Price Trend

PolysiliconPolysilicon price has remained stable this week. However, owing to weak end demand, some downstream si-wafer and PV.. more

TrendForce Reports Prices of Lithium-Ion Battery Cells Enters a Slow Climb; Supply of Polymer Cells Remains Tight


The latest lithium-ion battery market report from EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, finds that the price upswing for bat.. more

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