TrendForce - Market report, price trend and B2B platform of DRAM, NAND Flash, LEDs, TFT-LCD and green energy, PVhttp://www.trendforce.comenDemand for xEV Batteries Grow Steadily, but Chinese xEV Battery Market Faces Reshuffle as Subsidies Phase Out, Says TrendForcehttps://press.trendforce.com/node/view/3207.htmlAccording to the latest research by EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, the market of new energy vehicle will continue to grow steadily, driving the demand for xEV batteries, despite the slowdown in global automotive market since 2018. The global demand for lithium-ion batteries used in new energy passenger cars is estimated to reach 155GWh in 2019, a growth of 63% from 95GWh in 2018.Green EnergyWed, 23 Jan 2019 08:25:00 +00003207 at http://www.trendforce.comImpacts on Global PV Industry Were Not As Severe As Anticipated in 2018; PV Demand to Reach a New High in 2019, Says TrendForcehttps://press.trendforce.com/node/view/3202.html2018 brought the PV industry many ups and downs, including influences from Section 201 and 301 of the US Trade Act, the “531 New Policy” from China, safeguard tariff in India, and the termination of MIP undertaking in the EU. The industry’s extreme uncertainty had impacted every section of the PV supply chain. However, EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, points out that the overall market situation will improve in 2019 and demand will reach a new high throughout the year.Green EnergyWed, 16 Jan 2019 05:58:00 +00003202 at http://www.trendforce.comObscured Policies in Taiwan’s FIT Scheme to Impact on Sustainable Development of Local Solar Supply Chainhttps://press.trendforce.com/node/view/3194.htmlThe Taiwanese Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has announced a 10.17% decrease to next year’s feed-in tariff (FIT) rates for solar PV installations, which is much higher than the average decrease of 4.25% in the global PV industry. This will make 2019 a tough year for Taiwan’s PV industry, with wider-than-expected impacts on the whole market, says EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce.Green EnergyThu, 20 Dec 2018 06:27:00 +00003194 at http://www.trendforce.comMarket Share of Electric Scooter in Taiwan to Reach 10% in 2019, Says TrendForcehttps://press.trendforce.com/node/view/3171.htmlAccording to EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, eased oil prices and sliding xEV battery costs may drive Taiwan’s fledgling electric scooter market. Taiwan is expected to have 78000 electric scooters in 2018, taking a share of 8% in its overall scooter market. For 2019, the market share of electric scooters will reach 10%, of which 90% will be heavy electric scooters, up from 85% in 2018.Automotive ElectronicsTue, 16 Oct 2018 05:58:00 +00003171 at http://www.trendforce.comConsolidation and Capacity Cut in Solar Industry Expected Due to Gradual Phase-Out of Subsidies Worldwide, Says TrendForcehttps://press.trendforce.com/node/view/3168.htmlEnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, reports that some countries are planning or have started phasing out their solar subsidy programs as the global solar photovoltaic (PV) industry and market show stability in their development. During 2013-2017, the average annual growth rate of total PV demand was above 20%. However, this strong growth scenario will unlikely to happen in the future. As the market enters a stagnant phase, manufacturers across the PV supply chain have to be more cautious when planning capacity expansion so that they do not risk incurring losses.Green EnergyTue, 09 Oct 2018 06:33:00 +00003168 at http://www.trendforce.comTrendForce Announces Top 10 Trends in Information and Communication Technology Industry for 2019https://press.trendforce.com/node/view/3166.htmlIn this release, TrendForce provides predictions of the information and communication technology industry for 2019, focusing on 10 key themes. Some of these themes continue from last year but will show significant evolution in the upcoming year.DRAMMon, 08 Oct 2018 05:53:00 +00003166 at http://www.trendforce.comNSP Tops PV Module Shipment Ranking in Taiwan for 1H18, Says TrendForcehttps://press.trendforce.com/node/view/3159.htmlAccording to the Solar Powering Taiwan: Special Report by EnergyTrend, the Capex of PV power systems has been decreasing, due to the drop in module prices caused by massive PV installations. In 1H18, the system costs of PV projects in Taiwan have been decreasing, approaching the level in Germany, Italy and the Netherlands. EnergyTrend expects the system costs to drop further in the second half of this year, which may motivate companies to make investments.SemiconductorsMon, 17 Sep 2018 08:06:00 +00003159 at http://www.trendforce.comTrendForce Expects Prices of Lithium-ion Batteries to Increase by 5~15% in 3Q18 Due to Rising Costs of Materialshttps://press.trendforce.com/node/view/3141.htmlCobalt prices have reached another record high in 1Q18, according to the data from EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce. As the result, the prices of lithium-ion battery cells are estimated to increase by 5~15% QoQ in 3Q18, but would have a chance to remain flat in the fourth quarter.Automotive ElectronicsMon, 06 Aug 2018 06:29:00 +00003141 at http://www.trendforce.comGlobal Electric Vehicle Market Continues to Expand as Power Battery Prices Decrease, Says TrendForcehttps://press.trendforce.com/node/view/3128.htmlThe global electric vehicle market continues to expand while the oil prices increase, power battery prices decrease, and countries have been proposing stricter CO2 emission targets for vehicles. EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, forecasts that the market share of electric vehicles will reach 5% in 2020 and 8~9% in 2023.Chinese Market ResearchMon, 09 Jul 2018 06:11:00 +00003128 at http://www.trendforce.comChinese Suppliers May Start Selloff of Modules Due to the Oversupply, Price War May Begin in the Global Solar Industry, Says TrendForcehttps://press.trendforce.com/node/view/3125.htmlAccording to the latest research of EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, Chinese domestic solar market has been shirking after the release of new PV policy. Faced with the oversupply, Chinese module makers will seek ways to export the excessive products, or even sell off the products to overseas markets. Therefore, the global solar industry has paid intense attention to the price trends of modules and when EPC companies would place orders.Chinese Market ResearchTue, 03 Jul 2018 06:03:00 +00003125 at http://www.trendforce.com