Effect of US Duties on Taiwan Cell Manufacturers Taiwanese solar cell producers have been the worst affected victims of the US sanctions on Chinese and Taiwanese made solar cells. Big Taiwanese companies such as Motech, Gintech and NeoSolar were seeing large sales growth, as Chinese panel producers outsourced cell production to Taiwan in order to [...]

Investing in China Investing in China has never been an easy proposition whether it is public market investors or private equity investors. Massive frauds have been exposed in China which has led to billions of dollars of losses for investors. For Chinese and other developing market investors (like India), frauds and losses come with the [...]

SunPower acquires SolarBridge Solar companies continue to expand into different areas as the industry moves more and more into an energy providing service, rather than product sales. Some of the solar panel companies such as Renesola (SOL) already sell mounting systems, microinverters etc. Now others such as SunPower (SPWR) are too moving into the BOS [...]

Indian Wind Industry set to see Revival The Indian wind industry is set to see a strong uptick in capacity increase in India, after the current government re-introduced the accelerated depreciation benefit for wind farm investments in India. The country has the world’s 4th highest capacity of wind power in the world, with nearly 20 GW [...]

The US and European sanctions on Chinese solar panel imports have distorted the global solar supply chain and led to inefficient value chains. China circumvented the first round of US solar duties by procuring solar cells from Taiwan. But as the second round of US sanctions plugged this loophole, new loopholes are being researched. Taiwanese [...]

None can deny the benefits of using solar over the traditional electricity, given the high power costs in a country like India. Despite of that, the Indian citizens are accustomed to sitting in darkness because of enormous power outs. The remotest part of rural India still does not have access to electricity. Given the above [...]