Phono Solar: Using Group Advantages to Establish New Horizontal Integration Strategy

Japan’s photovoltaic (PV) market is the fastest developing market in 2013, attracting many Chinese and foreign PV manufacturers to enter the country’s market. Shipments to Japan have shown linear growth this year. Phono Solar who has also entered Japan m.. more

Interview with CSUN: Adopting a more diverse approach is the key to transforming from a Chinese manufacturer to a global company

China Sunergy released the 1Q13 financial report on July 1st, 2013. The overall net sales turned out to be better compared with last quarter. Shipments totaled 102.5MW, a 30.7% increase in contrast to previous quarter. The gross margin also increased from -3.7% in 4Q12 .. more

Interview with JA Solar: Getting rid of the interference, PV industry is moving towards constructive integration

JA Solar’s financial structure is relatively complete among all the large first-tier Chinese manufacturers, which can be rare in the PV storm throughout the globe. Recently, JA Solar’s vice president, Bill Chen, has accepted EnergyTrend’s interv.. more

GTAT: Upgrade from Polysilicon Furnace to High-efficiency Mono-like Furnace, The Balance between Cost and Efficiency is the First Priority

  GTAT exhibited its DSS 450 MonoCast at SNEC PV POWER EXPO 2012, which is claimed to be capable of producing mono-like ingots with mono’s  conversion efficiency and multi’s cost. Given the weak market demand, it is difficult for ma.. more

Jin Hua Chen Metal Engineering: Metal Engineering Big Name Turns into Solar Giant

Jin Hua Chen Metal Engineering CO., LTD, whose business took off as a metal engineering company, set foot in the solar industry since 2000. With an in-depth knowledge on the architecture engineering and the process of assorted bidding projects, the company not only has.. more

Jintex Corporation: Dye Sensitized Solar Cells on the Verge of Booming Growth

Over the recent years, as the solar industry shifted from undersupply to oversupply, dye sensitized solar cells (DSSC) have been receiving increasing interest. A number of manufacturers have begun investing in this sector. EnergyTrend, a research division of TrendForce,.. more

Everlight Chemical: Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells to Bring Innovation to the Next-Generation Solar Products

Recently, due to that silicon-based solar technology has entered a mature stage, the spotlight has been shifting to other solar technologies as the market is pursuing more innovations. EnergyTrend conducted an interview with Everlight Chemical Industrial Corporation, which.. more