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August 14, 2014

China moves to phase 2 in solar demand generation – Distributed Solar to follow Utility Solar

China emphasizes on Distributed Solar now China is going to push rooftop solar generation, which is falling behind utility solar generation. Most countries which have seen […]
August 8, 2014

Zimbabwe looks to build three large Solar Farms to solve its energy crisis

3 Solar Farms in Zimbabwe African countries have been aggressively looking to build solar power capacity to solve their large energy deficit. South Africa had kick-started […]
August 7, 2014

India puts the accelerator on Solar Energy generation through giant Solar Farms after new government focus

Now focus on Solar farms in India India is going to see rapid growth in solar energy generation in the coming years, after installing capacity much […]
August 6, 2014

New US trade sanctions on Taiwan and Chinese made solar cells will prove as ineffective as the 2012 duty

Effect of the new trade sanctions on USA and other markets USA is going around in circles in trying to reduce imports of Chinese made solar […]
August 1, 2014

Brazil finally divorces Wind from Solar energy, to encourage solar electricity production

Solar Energy Brazil It has been puzzling why solar energy is not growing in Brazil, as the country has high solar radiation and high electricity prices. […]
July 31, 2014

The Rise of the Yieldcos

Yieldcos TerraForm, the yieldco formed by spinning of the solar assets of SunEdison (SUNE) has seen a tremendous response to its IPO. The company raised more […]
July 25, 2014

Indian Solar Manufacturers have something to cheer about as part prices granted duty exemption

Solar Components exempted from Duty in India Indian solar producers who have been decimated by the severe global oversupply and price fall, have finally something to […]
July 24, 2014

Can the bruising Custom and Dumping duties war be resolved through Environmental Goods Agreement

Environmental Goods Agreement The Environmental Goods Agreement is being negotiated by 14 countries/regions with annual traded value of over $1 trillion, to bring an end to […]
July 23, 2014

Solar Module prices show sharp drop due to Geopolitical Tussles

Solar Module prices slash Solar module prices are declining sharply in global markets as the US-China anti–dumping tussle has led to stagnating demand and a build-up […]
July 17, 2014

USA wrong in imposing Anti-dumping duties against China

After the whole roar of US Chinese solar trade wars, the World Trade Organization (WHO) has pointed out that US has violated certain rules of international […]
July 16, 2014

Welspun Energy lays another Solar milestone in Maharashtra

Baramati Solar Project After Gujarat and Rajasthan, Maharashtra is all set to become the next solar hub for India. Welspun Energy plans to construct a 50 […]
July 11, 2014

Solar energy with energy storage comes of age as homebuilders offer it as standardized products

Residential solar rooftop systems are proliferating in USA and Australia and 10% of all rooftops in Australia already boast of a rooftop solar system. But almost […]
July 2, 2014

Foreign investment floods into India’s rapidly growing Solar sector

India Solar Industry attracts Foreign Investment India’s fast growing solar energy sector is seeing flood of investments from both private and public foreign investors these days. […]
July 1, 2014

India’s solar power ambitions get a 1500 MW boost with the new integrated power ministry

1500 MW for Indian solar subsidy India is going to offer the largest amount of solar capacity for subsidy allocation till date, in the second batch […]
June 24, 2014

SolarCity comes under more criticism for siphoning the subsidies of its small solar customers

SolarCity criticized  for siphoning subsidies SolarCity (SCTY) which has become the largest solar residential installer in the USA, has come under frequent criticism of its unethical […]
June 23, 2014

After Spain and Czech, Italy thinks of implementing a retroactive cut on solar power plant subsides – Not a bad idea

Italy to cut Subsidies on Solar power plant Spain and Czech faced massive fiscal pressure on their treasuries after their government’s legislated large subsidies for solar […]
June 18, 2014

Fights between residential solar home owners and utilities intensify in the USA

S0lar USA The fight between residential solar home owners and utilities is getting more intense and spread over more and more USA states every day. Utilities […]
June 13, 2014

India’s Solar Anti-dumping Duties gets bad press from western and vested media

Anti-Dumping Duties India India’s solar manufacturing industry has been hollowed out from the inside by imports from China and other countries. Global oversupply due to massive […]
June 9, 2014

India’s Tata Solar raises solar capacity to take advantage of anti-dumping duties on solar cells

TATA Solar to scale up production Indian solar manufacturers have been devastated by the severe price erosion in the price of solar cells in the last […]
June 6, 2014

Solar demand is Europe saturates to 10 GW as most markets mature

Saturation in the European Solar Market Demand in Europe has saturated to the 10 GW level, as the biggest markets such as Germany and Italy are […]
June 4, 2014

Abengoa and SunEdison to soon list out their “Yieldco” that will lower solar cost of Capital

Yieldcos in Solar Industry Major solar energy developers such as SunEdison (SUNE) and Abengoa are soon going to make an IPO of their solar asset subsidiaries. […]
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 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 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 […]