Polysilicon price slides lead to solar shakeout

By Emma Hughes
Published: Tuesday, 13 August 2013

Overall solar demand continues to rise; larger producers survive downturn

The price of silicon has long been a key factor in the rise and fall of global solar photovoltaic (PV) industry activity, with prices at the material level determining the end-user panel price and, therefore, overall demand.

However, while falling prices are positive for the overall cost of solar panels...

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