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Power outage in REC US polysilicon plant

Oct 7, 14:26

REC Silicon has experienced a power supply outage with a 100% power loss and consequently all of REC Silicon's manufacturing facilities in Moses Lake, Washington, were shut down on...

PV Taiwan 2011: An exhibition with an uplifting atmosphere

Oct 7, 12:14

The annual PV Taiwan 2011 taking place in Taipei from October 5-7 features many industry leading firms such as Siemens, GCL-Poly, OCI and Roth&Rau. The exhibition is divided into...

GCL-Poly continues to lower costs for poly-Si production

Oct 6, 16:39

China-based integrated solar firm GCL-Poly Energy Holdings expects to lower its production of polycrystalline silicon to US$20/kg by the end of 2011 compared to US$21.8 in the first...

GCL-Poly CEO Shu Hua

Global inventory of solar cells may rise to 12GWp in 4Q11, says Motech CEO

Oct 6, 15:55

There has been a serious global oversupply of crystalline silicon solar cells, with total inventory volumes likely to increase to as much as 12GWp in the fourth quarter of 2011, according...

Qatar Solar Technologies to build US$1 billion polysilicon plant

Oct 5, 16:29

Qatar Solar Technologies (QSTec) announced that it will be building a polysilicon production facility worth approximately US$1 billion in Qatar.

Spot price of polysilicon reportedly drops to below US$40/kg in China

Oct 3, 14:54

Lack of demand has been spreading in the solar market and across the supply chain. The spot price of polysilicon in China has reportedly hit below US$40/kg. However, actual deals...

Polysilicon contract price negotiations for 4Q11 to take place at PV Taiwan 2011

Oct 3, 14:52

The three-day PV Taiwan 2011 event will begin on October 5, 2011 in Taiwan. The event has been seen as a crucial place for buyers and suppliers of polysilicon to settle on contract...

Digitimes Research: Polysilicon spot price drops 8.5% in Greater China

Sep 30, 18:26

Compared with the spot price of other solar products, the price of polysilicon in Greater China this week showed the largest decrease from last week's US$47/kg to US$43/kg, an 8.5%...

Spot price

LDK Solar reaches mechanical completion for third 5,000MT train at Mahong polysilicon plant

Sep 29, 09:55

LDK Solar, a China-based vertically integrated manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) products, has announced the mechanical completion of its third 5,000MT polysilicon train at its Mahong...

Solar industry to experience strong disruptions before grid parity

Sep 28, 12:04

As oversupply concerns and continuous price drops cloud over the solar market, some firms believe the time for grid parity will arrive soon. However, the market condition before the...

Weak demand and falling prices have been plaguing the solar market.

Current production plans and demand outlook suggest oversupply will be maintained into next year, says Solarbuzz

Sep 27, 14:52

Continued solar module overproduction will lead to sustained price pressure across global photovoltaic (PV) markets, already reeling from factory gate prices now down 33% on-year,...

Possible large price drop of polysilicon may cause significant impact

Sep 27, 14:25

The solar market has been expecting the price of polysilicon to decrease in the fourth quarter. Industry sources pointed out that if the price of polysilicon falls to US$35/kg, many...

Hanwha SolarOne obtains US$100 million loan

Sep 26, 15:48

Hanwha SolarOne, a vertically integrated manufacturer of silicon ingots, wafers and photovoltaic cells and modules in China, announced it has obtained a five-year loan for US$100...

Expected solar demand in 4Q11 will not solve current oversupply problem

Sep 26, 15:33

Price negotiations for the fourth quarter between upstream and downstream solar firms are ongoing. Prices across the supply chain continue to decrease. However, the most important...

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Price of 6-inch solar wafers likely to fall 11-13% in 4Q11

Sep 22, 14:36

Pricing for 6-inch polysilicon solar wafers will be quoted at US$1.60/unit in the fourth quarter of 2011, down from US$1.80-1.85 in the third quarter, according to industry sources...

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Solar wafer firms suffering more than cell makers in 3Q11

Sep 21, 11:25

Falling product prices have been causing solar wafer and cell firms to face shrinking gross margins and possible losses. While upstream polysilicon prices have been relatively rigid,...

