Zhonghuan Solar cut official pricings for wafers
On June 29, Zhonghuan released latest pricings for mono-Si wafers:
US sanctions over Xinjiang: Updates
Following the investigation on solar products from Xinjiang began this April, the U.S. is stepping up pressure on China recently.
Thin-film cells: Retrospect and outlook
In October 2020, First Solar researched and developed Series 6 CuRe technology, finding the fifth column of the periodic table (group V) as stable replacement of copper, thus reduced the use of copper, raising performance capacity and offering long-term
Taiwan may fall short of solar target for 2021 amid rising costs
Despite an additional 6% bonus to FIT rates for projects using domestic modules, EPC companies can hardly accept the module price hikes, resulting in 1.5-3% of impacts on IRR for EPC companies about to connect systems to the grid.
Impacts of U.S.’ ban on goods from China’s Xinjiang
The U.S. House of Representatives has approved legislation that would ban imports of certain goods from China’s Xinjiang region last September. The U.S. recently began investigation on solar products made in Xinjiang.
Financial statements of leading vertically integrated companies
The information from 2020 financial statements published by major PV manufactures shows significant growth in term of both scale and turnover of leading companies, and they plan to further increase the market share through capacity expansion next year.
Top 6 largest manufacturers target more than 170 GW of module shipments in 2021
The top 6 module manufacturers aim to double their shipments in 2021, and together they will hit more than 170 GW of shipments, according to PV Men.
Taiwanese PV market set to rebound in 2021
InfoLink expects new solar capacity additions to grow to 1.5–1.7 GW in 2021.