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April 1, 2015

2014 Solar Winners & Losers

Solar rankings based on shipments 2014 The solar companies recently gave their full year 2014 results. Given below are the Chinese solar companies ranking based on […]
March 30, 2015

Shunfeng ventures into Wind Energy

Shunfeng acquires 723 MW of wind capacity Looks like Shunfeng International Clean Energy has started doing justice to its name change, as the company recently entered […]
March 26, 2015

Best Ever Solar Short

Short Hanergy Hanergy stock’s valuation have always been absurd, not supported by any strong fundamentals. The market capitalization is higher than many top leading shippers in […]
March 24, 2015

Thin Film share to decline to 7% in 2015 – the lowest so far!

Global Solar capacity to reach ~500 GW in 2019 Total solar capacity to reach close to 500 GW in 2019, according to a recent report by […]
March 23, 2015

Jinko Solar to expand capacity in Malaysia

Jinko Solar – First one in Malaysia Jinko Solar (JKS) is one of the lowest cost producers of solar panels. The company is vertically integrated and […]
March 16, 2015

Chinese solar product makers face additional trade sanctions from Canada and Europe

Chinese Solar Industry in more trouble Chinese solar product makers have been facing trade sanctions from different countries at different points of time. USA was the […]
March 13, 2015

Solar Panel market to become worth $37.8 billion by 2020 in Asia-Pacific region

Asia Pacific Solar market to reach $37.8 billion by 2020 The Asia Pacific region is rapidly getting solarized and China, Japan, India are the leading markets […]
March 12, 2015

Yieldcos in Solar Industry – The Story so Far

Yieldco Yieldcos are fast gaining traction in the solar industry today. A yieldco is a spin off from the parent company, wherein the latter transfers its […]
March 10, 2015

Another round starts in the Utility war against growing Solar energy in USA

Solar Power versus Utility companies Giant utilities in USA such as Southern Power, Dominion Energy etc. have long been investor favorites due to the regulated nature […]
March 9, 2015

India doubles the tax on dirty Coal but no new concrete proposals on the existing plan of 100 GW Solar energy

India presented its budget for 2015-16 in which a number of proposals for propping up the infrastructure sector in India were announced, such as setting up […]
March 5, 2015

Jinko Solar jumps up 2 spaces to become the 3rd largest solar module shipper in the world

Jinko Solar becomes third largest Solar Module Shipper Jinko Solar using its ultra low cost advantage has become the 3rd largest module shipper in the world, […]
March 4, 2015

10 oligopolistic Japanese utilities start shutting the doors on booming Solar power in Japan

Is Japan losing its Solar focus? Japan has seen an unprecedented boom in solar power generation after the country shut down its nuclear power plants and […]
February 20, 2015

Japan could be the biggest demand risk for Solar Energy in 2015

Japan to slow down on Solar Japan could be the biggest risk to solar demand in 2015, as the country is facing grid connection issues and […]
February 19, 2015

China falls short of 2014 target but still installs 1/4th of the world’s Solar energy capacity

China instals 25% of Global Solar Energy China missed its 12 GW solar installation target for 2014, as it only managed to install 2 GW of […]
February 9, 2015

Germany copying India in Solar power – Moves to Reverse Auctions for solar power capacity

Germany to move to Reverse Auction Germany has been the most successful country in installing solar power with more than 35 GW of cumulative solar power […]
February 6, 2015

India’s “Make in India” Solar push raises USA hackles

Despite being a low income country with millions of unskilled workers, India imports large amounts of manufactured low valued added products from foreign countries, which could […]
February 5, 2015

After 50 billion Euros of Solar investment, Italy stops solar subsidies as it reaches grid parity

Italy stops solar subsidies Italy has become one of the first countries to stop solar subsidies almost completely. This came after the country received over 50 […]
February 4, 2015

Hanergy’s $17 billion valuation not supported by fundamentals and is a Massive Bubble

Hanergy Valuation can be a bubble Chinese company Hanergy has been making waves in the last 3-4 years by buying western solar thin film solar companies […]
February 3, 2015

Solar manufacturing Superpower China remains weak in Poly raw material production

China weak in Poly China is the world’s largest manufacturer of solar cells and panels, with almost 50% of the world’s capacity if not more. The […]
January 28, 2015

India’s unemployment & 100 GW Solar mix may not gel well

Reducing Unemployment in India by Solar The Times of India has reported that the Indian government is thinking of reducing unemployment amongst the highly educated youth […]
January 20, 2015

India pushing power funding agencies PFC, REC to set billion dollar solar funds for 100 GW Solar target

India’s Solar Fund India has set up a very ambitious solar target of 100 GW by 2022 which would require at least $125 billion in investment. […]
January 19, 2015

Will SunEdison really build an integrated Gigawatt silicon Solar Panel factory in Kutch, India

The recent Vibrant Gujarat Summit saw the announcement by SunEdison and Adani Group that they would collaborate in setting up an integrated PV solar panels manufacturing […]
January 15, 2015

Is India’s decision to halve the subsidy on Rooftop Solar any good?

India’s Rooftop Solar Subsidy to decrease from 30% to 15% India is set to reduce the subsidy on rooftop solar systems to 15% from the 30% […]
January 14, 2015

Solar Energy to face slight headwinds from Fossil Fuel price crash

Fossil Fuel & Solar Energy IHS has come out with a revised demand estimate for 2015, for the global solar demand to be between 53-57 GW. […]
January 13, 2015

Is 6 cents per unit Solar Electricity price an aberration or a new sustainable low

Solar Electricity at just 6c/kWh The last couple of years have been marked by increasingly lower prices for solar electricity, being bid in various parts of […]
January 12, 2015

India pushes state owned energy giants to aggressively build out Solar Energy

Large Indian state owned energy companies such as OIL India, IOCL etc. have periodically made small forays into building very small solar energy plants, but they […]
January 8, 2015

Could Haryana see a mini solar boom as government makes solar panels mandatory for almost everyone

Solar Boom in Haryana Haryana has very little by way of solar installations in a country where solar energy has become the main thrust of the […]
January 6, 2015

Is Concentrating PV Technology going down the Solar Thermal Technology way

Concentrating PV Technology Concentrating PV Technology (CPV) is a niche solar technology in which mirrors are used to concentrate sun rays on high efficiency solar PV materials. […]
January 5, 2015

USA sanctions on Chinese solar modules lead to closure of giant Dow $1.2 billion factory in Clarksville

Effects of Anti-Dumping Duties Trade wars are generally counterproductive, as they lead to more losses than gains in general. USA and China have been battling it […]
January 2, 2015

Motech to become the world’s biggest solar cell maker after merging with UMC subsidiary

Motech – largest Solar cell Maker Taiwanese solar cell maker Motech is set to become the world’s largest solar cell maker, after acquiring United Microelectronics subsidiary […]