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December 26, 2014

China comes under more pressure from USA and Europe on solar trade with new duties and sanctions

New Duties on China It seems that China cannot get a break from large duties and trade sanctions being imposed on it by other major trading […]
December 24, 2014

India to become first country to aggressively expand solar rooftop plants on canals

Solar Rooftop India India is looking to aggressively increase the installations of solar rooftop plants on water canals crisscrossing the country. India had built its first […]
December 22, 2014

2014 Solar demand to be around 45 GW as China fails to meet its lofty 14 GW target

45 GW Solar Demand in 2014 The total global solar demand is expected to come at 45 GW, which is roughly the middle point of the […]
December 12, 2014

High efficiency polycrystalline cells to be in a big shortage in 2015

2015 may be a flat year in terms of solar demand growth with two of the largest markets Japan and China showing declining to flat demand […]
December 11, 2014

G-56 – New Solar Country Grouping planned by India

G-56 India has recently been somewhat rattled by the new US-China climate change deal, in which the world’s two largest polluters have signed a deal to […]
December 10, 2014

Chinese Borg absorbs last surviving independent European solar manufacturer

REC Solar acquired by a Chinese Solar Company The European Solar producers used to dominate the solar industry in 2008, as the German EEG subsidies started […]
December 8, 2014

Foreign development banks (ADB, KFW, EXIM) to fund India’s massive solar plans with billion dollar loans

India’s government recently increased its plans to install 100 GW of solar energy by 2022, up from around 3 GW now. This would mean an investment […]
December 5, 2014

Earnings Update Q3 2014 – Canadian Solar (CSIQ)

Lets analyze the Q3 results of Canadian Solar (CSIQ) today.Canadian Solar has emerged as a star performer. Not only did it gave good results this quarter, […]
December 4, 2014

Earnings Update Q3 2104 – Renesola (SOL)

Yesterday I wrote about why I think the solar companies’ performance was fair last quarter (Q3 2014). Now a series of posts will follow, giving the […]
December 3, 2014

Fair Performance by Solar Companies in Q3 2014

Reasons for a fair performance in Q3 2014 Most of the solar companies recently updated their Q3 2014 results. The performance in the overall segment was […]
December 1, 2014

Japan to steal the No.1 Solar position as Chinese projects get delayed

Japan to overtake China China had a target to install 14 GW of solar power by 2014. However the country has suffered from delays in solar […]
November 28, 2014

Another small solar raw material producer bites the dust even as polysilicon demand skyrockets

The solar market has become a two track market for solar manufacturers. Some producers are doing extremely well growing both revenues and margins, while others are […]
November 27, 2014

India’s renewable energy funding agency to shift focus away from Wind to Solar energy

IREDA to finance Solar Energy India’s main renewable energy funding agency IREDA is going to shift its focus towards solar energy as the country has made […]
November 26, 2014

Will 2015 be a year of Solar Demand decline?

Solar demand 2015 The solar industry has grown at a torrid pace in the last 5 years, growing from 8 GW per year to more than […]
November 25, 2014

Can India install 10000 MW of solar capacity a year!!!!!

India to instal 100 GW solar capacity The Indian power minister recently said that the Indian government is going to raise its solar energy target dramatically […]
November 24, 2014

US anti-dumping duties create dramatic changes in global Solar supply chain

Effect of US Anti-Dumping duties on China & Taiwan The US anti-dumping duties on imports of Chinese and Taiwanese solar products has upended the global solar […]
November 17, 2014

Solar prices fall and Taiwanese cell companies sink into the red, as US sanctions bite

Effect of US Duties on Taiwan Cell Manufacturers Taiwanese solar cell producers have been the worst affected victims of the US sanctions on Chinese and Taiwanese […]
November 13, 2014

Solar Panel Companies expand into the Balance of System (BOS) Equipment Space through acquisitions

SunPower acquires SolarBridge Solar companies continue to expand into different areas as the industry moves more and more into an energy providing service, rather than product […]
November 12, 2014

After India, SunEdison wins huge deal to supply Solar Panels in Brazil Solar auctions

SunEdison wins projects in India SunEdison (SUNE) is on a roll these days winning large contracts to build and develop solar farms outside its core USA […]
November 11, 2014

Solar Polysilicon producers make hay despite stable low Polysilicon prices, as costs keep declining

Polysilicon Industry to see more cost reductions The big polysilicon producers are making a lot of money after a loss making 2-3 years. The reason is […]
November 10, 2014

Village micro-grids become the next main growth drivers for Solar Energy in Asia and Africa

Village Micro Grids Village micro grids are becoming the next fast growing area for solar energy in Asian and African countries. The sharp crash in solar […]
November 6, 2014

Chinese and Taiwanese companies start to set up/expand solar panel capacities in foreign countries

The US and European sanctions on Chinese solar panel imports have distorted the global solar supply chain and led to inefficient value chains. China circumvented the […]
November 5, 2014

Solar Cell Price and Solar Panel Cost in India (per watt)

Updated on: 5/8/2016 None can deny the benefits of using solar over the traditional electricity, given the high power costs in a country like India. Despite […]
November 4, 2014

List of Solar Installers/ System Integrators/ EPC Companies in India

Solar installation business has gained massive popularity in the last couple of years. Previously the solar companies used to just manufacture solar cells, wafers, modules or […]
November 3, 2014

Western solar panel makers finally see some sales by pushing China and USA into a Trade War

Solar panel maker Solarworld is finally seeing some benefit from instigating USA and China into a full-fledged solar trade war over unfair subsidies being given to […]
October 31, 2014

Vikram Solar Panels Review, Price

Vikram Solar Panel Reviews Vikram Solar is a manufacturer of PV solar modules. The company has its headquarters in Kolkata, India. It is a part of […]
October 30, 2014

Waaree Solar Panels Review, Price, Buy Online India

Waaree Solar Panels The Waaree Energies Ltd. was founded in 2007 in India, having presence across the solar power value chain. The company has a 250 […]
October 29, 2014

Buy Solar Powered Charger for Mobile and laptop/ Portable Solar Power Bank (1250mAH, 1800mAH, 2000mAH, 2600mAH, 3000mAH, 3500mAH, 5000mAH, 1000mAH, 30000mAH)

Updated on: 7/06/2016 Buy Solar Chargers/ Solar power Banks Online Buy Solar powered mobile chargers for charging your mobile phones, tablets, laptops, GPS and other digital […]
October 29, 2014

India converts its JNNSM subsidy mission into a Solar Park scheme – first one to come up in Kurnool

The Indian government is radically transforming its central JNNSM subsidy program for faster and cheaper implementation of large scale solar farms in the country. Instead of […]
October 28, 2014

Uttar Pradesh looks to expand Solar capacity to beat Power blues

Uttar Pradesh to get Solarized Indian states have been looking to expand their solar capacity as the country suffers from massive fossil fuel shortages particularly coal. […]