Canadian Solar to expand Solar Capacity Top Tier 1 Chinese solar producers are starting to expand capacity, as solar demand has begun growing faster than the stagnant supply. The massive solar downturn in 2012 had resulted in a complete stop in solar capacity expansions, as more than 60 GW of solar panel capacity tried to [...]

Canadian Solar is a vertically integrated company, providing ingots, wafers, solar cells, solar modules, solar power systems and specialized solar products. Headquartered in Canada, the company has factories in China and Ontario with wide customer base covering over 50 countries. Canadian Solar also offers customized PV products and OEM service around the world. The company sells panels at quite cheap prices. Solar [...]

Trina Solar (TSL) is one of the foremost solar panel companies and is also a low cost manufacturer of solar modules in China. Founded in 1997 with 12 offices worldwide, Trina Solar has partnerships with leading installers, distributors, utilities and developers in all major PV markets and is listed on the NYSE. Trina Solar is a fully vertically integrated company, right [...]

Yingli Green Energy (YGE) is one of the oldest Chinese companies and is completely integrated. One of the world’s first fully vertically integrated photovoltaic manufacturers, the company develops, manufactures and sells high-quality modules under the brand Yingli Solar to a wide range of markets including Germany, Spain, Italy, Greece, France, South Korea, China, and the United States. The company is [...]

Since solar panels have gained so much popularity and accessibility everywhere, the buyers get really confused about which solar panels to buy. I have been receiving numerous queries from my readers worldwide, asking me which solar panels to buy. I have been writing comparisons between the solar modules and hope it will help my readers. [...]

Sunpower (SPWR) is a US company which makes the most efficient solar panels using its monocrystalline solar cell technology. The company is a solar system integrator and developer as well, building some of the largest solar farms in the US. The company was bought by the French Oil Giant Total. Sunpower operates in all the main segments of the market [...]