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Solar cell quotes drop below US$0.70/watt

Sep 20, 14:50

Some small- and medium-size solar cell makers reportedly have further lowered capacity utilization rates or are on the verge of suspending production after prices dropped faster than...

Greater China spot price of monocrystalline wafers shows relatively large drop this week, says Digitimes Research

Sep 16, 17:06

The spot price of polysilicon in the Greater China region remained steady at US$49.5/kg this week. However, the spot price of 125 monocrystalline (125 Mono) wafers dropped to US$1.25/pc,...

Weekly price of solar products in Greater China

Fruitful results from EU PVSEC, says Gintech president

Sep 16, 11:38

Solar cell maker Gintech Energy has reportedly obtained orders from Europe following its participation in the 2011 European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU...

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Eversol has sufficient cash to 2013, says chairman

Sep 15, 15:03

The changes in government incentives and oversupply in the market have been causing the solar industry to experience rough times, according to Martin Kuo, chairman of Taiwan-based...

Poly-Si spot prices to drop further

Sep 14, 15:05

The solar product supply chain is bracing for another wave of price cuts. The current spot price of polysilicon is around US$48-49/kg, but buyers' anticipation that the price will...

Greater China solar spot pricing remains flat this week, says Digitimes Research

Sep 9, 17:14

Solar spot pricing remained flat in the Greater China market this week, with the price of polysilicon dropping slightly to US$49.50/kg. The price of solar wafers also showed a slight...

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China has won the solar war, says Information Network

Sep 8, 15:18

Weakening demand claimed its first victim with the bankruptcy of Evergreen Solar. Solar Power Industries in PA closed its doors in May. Spectrawatt, the solar cell manufacturer that...

MEMC completes acquisition of US subsidiary of Fotowatio Renewable Ventures

Sep 7, 14:15

MEMC Electronic Materials, a US-based polysilicon supplier and its solar energy subsidiary, SunEdison, announced that it has completed the acquisition of privately held Fotowatio...

Price of solar wafers likely to drop below US$1.90 in October

Sep 7, 01:05

The current price of 6-inch solar wafers is around US$1.95/unit but the industry expects prices to drop to US$1.80-1.85/unit in October. The price of polysilicon is expected to decrease...

Mono-like and monocrystalline silicon gain attention from solar firms

Sep 6, 14:32

The focus of the incentive programs by various governments have been on rooftop systems for homeowners. The limited space characteristics of rooftop solar power systems have been...

Solar wafer gross margins contract significantly, says SAS president

Aug 31, 12:01

Demand for semiconductor has been steady, according to Doris Hsu, president of Taiwan-based Sino-American Silicon (SAS). As for the solar businesses, the magnitude of price falls...

Significant price drop of polysilicon in 4Q11, says SAS

Aug 31, 11:29

The price of polysilicon is likely to show a large decrease in the fourth quarter due to the low season and previous capacity expansions made by firms, according to solar wafer firm...

LDK Solar reports financial results for second quarter of fiscal 2011

Aug 30, 01:30

LDK Solar, a China-based vertically integrated manufacturer of photovoltaic products, reported its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011. Net sales...

Decreasing price trend of solar products likely to remain in 4Q11

Aug 26, 11:35

Despite predictions that demand will warm up in September 2011, prices of solar products are likely to continue falling.

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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China-based small- and medium-size solar firms struggle to survive

Aug 23, 15:34

China-based small- and medium-size solar firms have been marginalized by large-size integrated counterparts during the second quarter of 2011 when demand was low. The return of demand...

Capacity expansion by China-based integrated solar firms

Suntech 2Q11 shipments up 48% on year

Aug 23, 14:29

Suntech Power Holdings (Suntech), a China-based solar firm, has announced financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2011.

Foxconn to cooperate with GCL-Poly and Hareon Solar, says report

Aug 22, 15:15

Foxconn (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is reportedly developing cooperation with China-based polysilicon and solar wafer provider GCL-Poly and solar cell firm Hareon Solar to set up...

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