overcapacity

June 11, 2024
China’s surge is not just a ripple but a tidal wave, with over US$450 billion in surplus factory investment threatening to flood the market over the next three years.
May 13, 2024
Global module prices are unlikely to fall much further and could begin to stabilise, the chairmen of two of China’s largest PV manufacturers, Trina Solar and JinkoSolar, have said.
May 8, 2024
Clean energy manufacturing – led by solar PV expansions – accounted for 4% of global GDP growth in 2023, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA).
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April 4, 2024
Price of polysilicon decreased this week both for p-type and n-type materials with the former dropping below the historic low of US$6.75/kg reached in June 2020.
March 18, 2024
Major Chinese solar manufacturer LONGi is reportedly cutting about 30% of its workforce due to overcapacity.
February 26, 2024
The Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) has reported that the US installed a record of 35.3GW of new solar capacity in 2023.
February 26, 2024
Becquerel Institute CEO, Gaëtan Masson, looks at the influence of module pricing on solar competitiveness in Europe
November 19, 2021
Canadian Solar has warned of solar cell overcapacity next year, slamming the breaks on its own cell manufacturing expansion plans while accelerating on its module assembly roadmap.
February 10, 2021
The February 2021 episode of the Solar Media Podcast is now available to stream and asks the question: Could deployment in 2021 top 200GW?
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January 11, 2021
The China-based PV manufacturing industry has been in a massive capacity expansion phase since 2019. This intensified in the first quarter of 2020 but had eased off through the year, but the cumulative figures are jaw dropping, which has led to real fears of overcapacity in 2021.

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