Industry Focus


Favorable Policies Drive Australia’s Annual Solar Demand, but How Long Can It Remain Above 4GW? [Free Report]

The scale of the Australian solar market grew rapidly in 2018 after years of remaining roughly at a level of just 1GW. The total solar demand of the market for 2018 is estimated to have reached 4.4GW...  more



[Solar] Price Trend: Demand Slowdown and Rising Stock Levels Lead to Unstable Price Movements

This week, the market saw both upward and downward price movements; the unstable price movements are a result of the slowdown of expected demand and the growth of the supply side’s inventory level. The overall supply chain is still based on the trend of major manufacturers, and the current market price trend tends to drop slowly. ...  more


[Solar] UK Will Raise the Share of Offshore Wind in Its Energy Mix to 30% by 2030

Offshore wind power has been regarded as one of the few renewable generation technologies that have excellent market prospects because it produces much more electricity than other technologies do, and its deployment is not restricted by land availability. ...  more


[Solar] Wide Variety of Taiwan-Made Batteries on Display in Battery Japan 2019

A wide variety of batteries, including stationary energy storage systems and niche products, were on display in Taiwan exhibition area at Battery Japan 2019, held in Tokyo Feb. 27-March 1, underscoring the diversity and flexibility of Taiwan's battery industry.  ...  more


[Solar] Danen Closes Wafer Plant

The sluggish global PV power market has taken another toll, as Danan Technology Corp. announced on March 13 closure of its wafer plant, reporting that it will sell the asset and seek development of new business. Prior to the announcement, trading of the company's shares had been suspended, with share price staying at NT$3.25, lower than its net worth of NT$5 per share....  more


[EV] Tesla Puts Its Solar Business in a Tighter Spot by Closing Most of Its Physical Stores

Tesla has announced earlier this year that the company will be closing most of its physical retail stores across the US as part of an overall effort to shift all of its sales online. Only a few flagship stores will remain open for displaying products....  more