22 May '11, 7pm

SPIEで同僚が聞いてきた話。欧州での太陽光パネルの最低小売価格(not製造コスト)が1ユーロ/Wp切ったそうな。…うわ、ほんまや(汗)

SPIEで同僚が聞いてきた話。欧州での太陽光パネルの最低小売価格(not製造コスト)が1ユーロ/Wp切ったそうな。…うわ、ほんまや(汗)

Download the data | Methodology Summary The declining retail price pathway continued unabated in the May 2011 survey. This is driven by a significant slowdown in global market growth early in 2011 following a year of explosive expansion during 2010. It is not surprising that it takes awhile for cell and module manufacturers to re-set their expansion aspirations during periods of rapid shifts in the rate of demand growth.The recognition of the module over-supply will be a significant discussion point in upcoming first quarter corporate conference calls. The opportunity for strongest demand is often during periods immediately ahead of impending reductions in government subsidies for solar. This means that Q2’11, particularly in Europe, represents the critical moment during this year as several countries implement feed-in tariff reductions around third quarter. During 2H’11, ...

Full article: http://solarbuzz.com/facts-and-figures/retail-price-envir...

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