4Q11 Lithium Battery Market Stabilized by Chinese New Year Demand Surge

NB Battery’s Stagnant Demand Showed Signs of Rebound According to EnergyTrend, the green energy research division of TrendForce, due to the persisting weak demand for notebook in December 2011 and the initial production downsizing taking effect, the price dro.. more

Upstream Spot Price Rises, Market Outlook Remains Unclear for 2012

According to EnergyTrend, TrendForce’s green energy research division, there is a division among current spot market price trends – solar cell and module prices have ceased falling and stabilized, while polysilicon and Si wafer prices are showing signs of an upt.. more

Polysilicon Contract Price to Increase, Top Tier Manufacturers’ Stance Decisive

According to EnergyTrend research, the current spot market price has ceased falling and stabilized – some products have even seen a price increase. In terms of January 2012 contract price, some upstream suppliers are planning for a slight increase. However, negotiatio.. more

China and U.S. Solar Trade War Begins, Taiwanese Vendors to Benefit

As the US has launched an anti-dumping investigation of China’s solar products, the Chinese PV industry is taking steps towards self-preservation – Taiwanese vendors will reap the benefits of these measures, and will likely see increased sales. According.. more

High-Efficiency Solar Products Gaining Popularity; Manufacturers’ Technology Capability and Strategies Come into Play

According to EnergyTrend’s survey, high-efficiency products are still in great demand in the market, which brings hope to the underperforming solar market. But according to related manufacturers, clients are mainly interested in products with conversion efficiencies abo.. more

Taiwanese Manfacturers to Enter Solar System Market and Face New Challenge

As a result of the persisting price downtrend, the mid-stream Taiwanese solar cell makers have been facing deficits since the beginning of 2011. With the prices showing no signs of rebound in the near term, manufacturers have shifted the focus to the end market, bidding for th.. more

Tablet and Notebook Battery Market Outlooks Differ Vastly

According to EnergyTrend, a research division of TrendForce, the ASP of 2.2Ah lithium cylindrical battery cell dropped to US$ 0.65 in November, representing a 7% decrease, while the ASP of 2.8Ah plunged to US$0.75. In addition, the ASPs of 2.3Ah and 3.2A.. more