A senior official from the ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) told FE that the Chinese manufacturers have increased the price of wafers that goes into the manufacturing of cells after India increased the production of cells under the Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan. Public sector companies such as NTPC and BHEL may set up polysilicon […]
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In light of the recent events that have caused the polysilicon price to skyrocket, solar developers in Australia are being warned about module supply constraints and price volatility over the coming quarter. In anticipation of polysilicon shortage, prices have been rising across the entire PV industry supply chain since the middle of July. The troubles […]
56% rise is a blow for governments keen to promote adoption of renewable energy Explosions last month at a plant in China have pushed up the price of polysilicon, the raw material for solar panels, raising costs for governments keen to stimulate the use of renewable energy. Prices for polysilicon have risen by over 50 […]
U.S. producers of the solar feedstock offer cautious optimism after the trade agreement includes polysilicon. The trade deal signed between the United States and China this week brought a jolt of positivity to U.S. polysilicon manufacturers, who have for years struggled to stay competitive while tariffs hampered access to the Chinese market, which accounts for […]
The polysilicon company draws another bad hand in the trade war. A cash-strapped REC Silicon announced Thursday it’s considering the sale of its Butte, Montana facility, which produces silane gas for use in semiconductors. Though the company hasn’t finalized a decision — REC spent months warning of the shutdown of its polysilicon plant in Washington […]
On Tuesday, JinkoSolar will officially open its Jacksonville, Florida solar module factory. The Chinese company announced that plant in January of last year, roughly a week after the Trump administration unveiled its final tariffs on crystalline silicon solar cells and modules. It was the first of a string of such announcements as foreign manufacturers stared […]
Polysilicon production, once dominated by America, has been taken over by China. It’s a direct consequence of tariffs and failed negotiations In January, Donald Trump sat in the Oval Office next to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and delivered a verdict thesolarindustry had anticipated for months: A 30 percent tariff would be levied on imported […]