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

2018-02-16

[Solar] Taipower Began to Build Taiwan's Biggest PV Plant in Changhua Coastal Industrial Park

Taiwanese state-owned utility Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower) recently has set two records of largest PV power plants in Taiwan. Back in 2014, T.. more

2018-02-16

[Solar] Panasonic Fulfills 100 Thousand Solar Lanterns Project in Its 100th Anniversary, Bringing Light to Off-grid Communities Globally

Panasonic Corporation announced the successful completion of its 100 Thousand Solar Lanterns Project, which has brought light to off-grid commun.. more

2018-02-16

[EV] Tesla's Enormous Demand Made Cylindrical Battery Undersupplied

Gigafactory, a joint venture of Tesla and Panasonic, was rumored to produce less than expected. Panasonic was forced to allocate its battery capac.. more

2018-02-13

[Solar] US Solar Sector Lost Nearly 10,000 Jobs in 2017 and Recorded the First Employment Contraction for the Industry in Seven Years

The US solar industry posted job loss in 2017, according to the Solar Foundation. The National Solar Job Census 2017, which was recently rel.. more

2018-02-09

[Solar] Trump Urges Congress to Slash Green Energy Budget

At odds with the global green current, U.S. President Donald Trump has asked the Congress to slash budget for renewable energy by 72%, which ma.. more

2018-02-08

[Solar] Si-Wafer Price Decreases Again; Market Condition will Improve after Chinese New Year: Price Trend

PolysiliconThe decrease of prices for PV cell and si-wafer in January was quite large. Many medium and small manufacturers needed polysilicon pr.. more

PV MARKET STATUS

Wafer
2018/02/14 update

Item Avg Chg
Super High Efficiency Multi-Si Wafer 4.100 (0 %)
Diamond-wire Slicing Multi-si Wafer 3.860 (-0.52 %)
Mono-Si Wafer 4.820 (0 %)

Cell
2018/02/14 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 1.640 (0 %)
Mono-Si Cell 1.540 (0 %)
【Announcement】EnergyTrend has made changes to items and reporting in the quote section of the website due to market demand. Starting on 17 Jan. 2018, quotes in China will be in Chinese yuan (RMB) and quotes outside China will be in US dollar (US$). The separate reporting of quotes will replace the previous model based on weighted global averages. Any questions,please don't hesitate to [ contact us ] !

Si-Wafer Price Decreases Again; Market Condition will Improve after Chinese New Year: Price Trend

PolysiliconThe decrease of prices for PV cell and si-wafer in January was quite large. Many medium and small manufacturers n.. 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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