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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...


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...


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...


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...

GT Advanced Technologies receives additional orders from South Korea-based OCI

Aug 19, 15:33

GT Advanced Technologies (previously named GT Solar) has announced that it has received US$33 million in additional bookings from South Korea-based polysilicon producer OCI Company...

LDK revises down 2Q11 and fiscal 2011 guidance

Aug 19, 12:36

China-based photovoltaic (PV) manufacturer LDK Solar (LDK) has revised down its guidance for the second quarter and fiscal 2011.

Mono-Si solar firms stepping up competition

Aug 18, 14:11

The impact of weak demand on the mono-crystalline solar sector has been relatively limited as players have not been expanding capacity as rapidly as their polysilicon competitors...

Mono-silicon solar players stepping up competition

Fierce competition in solar market adding financial pressure on solar firms

Aug 17, 14:22

The rise of China-based solar firms has been depressing the price of solar products due to competitive cost-reductions. Many Europe- and US-based solar firms have been facing problems...

Polysilicon price likely to remain stable

Aug 10, 10:32

There is a chance for polysilicon spot price to drop below US$50/kg in second-half 2011 due to increased supply, but the current price should last until November on steady demand,...


Spot price of polysilicon in China continues to rise

Aug 5, 14:49

The price of polysilicon has been increasing with the return of demand in the third quarter. Other segments of the supply chain such as solar wafers, cells and modules have all been...

GT Solar receives US$55.1 million in new orders for polysilicon production equipment

Aug 4, 14:00

GT Solar International has announced that it has received an order from a new customer in Asia for polysilicon production equipment totaling US$55.1 million. The...

GT Solar announces fiscal 1Q12 results

Aug 4, 13:58

GT Solar International has reported results for its fiscal first-quarter 2012, which ended July 2, 2011.

July performance of solar firms likely to show growth

Aug 2, 01:05

Settled incentive programs in Italy and Germany has been helping solar firms in July sales. Solartech reported July revenues of NT$1.07 billion (US$37 million) with a 9.52% on-month...

Tainergy expanding solar cell capacity to 560MW

Jul 29, 10:20

Tainergy Tech is expanding total polysilicon solar cell annual production capacity to 560MW by the end of 2011. The expansion consisting of the increase of an additional 60MW in No...

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker hope to increase quotes to US$2.10/unit

Jul 26, 01:40

Despite some Taiwan solar wafer makers indicating that they are continuing to operate at a loss, they have not been able to convince international polysilicon suppliers to lower their...

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker hope to increase quotes to US$2.10/unit

Quotations of mono-crystalline wafers rise 4-6%

Jul 26, 01:15

The return of demand in third quarter has been causing the spot price of polysilicon to increase from US$50/kg to US$52-53/kg. The increase in the quotation of polysilicon has been...

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...

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