REC Silicon to manufacture in China REC Silicon is a Norway based solar company, manufacturing polysilicon and silane gases for solar and semiconductor industry. The company spun off its solar cells, panels and wafer units in the last year to concentrate on polysilicon production. REC now plans to enter the biggest solar market in China. […]

Shunfeng acquires 723 MW of wind capacity Looks like Shunfeng International Clean Energy has started doing justice to its name change, as the company recently entered the wind energy sector. Shungfeng is listed on the HK stock exchange and was a minor renewable energy player till it made a bid for Suntech. The company had […]

Short Hanergy Hanergy stock’s valuation have always been absurd, not supported by any strong fundamentals. The market capitalization is higher than many top leading shippers in the industry. It deals in thin film which is not widely popular. Moreover, most of its shipments are internal, recognising revenues form its parent company. I highly doubt the […]

Chinese Solar Industry in more trouble Chinese solar product makers have been facing trade sanctions from different countries at different points of time. USA was the first of the block putting high anti-dumping duties on solar panel imports from China. When the smart Chinese solar module producers circumvented this move by procuring cells from Taiwan, […]

China instals 25% of Global Solar Energy China missed its 12 GW solar installation target for 2014, as it only managed to install 2 GW of distributed solar capacity for 10.6 GW of overall solar energy capacity. While large scale solar farms met their target of 8 GW, distributed solar energy could not catch up. […]

Effects of Anti-Dumping Duties Trade wars are generally counterproductive, as they lead to more losses than gains in general. USA and China have been battling it out in the solar products for around 3 years now, with brutal losses in both sides. It has increased inefficiency and costs on both sides as Chinese producers look […]