TZS the current to cut wafer costs, launches brand-new 218.2 mm wafer size
- Tianjin Zhonghuan Semiconductor (TZS) has become the most recent solar wafer maker to cut prices, while likewise launching a new 218.2mm-size wafer.
Late yesterday TZS verified it had cut wafer rates by as much as 12.5%, with the starkest loss booked for 166mm (M6) wafers. Possibly most significantly, nonetheless, is that TZS minimized the price of its 210mm (M12) wafers by 6%, falling to RMB8.55 per piece, the first time M12 wafer costs have actually been more affordable than RMB9/pc since mid-October.
TZS also introduced the other day a brand-new wafer size, taking the sector past the M12 210mm size with a 218.2 mm wafer.
The new "super-large" wafers have actually been at first priced at RMB9.22/ computer.
TZS stated it had released the new wafer size in response to consumer demand for higher-power items, adding that the brand-new size could be generated making use of the business's existing 210mm wafer lines.
Previously this week LONGi Solar cut its wafer costs across the board, with 182mm (M10) wafer costs falling by virtually 10%.