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Posted by Michael Barker on 07.30.2014 | Read comments
The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) has released its preliminary findings for both the anti-subsidy (CVD) and anti-dumping (AD) investigations concerning Chinese and Taiwanese solar PV components. These investigations came about as a result of complaints, led by SolarWorld, of...
Posted by Michael Barker on 07.28.2014 | Read comments
The US Department of Commerce DOC released its preliminary findings in its anti-dumping (AD) investigation concerning Chinese and Taiwanese solar PV components, confirming that the DOC found evidence of dumping. Preliminary rates were set forth that vary by both country and...
Posted by Michael Barker on 07.21.2014 | Read comments
Demand in the U.S. market can be viewed in a variety of ways: by state, by customer segment, by size, or by application segment. Each of these can reveal different aspects of how the market operates because each has unique drivers, suppliers, and growth potential. In terms of...
Posted by Charles Annis on 07.09.2014 | Read comments
Multi versus mono: which wafer technology will win in the crystalline silicon solar cell market? This is a favorite and often-asked question in the solar industry. Back in 2007 the split between monocrystalline and multicrystalline wafer production was about 50:50. This ratio...
Posted by Michael Barker on 07.02.2014 | Read comments
The rise of the Chinese and U.S. markets has been occurring steadily over the past few years, with the Chinese market seeing the greater growth in a short period of time, while the U.S. has seen slower, but steadier increases. Now, in the second half of 2014, these two markets...