14 Oct '11, 4pm

Solar Module Pricing: $1.03 per Watt for c-Si: Admittedly, Chinaland Solar Energy might not be the most bankab...

Solar Module Pricing: $1.03 per Watt for c-Si: Admittedly, Chinaland Solar Energy might not be the most bankab...

Admittedly, Chinaland Solar Energy might not be the most bankable solar firm out there, but since they were kind enough to approach me via email, I figured, let's get a price quote. I requested a quote for 100 units of a 200-watt solar panel and received this response within 30 minutes. 200 watt panel 15.7 percent conversion efficiency 25-year lifetime CE, TUV, IEC certified $1.03 per watt FOB with a delivery time of 5 days This price is on par for a spot quote from a tier 3 manufacturer, according to GTM Research solar analysts. According to Vishal Shah of Deutsche Bank, utilization rates across the China supply chain are relatively low (probably around 50 percent even for some tier 1 suppliers). Shah also sees tier 1 vendors quoting below $1.00 per watt. The CEO of a solar firm just told me that he received a price quote of $0.85 per watt from a tier 3 supplier. No compa...

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