In the first of a two-part feature Joseph C. Johnson, technology and quality senior analyst at Clean Energy Associates, explores recent polysilicon price volatility and its impact on the upstream solar sector.
Major polysilicon and solar wafer producer GCL-Poly has warned investors that it expects to make a net loss of at least RMB1.5 billion (US$217 million) for the first half of 2020 as market demand and other issues impacted profitability.
Module selection for utility-scale solar sites in 2019 is likely to see the widespread availability of higher performance products with average selling prices significantly lower than witnessed over the past 12-18 months. So what does this mean for EPCs and developers? Finlay Colville reveals all.
Mono c-Si cell production is forecast to account for 49% of all c-Si cell production in 2018, and will become the dominant technology used in the PV industry by 2019, according to new research contained in the latest release of the PV Manufacturing & Technology Quarterly report, from the in-house research unit at PV-Tech’s parent company Solar Media Ltd.
Leading polysilicon and multicrystalline wafer producer GCL-Poly Energy Holdings dedicated wafer production subsidiary, GCL-Poly (Suzhou) New Energy has reported a continued decline in quarterly revenue, representing the weak demand in China and ASP declines on overcapacity across the solar industry supply chain.
Leading polysilicon and solar wafer producer GCL-Poly Energy Holding said that the US bankruptcy court dealing with renewable energy firm SunEdison’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy has approved the sale of its electronic grade granular polysilicon produced with FBR (Fluidised Bed Reactor) technology assets, primarily held by Korean-based production plant SMP.
This blog contains the concluding part of my Tales from Taiwan feature, with the first blog - Tales from Taiwan Part 1: more capacity comes online, but not in Taiwan - appearing on PV-Tech earlier this week.
US-based solar module technology firm Solaria Corporation has filed suit against GCL Solar Energy, Inc., a subsidiary of GCL-Poly Energy Holdings due to claims of IP theft and breaches of Non-Disclosure Agreements that resulted in the GCL producing PV modules using its proprietary technology that is protected by over 100 patents.