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Tier-one polysilicon producers rationalize supply to solar industry, says NPD Solarbuzz

Jan 31, 11:12

Polysilicon suppliers to the solar industry have been significantly lowering plant utilization rates during the past six months, with average quarterly utilization rates falling below...

China adds Europe-based polysilicon firms to anti-dumping investigation

Nov 1, 14:51

China's Ministry of Commerce announced on November 1 that the government received requests to conduct anti-dumping investigations on Europe-based polysilicon imports in September...

China polysilicon firms urge government to conduct anti-dumping investigation against Europe peers

Aug 20, 11:59

China-based polysilicon firms have reportedly filed a request with China's Ministry of Commerce hoping the government will begin an anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation against...

Wacker Nunchritz hyperpure polysilicon facility to soon reach full capacity

Apr 30, 15:17

Germany-based Wacker Chemie has announced that its hyperpure polysilicon production facilities at the Nunchritz site officially went into operation late last week. Wacker stated it...

Wacker begins production of hyperpure polysilicon at Nunchritz site in Germany

Oct 13, 10:37

Germany-based polysilicon supplier Wacker Chemie AG has announced the beginning of production of hyperpure polycrystalline silicon at its Nunchritz site in Germany. First deposition...

Price drops for polysilicon likely to push solar industry closer to grid parity

Aug 24, 13:56

The major solar markets such as Germany, Italy and Spain have been decreasing solar incentives in recent years causing demand to dwindle. The low demand has caused prices of solar...

Price of polysilicon likely to drop below US$40/kg in 2012

Aug 24, 12:00

The price of polysilicon is likely to drop below US$40/kg in 2012, according to sources from China-based polysilicon firms. The impact of capacity expansion will be apparent in the...


Volume of polysilicon to increase in October

Jul 19, 01:10

The price negotiations between polysilicon suppliers and downstream firms have been unsuccessful, but rumors in the market indicate the volume of polysilicon will likely increase...

Polysilicon suppliers face dilemma over price drops

Jun 24, 11:25

Quotes for polysilicon have been facing downward pressure and are likely to drop below US$50/kg.

Solar wafer firms hope for decrease in polysilicon price

Jun 22, 01:15

The contract price of polysilicon for July 2011 has not yet been finalized between many polysilicon and wafer firms. Solar material providers have been rigid about keeping the price...

China-based GCL-Poly brings pressure for price cuts on international poly-Si makers

Jun 17, 10:14

China-based GCL-Poly Energy Holdings has extended production from poly-Si material to solar wafers and has lowered quotes for 6-inch wafers to US$2.10, reflecting poly-Si costs of...

Contract price for polysilicon begins to alleviate

Jun 3, 01:20

The continuous price drop for solar wafers and cells have been causing immense pressure on Taiwan-based solar firms. According to industry sources, the contract price of polysilicon...

Poly-Si spot prices continue to slide

May 26, 11:58

Spot quotes for poly-Si materials have slid to US$55-60/kg from US$65 last week, continuing their slide amid uncertain market demand, according to industry sources. Downstream solar...

Expectations cause fall in poly-Si spot prices

May 18, 15:02

The wave of falling prices from downstream solar firms to upstream material suppliers continues. The price of solar cells has been falling quickly, causing the price for solar wafers...

Polysilicon provider Wacker to reorganize business, cut staff

Jul 9, 17:09

Germany-based polysilicon maker Wacker Chemie plans to introduce a new strategy to streamline its operations and business structure, with the new measures including consolidation...

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