Solar Powered Charging Station Just one week before the Earth Day (22nd April), Kyocera installs a 230 kW solar charging station in Japan to charge electric vehicles. Imagine the amount of fuel that will be saved and also the amount of pollution that can be checked by using electric/ solar powered vehicles. We at Greenworldinvestor [...]

Trina and Yingli revise their Q1 2014 shipment projections downward Both Trina Solar (TSL) and Yingli Green Energy (YGE) are big names in the solar industry today. They performed quite well in Q4 2013 with big shipment numbers. While Trina achieved a 2.58 GW shipment, Yingli achieved a target of ~3,234 MW in 2013. Both [...]

ABB has become the latest electrical giant to launch agri solar water pumps for the Indian market. The company follows other big global giants such as Schnieder and Toshiba to grab a piece of this billion dollar opportunity. Solar investors generally look at solar panel installations, while investing in the solar story. However, other applications [...]

Taiwan Solar Industry The Taiwanese solar industry has mostly concentrated on solar cell production, which they supply mainly to the Japanese and Chinese solar companies. Taiwanese earlier used to supply European solar module companies, but they are mostly bankrupt now. Companies such as Gintech, Motech, Neo Solar etc. have now become major suppliers of high [...]

The Chinese Billionaire faces bankruptcy Xiaofeng Peng used to be one of the richest Chinese billionaires in 2008, when his company LDK Solar (LDK) went into an unprecedented expansion spree. The company which concentrated on making solar wafers made grandiose plans to build a huge polysilicon plant. The company took on massive amounts of debt [...]

India has been mostly concentrating its subsidies on large ground mounted grid connected solar plants, with federal and state subsidies going to these installations. There has been success in sharply reducing the cost of these grid connected plants to around $1.1-1.3/watt, as solar component costs have plummeted. However rooftop solar plants in India remain a [...]