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 […]

2010 Solar Installation Growth Rate is going to be above 50% driven by a sharp decline in module prices and excelled government guaranteed above market prices for solar generated electricity .This has also been projected by multiple analysts and research firms . Now an industry heavyweight with its numbers is doing the same. SMA sold  […]

Demand in 2010 for solar products is going to be extremely strong with projects of 30-100% y/y increase. Already prices increase and shortage in intermediary products like cells and wafers are being seen. High Returns on solar installations due to a 50% fall in module prices is the chief factor driving the demand these days.However […]

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 […]

We all know what happened in Spain in 2008.Due to extremely generous feed in tariffs for solar , installers went on a spree installing 2.5 GW of solar in 6 months compared to the world’s global capacity till date of less  than 20 GW . This led to a sharp revision and crash of the […]

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 […]