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Problems with solar material supply contracts

Commentary: Long-term solar material supply contracts increase losses during industry downturns

May 3, 14:47

Long-term solar material supply contracts seem to stabilize the financial performance of solar firms during good times, but increase the magnitude of losses during down times.

polysilicon

Taiwan solar firms write-off losses from long-term supply contracts

Apr 30, 10:58

Long-term material supply contracts with high procurement prices have been creating negative impacts on downstream solar firms. Some Taiwan-based solar firms have been performing...

solar wafer

Taiwan solar firms may seek government help in possible lawsuits with Europe-based polysilicon suppliers

Apr 17, 15:33

Taiwan-based solar firms signed long-term material supply contracts with Europe-based firms when polysilicon was in shortage. But due to low demand currently, Taiwan-based firms have...

solar cell

Commentary: Taiwan at crossroads of polysilicon production

Apr 16, 15:17

The solar industry in Taiwan has not been able to achieve self-sufficiency for polysilicon materials. In the past when polysilicon was experiencing undersupply, Taiwan-based solar...

Europe solar material suppliers reportedly demand downstream clients honor contracts

Apr 5, 11:38

Europe-based solar wafer firms have been said to demand Taiwan-based downstream solar firms to oblige to the take-or-pay supply contracts signed between the sides.

polysilicon
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