INDUSTRY FOCUS

2018-02-07

N-Type Solar Cell Technologies Are Expected to Enter Mass Production in 2018, Driven by China’s Top Runner Program

EnergyTrend, a division TrendForce, has recently published a new report Market of Advanced PV Technology. According to the report, requirements outlined in China’s Top Runner Program (3rd phase) will drive solar PV companies to improve efficiency in order to win the biddings on projects. This will further accelerate the development of next-generation solar cell technologies such as N-type... more

NEWS

2018-04-19

[Solar] Upstream Is in Short Supply, While Downstream Undergoes Inventory Digestion: Price Trend

The phenomenon of market demand has fermented, with the momentum originally expected to reflect only demand from the major or first-tier plants begin.. more

2018-04-19

[Solar] Nanoscale Coating Developed by US Research Team Boosts Light Absorption and Current of Solar Cells by 20%

The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has just announced the development of a low-cost nanoscale coating that can in.. more

2018-04-19

[Solar] Market Share of Green Energy Tops 100% in Portugal

After years of vigorous development, thanks to the factors of unique geographic environment and policy promotion, green-energy power hits a landmark .. more

2018-04-17

[Lithium Battery] Re-purposed Byproducts of Paper-making Become the Electrode of Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

The energy densities of lithium-sulfur batteries are at least twice as much as that of their rival Li-ion batteries of the same weight. Therefore, .. more

2018-04-16

[Others] Finnish Company to Build the World’s Largest Wave Energy Park Near the Coast of Bali

Power generation systems that use the kinetic energy of ocean waves have long been an attractive option for coastal and inshore communities that want.. more

2018-04-16

[Others] Japan Pushing Hydrogen Energy

Amid the global green-energy rush, Japan has been vigorously developing hydrogen energy, in the hope of lowering its heavy reliance on imported petr.. more

PV MARKET STATUS

Wafer
2018/04/18 update

Item Avg Chg
Super High Efficiency Multi-Si Wafer 3.910 (0 %)
Diamond-wire Slicing Multi-si Wafer 3.660 (0 %)
Mono-Si Wafer 4.520 (0 %)

Cell
2018/04/18 update

Item Avg Chg
High Efficiency Slurry Sliced Multi-Si Cell 1.380 (0 %)
High Efficiency DW sliced Multi-Si Cell 1.330 (0 %)
Mono-Si PERC PV Cell 1.580 (0 %)
Mono-Si Cell 1.460 (0 %)
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Upstream Is in Short Supply, While Downstream Undergoes Inventory Digestion: Price Trend

The phenomenon of market demand has fermented, with the momentum originally expected to reflect only demand from the major or fir.. more

Cobalt Prices Soared by More Than 20% in 1Q18, Bringing More Price Pressure to Lithium-ion Batteries


According to the latest data from EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, cobalt prices continued to rise in 2018 and soared b.. more

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