May 2014

May 29, 2014

The low cost high quality smartphone market becomes a tough fight between Google and Microsoft

The Smartphone Market The emerging markets are rapidly shifting towards smartphones leaving behind feature phones, with more than half of the mobile phones being sold today […]
May 28, 2014

Why Saudi Arabia will be the hottest emerging solar market in the near future

Saudi Arabia wants to invest big bucks in solar power plants, but the country’s progress has been abysmally slow. The country which has one of the […]
May 27, 2014

Chinese leave USA far behind in all solar segments as domestic market dominates world

Chinese Solar Market dominates globally The Chinese solar industry has been growing at a tremendous pace in the last 5-6 years and has now come to […]
May 26, 2014

India’s Directorate General of Anti-Dumping finds dumping allegations on solar imports to be true – 100% dumping duty possible

100% Indian duties on Chinese Imports The Indian solar manufacturers have been pushing the Indian government hard, to impose anti-dumping duties on imports of Chinese and […]
May 23, 2014

GCL Poly looks to expand its already massive upstream solar wafer and poly capacity as it reports robust results

The world’s largest solar wafer manufacture GCL Poly is looking to further expand its already giant capacity. The company reported great results seeing a very large […]
May 16, 2014

Germany’s solar story faces hurdles in its next phase of self-consumption

German Solar self consumption faces problems Germany is facing hurdles in its solar energy industry, as the government plans to impose a green energy levy common […]
May 15, 2014

Solar Wafer Industry to see consolidation as losses eviscerate the small companies

Consolidation in Solar Wafer Industry The solar wafer part of the solar supply chain has been one of the worst performing sectors in the solar industry. […]
May 14, 2014

Polysilicon producers start showing profits as pricing strengthens amidst strong demand

Polysilicon back to profits Polysilicon companies are starting to show profits again after polysilicon pricing has started to strengthen amidst higher demand from downstream solar cell […]
May 13, 2014

Nigeria and Ghana become new gigawatt Solar Markets for Investors

Solar Markets Africa Africa is the new solar frontier for many large solar investors, given the huge energy demand and lack of capital. The country has […]
May 12, 2014

Spain continues to suffer from the Solar Subsidy disaster in 2009

Solar Subsidy pain in Spain Spain saw a massive boom in solar installations after the government announced a very generous subsidy on solar energy installations. Beside […]
May 9, 2014

Indian Manufacturing enters into a serious decline as policy and regulations paralyze Investors

Change in the Indian Manufacturing Industry The Indian manufacturing sector is set to see a decline in this year, which is extremely shameful considering that the […]
May 8, 2014

Korean poly giant OCI returns to profitability but decent margins still far away

OCI gave decent profits & revenue numbers Korean giant OCI has returned to profitability in its poly division after a couple of bad years. The company […]
May 7, 2014

REC may be the only large European Solar Player to survive the vicious 2012 downturn

REC Survival story We at Greenworldinvestor have speculated numerous times that most solar companies based in Europe such as Solarworld will cease to exist. We even […]
May 6, 2014

Middle East and Africa to become the focal points of Global Solar Growth

Solar Growth in Africa and Middle East The Africa and MENA region will show the highest growth in the next 5 years, with Solarbuzz predicting a […]
May 5, 2014

India may not impose Anti-dumping Duties on Foreign made Solar Panels

No Anti-dumping Duties by India The Indian government may not impose higher anti-dumping duties on imports of foreign made solar panels, as the costs of imposing […]