China

March 5, 2013

The Chinese rise in Smartphones continue Unabated

Chinese Companies penetrate Top 10 Mobile Phone Rankings in last year It is hard to keep out the Chinese juggernaut in any big industry particular where […]
March 1, 2013

2012 Actual Solar Demand Growth does not turn out to be too great, 2013 should be much better

The Solar Energy Industry saw only a 5% year on year demand growth in 2012, despite falling solar panel prices. The main reasons were that Germany […]
February 22, 2013

Will Commodities be the reason for the next "World War"

When talking of the commodities we should not forget the most important Non Agri Commodity which is Crude Oil, Thermal Coal, Brent Crude Oil, Gasoline, Natural […]
February 22, 2013

China's biggest Solar Thin film producer and Intel investee Trony Solar found to be a Fraud

It is amazing how the biggest US companies and investors are being made to look like fools by Chinese frauds which have managed to embezzle hundreds […]
February 21, 2013

Global Solar Energy crosses 100 GW of Installed Capacity

Solar Energy growth has exceeded the wildest predictions of fast growth and has managed to cross the 100 GW milestone. The oversupply of solar panels has […]
February 19, 2013

Solar Glass Makers join the Global Solar Wars – Europe against China

Anti dumping case against import of Chinese Glass for Solar Modules Global Solar Trade Wars are throwing up new battles left and right from the least […]
February 13, 2013

India made a sucker by US as America files WTO Protectionist Case against India even as Indian Solar Panel makers go Bankrupt

US files WTO Protectionist Case against India US filed a case against India for domestic content rules in its solar federal policy despite American company First […]
February 6, 2013

Chinese Solar Companies keep on raising debt despite horrible Capital Structures

Chinese solar companies are finding it increasingly difficult to borrow money even from their home banks. This is due to the massive overcapacity in the industry […]
January 31, 2013

Chinese Government intervenes again after the First Bond Default by Chaori Solar

Bond Default by Chaori Solar, China We have heard of numerous Chinese Government bailouts, in case of defaults by the Chinese Solar companies. However, there is […]
January 21, 2013

Sluggish Economy stares at Fiscal Cliff in 2013 for Support

India & China to be they key for Global Economy Growth Two of the major emerging economies namely India and China, will remain to be the […]
January 21, 2013

World's Cheapest & Biggest upstream Solar Producer, GCL Poly forecasts big loss in 2013

GCL Poly China based GCL Poly is the biggest solar wafer producer in the world. GCL Poly raised its wafer capacity almost 85% in 2011. The company’s […]
January 16, 2013

China set to become the "Super Solar Power" in 2013

China to instal 10GW of Solar capacity in 2013 The latest buzz in the solar industry is that China plans to instal 10 gigawatts (GW) of […]
December 21, 2012

Which is Best Performing Solar Stock in 2012 and Why

Solar Stocks have declined quite precipitously from the peaks reached in 2008 and a number of the top guns of that time are flirting with pennydom. […]
December 20, 2012

Growth of World Economy Post Crisis, will India be a loser and China's surge continues unabated?

India a loser Post Crisis Currently the world economy is in the phase of recovery from past crisis. Let us look at the prospects of the […]
December 20, 2012

Solar Stocks To Keep Yo-Yoing Till China Allows Free Market Capitalism In The Industry

Introduction The whole solar industry has been facing a massive overcapacity problem since the beginning of 2011. Thousands of solar companies have gone bankrupt, but the […]
December 19, 2012

Can the South Koreans (Hanwha, LG, OCI) displace the Chinese solar juggernaut

The Chinese solar panel industry has become dominant through a mix of strong government support, aggressive expansion, billions of cheap finance from state owned banks and […]
December 18, 2012

Top 6 Risks and Opportunities of Consumer Goods Companies

Introduction to Consumer Goods Industry Consumer Goods industry is classified in two categories namely durable and non-durable. During the time of recession when the consumers were […]
December 13, 2012

Will High Efficiency Low Cost Solar Cells Strategy allow Silveo to take on Bigger Rivals?

Silveo entering the Solar Market Amongst the solar carnage, a US solar startup is planning to increase the capacity of its solar panels. While established as […]
December 12, 2012

Global Solar Panel Wars – The Complete Story till Now

Why are the Global Solar Panel Wars Occurring Chinese solar panel producers have increased their market share rapidly in the last 4-5 years displacing the dominant […]
December 7, 2012

Why Coal is set to become biggest fuel source in next couple of years

Coal – the Biggest Fuel The recent travails of coal companies in the USA due to low natural gas prices has led many people to think […]
December 6, 2012

Zombie LDK fires thousands and stops polysilicon production

LDK Solar (NYSE:LDK) which used to be the biggest solar wafer producer has completely stopped production of polysilicon and sharply reduced shipments to preserve cash. The […]
December 5, 2012

India Power and Infra Conglomerates look to China Development Bank for Survival

Indian Power and Infrastructure Companies like GMR, Lanco, GVK, Reliance Infrastructure have been making continued losses in the past couple of years and have been unable […]
November 29, 2012

India joins the Global Solar War – Anti Dumping investigation against China, USA , Malaysia and Taiwan

India joins the Solar Wars Global Solar Wars have been going on for some time now with the major world players like US, EU and China […]
November 16, 2012

Solar Raw Material Polysilicon Price falls over a cliff – Now $15/kg down from $400/kg

Polysilicon Price  Crash Polysilicon which is the most used raw material for manufacture of solar panels has crashed to unheard of levels as the capacity glut […]
November 16, 2012

Chinese PV Panel maker Renesola starts production in India to circumvent Duties

Renesola in India Chinese solar panel producers are facing duties and investigations on dumping of solar panels from multiple countries. While USA has already imposed 35% […]
November 15, 2012

415 Percent growth in China’s Solar Capacity in 2012 already, with strong surge still to come

China Solar China is set to become the 2nd largest solar energy market in the world in 2012 from being a fringe player in 2011. This […]
November 15, 2012

Why did China complain about Italian Solar Domestic content rules to WTO after more than a year?

China keeps coming out with new ways to protect its beleaguered solar panel industry which is facing the wrath of the Western governments. Note China exports […]
November 12, 2012

Chinese Local Governments buy failed Solar Companies, install their own Management

Strong Government Support to Chinese Solar Companies No big Chinese solar company has failed till now despite most of them losing almost all of their value […]
November 7, 2012

All Bark no Bite – China launches another Solar Dumping probe this time against Europe

China has launched another probe into dumping of solar products, this time against Europe. Note China had earlier started investigation of dumping of solar raw material […]
November 6, 2012

Chinese Billions boosting Chinese Solar Companies, as CDB gives 10 billion Yuan to Startup Sky Solar

China’s CDB to give 10 billion Yuan to Sky Solar Cheap capital is one of the strongest competitive advantages for a solar developer given the capital […]