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Tier-one polysilicon producers rationalize supply to solar industry, says NPD Solarbuzz

Jan 31, 11:12

Polysilicon suppliers to the solar industry have been significantly lowering plant utilization rates during the past six months, with average quarterly utilization rates falling below...

International polysilicon makers unlikely to slash prices due to China probe

Jan 18, 10:53

The China government is likely to levy punitive tariffs on polysilicon makers from Europe, the US and South Korea in the first quarter of 2013. Recently, domestic material makers...

China-US solar trade war looming

Nov 28, 14:10

Responding to the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations taken by the US government on China-based solar firms, the Ministry of Commerce in China has announced to initiate similar...

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Price drops for polysilicon likely to push solar industry closer to grid parity

Aug 24, 13:56

The major solar markets such as Germany, Italy and Spain have been decreasing solar incentives in recent years causing demand to dwindle. The low demand has caused prices of solar...

Price of polysilicon likely to drop below US$40/kg in 2012

Aug 24, 12:00

The price of polysilicon is likely to drop below US$40/kg in 2012, according to sources from China-based polysilicon firms. The impact of capacity expansion will be apparent in the...

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Taiwan-based solar firms use strategic alliances to increase competitiveness

Jul 25, 16:30

Taiwan-based solar product makers have been facing tough competition from China-based integrated solar firms. The down turn in the market has shown the importance of vertical integration...

Volume of polysilicon to increase in October

Jul 19, 01:10

The price negotiations between polysilicon suppliers and downstream firms have been unsuccessful, but rumors in the market indicate the volume of polysilicon will likely increase...

Polysilicon suppliers face dilemma over price drops

Jun 24, 11:25

Quotes for polysilicon have been facing downward pressure and are likely to drop below US$50/kg.

Solar wafer firms hope for decrease in polysilicon price

Jun 22, 01:15

The contract price of polysilicon for July 2011 has not yet been finalized between many polysilicon and wafer firms. Solar material providers have been rigid about keeping the price...

China-based GCL-Poly brings pressure for price cuts on international poly-Si makers

Jun 17, 10:14

China-based GCL-Poly Energy Holdings has extended production from poly-Si material to solar wafers and has lowered quotes for 6-inch wafers to US$2.10, reflecting poly-Si costs of...

Contract price for polysilicon begins to alleviate

Jun 3, 01:20

The continuous price drop for solar wafers and cells have been causing immense pressure on Taiwan-based solar firms. According to industry sources, the contract price of polysilicon...

Poly-Si spot prices continue to slide

May 26, 11:58

Spot quotes for poly-Si materials have slid to US$55-60/kg from US$65 last week, continuing their slide amid uncertain market demand, according to industry sources. Downstream solar...

Expectations cause fall in poly-Si spot prices

May 18, 15:02

The wave of falling prices from downstream solar firms to upstream material suppliers continues. The price of solar cells has been falling quickly, causing the price for solar wafers...

Polysilicon spot prices drop sharply on weakened demand from solar cell makers

Nov 12, 01:00

Spot prices for polysilicon have dropped sharply, as demand from solar cell makers has weakened due to the onslaught of the global financial crisis and Spain's cut in feed-in tariffs...

Daily silicon: Q&A with Gary Homan, VP of Hemlock Semiconductor

Jun 10, 10:50

What is going on in the polysilicon industry? It is common knowledge that silicon is the second most abundant element in the Earth's crust (after oxygen) and the third in the planet's...

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