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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 […]
April 30, 2014

Solar Energy becomes 2nd biggest contributor to electricity capacity additions in the USA

Solar Energy captures 2nd place as a source of Electricity- USA Solar energy has left its image of a niche energy source far behind and is […]
April 29, 2014

IPCC acknowledges importance of Solar Energy in fighting Climate Change

Solar Energy can fight Climate Change We at Greenworldinvestor have always been very bullish about the prospects of solar energy growth, given the sharply declining costs, […]
April 28, 2014

USA solar modules prices set to rise as Government plans more stringent subsidies on Chinese Imports

Module prices to increase in USA Solar system prices in the USA will not fall at the same rate, as a key component – solar panels […]
April 25, 2014

India’s Silicon City Bangalore may soon see a proliferation of Rooftop Solar Systems

Solar Rooftop in Bangalore India’s southern IT city of Bangalore may soon see a proliferation of solar rooftop home systems as the distribution utility BESCOM will […]
April 24, 2014

United Photovoltaics emerges as the top Solar Farm player in China

United Photovoltaics has started to emerge as the top solar farm company in China, aggressively buying up solar farms in the country. The company which was […]
April 23, 2014

Japanese Solar Inverter Makers displace Europeans in global rankings

Japanese Solar Inverter Market The boom in the Japanese solar market has completely changed the competitive dynamics of the global solar inverter market. The Japanese solar […]
April 22, 2014

Solar Drones become hot Acquisition Targets for Technology Giants

Solar Drones Solar drones are becoming hot new targets for technology biggies such as Google and Facebook. Drone technology has seen some dramatic improvements in the […]
April 21, 2014

Chinese companies look to set up US Solar Factories to escape the Anti-dumping Duties

Chinese Companies to open factories in USA to avoid Duties The Chinese companies may look to shift their factories abroad, as major trade partners are imposing […]
April 16, 2014

Kyocera gifts a 230 kW Solar Charging station to Japan on the event of Earth Day

Solar Powered Charging Station Just one week before the Earth Day (22nd April), Kyocera installs a 230 kW solar charging station in Japan to charge electric […]
April 15, 2014

Is the Solar Industry making big promises, difficult to keep

Trina and Yingli revise their Q1 2014 shipment projections downward Both Trina Solar (TSL) and Yingli Green Energy (YGE) are big names in the solar industry […]
April 11, 2014

The Billion Dollar Indian Solar Agricultural Pump market attracts global Electrical and Solar majors due to massive opportunity

ABB has become the latest electrical giant to launch agri solar water pumps for the Indian market. The company follows other big global giants such as […]
April 9, 2014

Taiwanese Solar Cell Companies look to expand Module Production

Taiwan Solar Industry The Taiwanese solar industry has mostly concentrated on solar cell production, which they supply mainly to the Japanese and Chinese solar companies. Taiwanese […]
April 8, 2014

High flying Chinese solar billionaire Xiaofeng Peng faces bankruptcy with LDK death

The Chinese Billionaire faces bankruptcy Xiaofeng Peng used to be one of the richest Chinese billionaires in 2008, when his company LDK Solar (LDK) went into […]
April 7, 2014

India’s southern state of Tamil Nadu gets 1000 applications for Solar Rooftop Subsidies

India has been mostly concentrating its subsidies on large ground mounted grid connected solar plants, with federal and state subsidies going to these installations. There has […]
April 4, 2014

SMA going the Q-Cells way as it racks up a 90 million Euro loss on almost 40% lower revenues in 2013

We at Greenworldivnestor have written many times that SMA Solar is a bad story to invest in, given the major structural changes that have taken place […]
April 3, 2014

The Perils of Solar Investing in Politically Risky Regions – Activ Solar faces Crimea FIT abolition

Investing in solar energy plants is not easy, given the multiple risks that this new form of energy entails. Despite solar energy capacity growing by more […]
April 2, 2014

Why we think India is a Half Dead Solar Manufacturing Industry

The Sorry State of Affairs for the Indian Solar Industry The Indian Solar Manufacturing Industry is in a very bad shape due to intense competition from […]
April 1, 2014

CDB to grant Credit to another Chinese Solar Company

GCL Poly Granted Credit Line In the wake of overcapacity and the Chinese Government’s decision to discontinue giving financial aid to 80% of its companies, another […]
March 28, 2014

More problems for the DCR projects queued up in India

Further Delay expected for the DCR projects in India Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission Phase II in India emphasized on the generation of solar power through […]
March 27, 2014

Good News for the Indian Solar Industry

New Support Scheme for the Indian PSUs There are talks about new PV support schemes for the Indian state owned companies/ PSUs. These plans have been […]
March 26, 2014

Revision in the Minimum floor price set between EU-China and its Implications

Price now set at 0.53 Euros/Watt China has basically eaten up the global solar industry because of its low cost of production. The big daddies of […]
March 24, 2014

South Australia continues to see increasing penetration of Solar Energy amongst Households

More & more Households in Australia become “Solarized” Solar energy in Australia has boomed in the last few years, due to an influx of cheap Chinese […]
March 21, 2014

GT Advanced pulls out another rabbit out of its hat – Merlin

GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT) never fails to surprise by pulling out  billion dollar inventions in a regular manner. The company has been a hotbed of innovation […]
March 20, 2014

Solar in United Kingdom booms as Renewable Obligations provide a good ROI

Reasons for Solar boom in UK Solar energy in UK is booming, with more than 2000 MW of solar energy expected to be installed in the […]
March 19, 2014

China set to impose a volume/price quota on European Polysilicon in a solar panel quid pro quo

Volume/ Price Quota by China Europe recently negotiated with China to set up a volume and price quota for solar panels imported from China. This was […]
March 18, 2014

Solar Demand in 2013 rockets to 37000000000 Watts as Asia becomes Prime Driver

Solar Demand driven by Asia Solar energy demand in 2013 rocketed to 37 GW up almost 25% from 2012, as China became the largest demand driver […]
March 14, 2014

Solar Wafers and Polysilicon see increasing Demand from downstream Solar Cell and Panel Producers

Increasing Demand for Solar Wafer & Polysilicon The demand for solar wafers is starting to outstrip supply in certain regions as solar panel demand has increased […]