The PV module price index presented by EnergyBin tracks and reports on crystalline-silicon (c-Si) module trade within the secondary market.
Results are based on data collected from over 500 EnergyBin members who are trading at wholesale levels. These members represent solar companies from across the supply chain. Quantities traded on EnergyBin tend to be earmarked for commercial and residential uses.
Note that spot market prices are based on commodities, in this case c-Si modules, that are traded for immediate delivery. EnergyBin is an exchange platform designed to ensure fair and orderly trading, facilitate connections between buyers and sellers, and effectively disseminate price information for modules and other PV hardware traded on the exchange.
When reading the price index, take into account that these findings are based on modules traded in the secondary market, and therefore, the following applies: