Could Result in Major Drop in Prices & Bankruptcies The USA government regulator on trade rules found that there was a case to be made of Chinese solar imports hurting the domestic USA solar panel manufacturing industry. This ruling which was made on 22nd September followed months of acrimonious to and fro between the solar panel […]

Buffalo Factory starts Production in NY The world class solar manufacturing hub recently started production in New York. Yes, we are talking about the Tesla’s Buffalo solar factory. The idea of this huge solar factory was conceived three years ago, and much has changed in the industry since then especially in terms of prices. Though the […]

High Panel Prices in USA The US solar industry has been closely watching the solar panel case filed by two major solar panel manufacturers in USA (Suniva and Solarworld) to impose sharply higher prices on imports of solar panels. These two companies are looking beyond plain vanilla anti-dumping or safeguard duties but want to impose […]

Solar Power Performance During This Solar Eclipse This Monday, August 21 was a total solar eclipse seen in the western part of the world. The moon almost fully covered the sun thus creating partial darkness. The eclipse took place from about 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. – peak time for solar energy production. With solar […]

High Minimum Import Prices for Solar Components The USA solar manufacturers are fighting a last ditch battle to save the solar industry in the USA as two of the biggest solar manufactures Suniva and Solarworld pitch for their petition to impose high minimum import prices for solar cells and modules under Section 201. These two […]

Lithium Battery Storage Solar energy has rapidly become mainstream with solar prices falling rapidly over the last few years. Solar is already cheaper than coal in a large number of countries and with the cost curve of solar energy declining, this trend is only going to accelerate. However, solar energy suffers from the problem of […]