AS Published on Tuesday 30 March 2021 - n° 356 - Categories:PV Watch

A look at the organised silicon shortage

The entire photovoltaic industry is watching the meteoric rise in the price of silicon. There seems to be no end in sight. It is true that commentators take the information they are given, without thinking too much, and especially without putting this "beautiful shortage" into perspective.

This price increase will sooner or later be reflected in the price of panels, in the installations and in the cost of the electricity supplied. Will this call grid parity into question? The emergence of photovoltaics as a priority source of energy?

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