Industry Focus


PV Industry Price Trend: End Sector Forces an Incandescence State in Module Prices amidst Apparent Inflation from Upstream Sector

Polysilicon Polysilicon quotations continued to rise this week, where most concluded transactions had come from sporadic orders. The demand for sporadic polysilicon orders has ascended significantly amidst the continuously increasing operating rate from downstream wafer businesses, while most first-tier businesses are currently delivering products according to the September orders that were previously locked on, with essentially no additional products for sales, and individual businesses are also successively signing for October orders. ...  more



[Others] China’s Tightened Energy Control Affects Economy and Everyday Life, including Taiwanese Companies in Mainland

Sources in China indicate that Suzhou—a base camp of Taiwanese companies in the mainland—will suspend electricity supply from the noon of September 26 to October 1 following the country’s policy “Dual Control System of Total Energy Consumption and Intensity” (hereinafter “the dual control policy”), which has affected local enterprises and their counterparts from Taiwan....  more


[Lithium Battery] Rosatom to Build a 3GWh Battery Production Base in Kaliningrad

Energy news websites and other media outlets have reported that Russian state-owned energy company Rosatom has chosen Kaliningrad as the location for its new manufacturing base for lithium-ion batteries. Bordering between Poland and Lithuania, the Kaliningrad Oblast remains strategically vital to Russia’s interests in the Baltic Region....  more


[Solar] Shuangliang Eco-Energy signed contacts with Xinte Energy and Jiangsu Zhongneng Silicon

Sept 22nd, Shuangliang Eco-Energy announced that it has signed contacts for polysilicon from two different manufacturers.  The first contact...  more


[Solar] Interface engineering for a stable, 23.4% efficient perovskite solar cell

Scientists led by Switzerland’s École Polytechnique Fedérale de Lausanne (EPFL) demonstrated a simple approach to designing the interface be...  more


[Solar] Ubiquity solar will set up a manufacturing facility to produce 350 MW of ‘utility grade’ PV cells

Canada based solar PV module manufacturer Ubiquity Solar Inc. will set up a manufacturing facility in the US to produce 350 MW of ‘utility g...  more