2011-08-31

Increasing Pressure from Downstream to Lower Price, Polysilicon Price Unstable

According to EnergyTrend, a research division of TrendForce, polysilicon price is beginning to show signs of relaxation, with some manufacturers already quoting prices lower than US$50/kg. This development is unsurprising; wafer and cell makers all experienced losses in Q.. more
2011-08-25

Declining PV Price and Profit Margin May Trigger Solar Industry Meltdown in U.S. and Europe

The latest survey conducted by EnergyTrend, the green energy industry research division of TrendForce, indicates that while spot prices for polysilicon and Si wafer have remained at $50/kg and $2/piece, the polysilicon and Si wafer manufacturers have been experiencing p.. more
2011-08-17

Demand for High Conversion Efficiency Solar Product Remains while Recent Price Trends Are Polarized

According to the latest survey conducted by EnergyTrend, Chinese PV manufacturers are conservative about the market outlook. As a result, the polysilicon price continues to experience downward pressure, while the bottom line of its price quotation remains at $50/kg. Th.. more
2011-08-11

Production Capacity Advances in China and Korea Triggered Price Decrease

According to the Energy Trend’s latest survey, polysilicon spot price has shown a significant decrease. However, the polysilicon price quotation remained at $50/kg, and trading prices ranged between $51/kg and $53/kg. Following last week’s downward trend, this.. more
2011-08-03

European Market Sees Signs of Demand Rise; The German Incremental PV Market Installation Volume is Expected to Expand to 3.5GW in 2H11

According to EnergyTrend’s latest survey, the polysilicon market spot price has shown a slight decrease. PV demand remained strong in China, while a downtrend has occurred in other areas. Downstream manufacturers not only have to deal with rush orders, but also ta.. more
2011-07-27

Trade-off between Profitability and Inventory Clearance Becomes the Biggest Challenge for Solar Cell Manufacturers

According to the latest survey conducted by EnergyTrend, manufacturers indicated that they are conservative about September orders and the PV market of 3Q11. On the other hand, the spot price of polysilicon remained at a high level. The Chinese market demand still st.. more
2011-07-21

PV Prices Continue to Go up, but Momentum Slows

According to the latest price survey conducted by EnergyTrend, the polysilicon spot price continues to increase, and current trading price has stayed between $52/kg and $54/kg. Notably, the trading price in the Chinese market is slightly higher than other markets ranging .. more