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May 28, 2013

Key Solar Developments around the Globe this week

More Solar Plants, Supplies and Leasing Programs around the Globe 1) YGE supplies Solar Panels to largest PV power plant in Malaysia Yingli Green Energy (YGE) […]
May 28, 2013

The Chinese want to manufacture Solar Products in India to escape the looming Anti-dumping Duties

The Indian solar manufacturing industry is running on fumes with 10% capacity utilization. Even the bigger capacity players like Tata Power, Indosolar and Moser Baer are […]
May 27, 2013

Could the Global Solar Market to grow to a stupendous 62 GW by 2018

Global Solar Industry Scenario The global Solar industry has been in a pickle in the last couple of years with a huge number of bankruptcies amid […]
May 24, 2013

Desperate Suntech sells Solar Panels for a huge Loss

Suntech – Sequence of Events leading it to the current State Suntech (STP) is the company known for its massive management blunders and huge losses since 2010. […]
May 23, 2013

Solar News play with Investor sentiments

The Unpredictable Solar Industry There was news two days earlier that US and Europe may strike a deal with China, in order to prevent the solar […]
May 23, 2013

Sunpower continues its Innovative Streak

SunPower pairs Solar Installations with lithium ion batteries SunPower (SPWR) plans to add storage options to its solar energy installations, most probably lithium ion batteries. The company has […]
May 22, 2013

Will India be oppressed once again this time by the Western Solar Power

FSLR thinks Indian Regulatory system to be “relatively sophisticated” India has been a big market for the US based First Solar (FSLR), with the company already […]
May 22, 2013

9 Solar Stories on GWI

Solar News 1) Is Global Solar Trade Peace in the works 2) After Czech and Spain, Greece introduces retroactive taxes on solar plants 3) Sunpower to pair solar energy […]
May 21, 2013

Chinese Solar stocks soar in a massive short squeeze

Positive Solar Market Reaction following JASO The solar stocks have been very volatile. It is very difficult investing in this sector, because the sector has become […]
May 21, 2013

Solar Power comes to the humble Auto Rickshaw Pullers in India

Solar Powered Rickshaws Solar energy descends into another major area of pollution in India. It is the three wheeled auto rickshaws this time. The auto rickshaws […]
May 20, 2013

Solar Wafer Makers remain under pressure despite strong Volume Growth in 2013

Leading solar wafer companies like Renesola (SOL), GCL Poly Energy, SAS and others remain under pressure due to the below cost prices of solar wafers. The […]
May 17, 2013

Solar Inverter Industry undergoes Consolidation with big bang Acquisitions

Consolidation in the Solar Inverter Industry The Solar Industry is becoming much more fragmented with the rise of the Japanese and Chinese markets. Top solar inverter […]
May 16, 2013

Will Solar Industry's Overcapacity problems be solved by 2015?

Solar Industry sees some Positive Light The recent news flow in the solar industry has started taking a positive slant with increasing panel prices and resurgent […]
May 15, 2013

Andhra Pradesh Government faces issues with its 1 GW Solar Tender

Indian states are competing with one another in announcing massive solar subsidies through reverse auction tenders. AP had announced a huge 1 GW tender as it […]
May 14, 2013

Every Solar thermal Plant in India is delayed, still the Government wants to award more

Every single solar thermal plant awarded under India’s federal subsidy program (JNNSM Phase 1) is delayed according to MNRE. Note I have been critical about solar […]
May 10, 2013

Secret Gainers of the EU-China Solar Trade War

The EU-China Solar Trade War The European Commission has decided to impose ~40% duties on Chinese solar panel imports from 6th June. This will mark the […]
May 9, 2013

Another US factory goes caput, despite Anti-dumping duties against China

Kyocera to Shut down its US Manufacturing unit Kyocera Solar is in talks to shut down its manufacturing unit in San Diego in USA. The company […]
May 9, 2013

A Hidden Solar Small Cap Gem is up 300% from its recent low

US Solar Stocks are on a bull run Solar stocks have been rising rapidly in the recent months along with the general stock market and improving […]
May 8, 2013

Verizon to make a big push into Solar energy to go Green

Verizon Communications plans to invest $100 million in solar energy and fuel cells in USA. Verizon plans to step into green energy to become more environmentally sustainable. […]
May 8, 2013

The big question – Whether India should impose Anti-dumping or not?

Anti-dumping Duty in India The Government of India is in a fix trying to decide whether to impose anti-dumping duties or not. The Government’s intention is […]
May 7, 2013

India Shifting focus to Rooftop Installations – after Kerala its Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu’s new Subsidy for Rooftop Installations The Indian State of Tamil Nadu had set a target of 350 MW of solar rooftop installation by 2015. […]
May 7, 2013

India, Italy, Japan, China all see a Solar Surge

Solar News 1) Italy installs 170 MW of solar energy in March 2) Indian states start a capital subsidy for rooftop solar power plants 3) Indian […]
May 6, 2013

7 Solar Stories on GWI

Solar News 1) Asian Development Bank puts $30 million into pure play renewable Indian company NSL Renewables 2) Indian solar developers lobby to stop anti dumping […]
April 30, 2013

Solarworld on the brink of collapse, looks to Sell itself

Solarworld to Sell itself Solarworld is on the brink of collapse and is looking to sell itself. I have remained quite critical of Solarworld’s prospects in […]
April 29, 2013

8 Solar Stories on GWI

Solar News 1) Yingli Energy gets a $165 million loan from China Development Bank (CDB) for working capital and other purposes (LDK and Renesola have got loans […]
April 26, 2013

LDK sells its 2 GW solar cell plant for 10 cents to a dollar, what will Hefei City government do with the plant?

LDK sells Piecemeal The bankrupt Chinese solar giant is selling itself piecemeal to generate enough cash to sustain operations. The LDK Solar (LDK) stock has zero […]
April 25, 2013

Solar Panel Prices increase by 4% due to surging Asian Demand but is it sustainable

Solar Price Rise – Fact or Fiction The solar module prices, which were crashing continuously have shown a hike for the first time in the biggest […]
April 23, 2013

India hits back at America's WTO case on Solar Panel usage

India should fight back by imposing duties on Solar Panel Imports The Indian government has finally woken up and taken the fight to the US in […]
April 22, 2013

ISMA fears that Chinese Solar Panel flood could hit India after European Duties

Indian solar industry has been lobbying to get anti-dumping duties imposed on solar panel imports for a very long time. The global solar industry downturn has […]
April 19, 2013

Will China finally impose some order in its Solar Manufacturing Industry?

China’s solar industry is in total chaos with massive overcapacity plaguing the industry for the last two years. Two of the biggest solar companies LDK and […]