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Thursday, Dec 8
2011, 9:20 AM
The spot price for polysilicon, the raw material used to make solar wafers, is reportedly...
The spot price for polysilicon, the raw material used to make solar wafers, is reportedly stabilizing around $25/kg, if only because that price is near the variable costs of Western producers. Such stabilization could provide a bit of a respite for U.S.-based WFR, which just announced the idling of an Italian plant. However, Chinese vendors are still seeing price pressure - a potential negative for YGE.