US wants the booming China clean energy sector to help boost its exports to meet Obama’s mission of doubling exports in the next 5 years.However the implicit trade barriers are too high for the foreign companies to surmount.China has managed to dominate the world’s solar industry and is on its way to doing it in […]

Jinko Solar  managed to list today at the bottom end of the range at $11.Earlier they had to cancel their  plan to list in February due to weak market conditions.Well it seems they had to  IPO otherwise the founders and owners would have been left nothing from this excerpt taken from their F1 filing with […]

China’s rise in solar manufacturing has been nothing short of spectacular.From less than 5% of world marketshare it has gone to more than 50% in the current quarter.Some of its companies like Trina and Yingli are the lowest cost producers of solar modules in the world today.The Europeans like Solarworld and Q-Cells which were dominant […]

IMS has released the top 10 suppliers of solar panels for 2008-2009.What is striking about the the rankings is that the Chinese solar companies have improved their ranking in the top 10 , all the Japanese companies have had their rankings decreased . The low cost capabilities of the Chinese has led to this change.I […]

First Solar beat the estimates and the gudiance soundly as it prone to do leading to a major stock rally . The stock went up due to the bearish sentiment plus the large short interest on the stock.However there might be some reasons that the stock might be a relative loser  in the long term […]