Polysilicon Spot Prices Fall 5.8% on Week to $43.78, BNEF Says

The spot price of polysilicon, the raw material used in most solar panels, fell in the past week at the fastest pace since June, Bloomberg New Energy Finance data shows.

The average selling price dropped 5.8 percent on the week to Oct. 10 to $43.78 per kilogram, according to the latest results from the London-based research firm’s survey of contracts conducted from Oct. 3 to Oct. 10. The price of six- inch solar wafers dropped 3.3 percent to $1.74 each and multicrystalline photovoltaic cells slidl 4.1 percent to 70 U.S. cents per watt of capacity.

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