May 11, 2021
Europe’s solar technology specialists may need up to €7 billion (US$8.51 billion) in capital investment in order to scale up domestic manufacturing to be globally competitive, according to a panel of industry leaders.
February 21, 2020
Plans for sizeable layoffs by 2022 will mostly affect administrative and non-operational staff in Germany, says poly player of new roadmap launched after €55m losses last year.
January 16, 2020
Phase 1 agreement sees China accept taking in greater volumes of US poly exports as part of broader loosening of trade tensions, which PV reps hope will lead to scale-back of solar tariffs.
February 8, 2017
According to polysilicon market specialist, Bernreuter Research recent polysilicon import levels into China surged between October and November 2016, while ASP’s also recovered, a trend seen the year before and ahead of China installing a record 22GW of solar in the first half of 2016.
October 27, 2016
Major polysilicon producer Wacker Chemie has reported that polysilicon sales declined 6.8% in the third quarter of 2016, due to weaker demand and ASP declines, specifically in September.
July 28, 2016
Major polysilicon producer Wacker Chemie reported flat second quarter polysilicon sales, despite stronger demand and higher average selling prices (ASPs) as inventory depletion limited shipments.
April 29, 2016
China is to extend its anti-dumping duty on imports of European solar-grade polysilicon. The original tariffs expire at the end of Saturday April 30.
April 28, 2016
Major polysilicon producer Wacker Chemie noted a slight increase in polysilicon ASPs in the first quarter of 2016, yet an expected increase in shipment growth as it ramps its new plant in the US is not expected to lead to significant revenue growth this year.
April 19, 2016
Wacker Chemie has officially opened its 20,000MT polysilicon plant in Tennessee with production now ramping up toward capacity.
March 30, 2016
German polysilicon firm Wacker Chemie hopes to continue selling to Chinese manufacturers beyond the expiration of its existing trade agreement with Beijing.

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