Sunpower

May 24, 2016

Total makes a big bang Energy Storage acquisition to bolster its Sunpower Acquisition

Total to acquire Saft While most large oil and gas majors such as BP and Shell have abandoned their solar energy plans, French giant Total has […]
August 9, 2013

Comparing Renesola and Sunpower Solar Panels

Renesola (SOL) is a vertically integrated company with complete R&D and manufacturing of polysilicon, silicon wafer and solar modules. Renesola has a global presence with sales branches established in […]
August 1, 2013

JA Solar and Sunpower Solar Modules – which one to buy?

Sunpower (SPWR) is a US based solar system integrator and developer, building some of the largest solar farms in the US. The company makes the most efficient solar panels using […]
July 17, 2013

Comparison between Trina Solar and SunPower Solar Modules

Trina Solar (TSL) is a China based vertically integrated company right from the production of ingots to modules. The company was founded in 1997, with 12 offices worldwide. Trina Solar has […]
July 9, 2013

Best Solar Panel brands to buy in 2013 – Module Features and Available Models

The solar industry suffers from too much supply globally. Supply-demand balance is expected to return in another year or two. The solar industry is heavily dependent on the […]
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 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 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 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 […]
April 10, 2013

Where to invest in Solar Energy – My Three Top Picks

Where to invest in Solar Energy Given the stock volatility, company bankruptcies and massive losses, investing in solar energy can be very tricky. However, the industry […]
March 11, 2013

Solarworld – How long can it survive?

Solarworld Solarworld, which is one of the largest European solar companies surviving the current downturn, is in a bad shape. The company faces a large debt […]
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 12, 2013

Sunpower loses a lot of money in Q412, sales in 2013 to be flat with 2012

Sunpower (SPWR) which is the 2nd largest US solar company after First Solar (FSLR) was the first major company to report 4Q12 results. As expected the […]
November 19, 2012

Top 12 Solar Companies in USA still surviving the brutal downturn

USA Solar Companies surviving the Downturn The Solar Industry has seen a massive shakedown with hundreds of bankruptcies and thousands of jobs lost. There has been […]
October 29, 2012

Black Solar Tuesday – Top Solar Companies Sunpower, Solar Frontier and Gintech fire hundreds of workers

Job Cuts in Solar Industry The solar industry crisis continues to take a massive toll on solar jobs as top solar companies Sunpower, Showa Shell and […]
September 30, 2012

AUO Solar Panels Review

AU Optronics AU Optronics is one of the world’s leading LCD panel manufacturers with most of its manufacturing facilities located in Taiwan. AUO has a JV […]
September 17, 2012

Leading Concentrated PV Company Greenvolts follows Amonix into Oblivion

Greenvolts – CPV Company While bankruptcies of leading crystalline silicon and thin film companies like Solyndra, Q-Cells has received a lot of attention, the shutdown of […]
August 16, 2012

Best Strategy to Enter the Japanese Market – Joint Ventures and Alliance with Locally Connected Companies

Japan Entering the Japanese market is notoriously hard for foreign companies as they run into major implicit and explicit barriers. Like the Chinese, the Japanese have […]
June 29, 2012

Solar Demand in Japan to explode with IRR of 30%, as Government sets crazily high Tariff of 53c/KwH, implicit barriers may keep Chinese out

Japan after the Fukushima disaster had set out on a plan to increase the share of renewable energy in the electricity mix which is abysmally low. […]