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August 28, 2012

Why is Bihar signing a Solar PPA at Rs 12.50/KwH using CPV technology when Orissa is buying Solar power at Rs 7/KwH using Crystalline Silicon Solar Panels

There are news reports that the state of Bihar is signing a PPA with a US based investor Schanti Partners for building a 10 MW solar […]
August 27, 2012

Security for Solar Panels in India to prove a good Business Opportunity for Budding Entrepreneurs

Indian Solar Panel Security India is going to install millions of solar panels as solar energy will remain the fastest growing energy source for India for […]
August 27, 2012

The Best Chinese Solar Companies heavily Outperform the Badly Managed Over Debted Solar Firms in 2012 as Mr. Market Prices in Bankruptcy

The whole solar panel industry has been in a tailspin as the massive solar glut takes toll of the whole industry. The industry downturn which started […]
August 25, 2012

Global Green Battles – China Fires Back at USA for Subsidizing Green Energy Projects, Mulls Duty on European Solar Imports as well

Global Green Battles The Global Green War had started with the US imposing duties on imports of Chinese made solar panels and cells. Subsequently dumping charges […]
August 23, 2012

CEO of one of biggest Korean Chinese Solar groups goes to Jail after Siphoning Company Cash

Hanwha Hanwha Chairman has got a sentence of 4 years to serve in jail after being found guilty of using company cash for personal use (all […]
August 22, 2012

The Biggest Solar Company Failure that nobody is Talking about and which could Dramatically Change the Solar Panel Market

Sharp Solar Panels There have been hundreds of solar bankruptcies in the last couple of years as solar panel prices have gone down by almost 65% […]
August 21, 2012

Solar Panel prices Crash to just 72 cents /watt as Germany, Italy demand pull in end, Chinese Government refuses to let Insolvent Companies go Bankrupt

The price crash for solar panels seem to be never ending with the latest solar module prices ending at around 72c/watt for normal crystalline solar panels. […]
August 21, 2012

Uttar Pradesh Solar Policy promoting Land Hogging Ground Mounted Solar Farms seems Misguided – Sets 1000 MW Target in next 5 years

Solar Policy in Uttar Pradesh India’s largest state in terms of population Uttar Pradesh, is set to come out with a 5 year solar policy to […]
August 20, 2012

Green Solar Panels and Cells for Homes, Buildings – What does it Mean?

Green Solar Cells & Panels Concept Green Solar Panels & Cells is a recent technology to manufacture solar cells & panels by isolating chlorophyll, the plant […]
August 18, 2012

Why CSE is dead wrong About the Reason behind the Failure of the Indian Domestic Solar Panel Industry

Solar Industry in India Solar power in India is one of the fastest growing energy industry and with the prices of solar energy falling continuously; it […]
August 16, 2012

Do Indian State Governments’ Plans of building massive Solar Power Plants, on their own make sense?

State Governments in India have been driving the growth of solar energy in India by giving subsidies and auctioning capacities at favorable electricity tariffs. Some states […]
August 13, 2012

Why Indian Judges are Asking for Solar Power?

What we have been writing about in Greenworldinvestor that solar power in India will be the biggest energy opportunity in the 21st century, which has been […]
August 13, 2012

Biggest Chinese Solar Panel Company implodes into a Penny Stock – Culmination of Suntech’s long history of Management Blunders

Suntech Suntech was the biggest solar panel supplier in 2011 shipping almost 2000 MW of solar modules to various countries around the globe. Suntech, which is […]
August 8, 2012

90% of Solar Companies to go Bankrupt and Shortage will Hit Industry in 2014 – JA Solar

The CEO of the biggest solar cell company in the world JA Solar has said that he sees the current vicious industry downturn leading to 90% […]
August 6, 2012

Why Solarworld CEO Frank Asbeck Will Never Receive a Salary Again

Solarworld Solarworld CEO Frank Asbeck has announced that he will stop taking his salary of half a million euros till his company returns to profitability again. […]
August 2, 2012

Solar Inverter Industry in 2012 – Marketshare Churn even as Revenue remains Flat

The Solar Inverter Industry The Solar Inverter Industry has remained relatively stable compared to the solar panel industry due to fewer number of players and higher […]
July 31, 2012

Why Yingli, Trina, Suntech Have become Desperate as Global Solar Panel War Intensifies

The biggest Chinese solar panel producers like Sunech, Trina ,Yingli and Canadian Solar have come out strongly against the recent filing of a complaint of dumping […]
July 30, 2012

Can Europe’s only Vertically Integrated Solar Company REC Survive the Industry’s worst Trough

Renewable Energy Corporation used to be the world’s largest supplier of polysilicon, to solar panel companies just 3-4 years ago. The company, which earned eye popping […]
July 26, 2012

Wind Energy Policy of Rajasthan – What you need to Know

Rajasthan India’s western state of Rajasthan which is home to India’s only desert and with one of the least population densities has come out with a […]
July 26, 2012

Crisil wakes up to the fact that Indian Solar Industry is Uncompetitive, after Half of the Industry is effectively Bankrupt

Solar Industry research is quite abysmal especially in India where research agencies and market analysts have very little clue of what’s going on in the global […]
July 25, 2012

Japanese Solar Inverter Companies in a sweet spot as Domestic Market set to Boom and JET Certification provides Barrier against Imports

Japanese Solar Inverters While Japanese solar panel companies are sweating due to cheap Asian solar panel imports, the solar inverter companies in Japan are facing the […]
July 24, 2012

Global Solar World War truly on, with Chinese going after US Solar Companies, while Germany to probe Chinese Solar Panel Dumping

China-US Solar War The Global Solar World War is truly on now, with the Chinese Government starting investigation on the imports of solar polysilicon from Korean […]
July 23, 2012

Australia Solar Power – A comprehensive Guide to Panels, Inverters, Rebates

Australia Solar Australia has seen a big increase in solar panel installations due to generous subsidies given by individual states in Australia, like New South Wales and […]
July 23, 2012

Concentrated PV Companies face the Crystalline Silicon Competitive Heat, as Amonix Closes Down

Crystalline Silicon PV Solar Technology is beating other rivals in the solar race hands down, with other technologies like thin film solar, solar thermal and concentrated […]
July 22, 2012

Despite Car Troubles, BYD continues to Plough Money into Loss making Solar Panels

BYD When companies are facing trouble in their core markets, they tend to hive off unrelated assets to focus their energy on regaining their mojo in […]
July 20, 2012

Will SMA Solar Die like Q-Cells and Centrotherm as Chinese Solar Inverter Companies gain Traction

SMA Solar The stock price of the company has touched new lows, as investors are anticipating that the company will be unable to face the onslaught […]
July 19, 2012

Why China keep on Increasing its Solar Capacity Targets?

Solar Capacity in  China China has repeatedly increased the Solar capacity targets since the last one year as solar panel prices have crashed making solar power […]
July 19, 2012

“It is crazy. We don't know what is happening," – Indian Solar Panel Manufacturers face Reality after living in Illusion

Solar in India Solar Energy in India was thought to be one of the most exciting growth industries in the world. While the current state of […]
July 18, 2012

75% of Solar Panel Companies to Disappear in 5 years as a Common Industry Technology Roadmap appears

Solarbuzz which is one of the solar industry’s leading research agencies has come out with some predictions on the Solar Industry for the next 5 years. […]
July 18, 2012

Solar Power Cost in Brazil falls below Retail Electricity Price – Government Subsidy Proesco leads to faster Consumer Adoption

Solar Power in Brazil Solar Energy is now cheaper to generate than buying electricity from the utility for retail consumers, in Brazil. The sharp fall in […]