Traditional solar panels have aluminum frames and are mounted on brackets that do not blend well with the home and building designs and somewhat makes the roof look unattractive. A Residential solar customer wants more sophistication and added aesthetics to his rooftop. These customers want more attention be given to the look of rooftop panel […]

Overcapacity in Solar Panel industry again The solar panel industry is again facing an overcapacity, with many of the top tier manufacturers looking to drastically cut utilization in order to deal with surging inventory levels. Polysilicon prices which had gone up in recent months to the $20/kg level are back to the $16 level, while […]

Solar Technology is improving The solar technology has been improving with each passing year. Not only has there been an improvement in efficiency levels, but the costs are also coming down. Large solar companies have been successful in considerably reducing their production cost per watt. Economies to scale and grid parity have started to be […]

Solar panel Prices Solar panel prices have come under pressure in the last couple of months, with the revision in the feed in tariffs for solar projects in China. China has become the biggest demand source for solar panels accounting for 30% of the global demand. While other countries continue to be a stable market […]

Roofs for Rooftop Solar installation Planning to install a rooftop solar system? The most important thing to consider whether you have the appropriate roof that can support the PV system and what kind of roofs can be utilised for the installation. A clear well-lit roof is a prerequisite for installing a rooftop solar PV system. […]

GCL Poly Solar Panels The world’s largest solar polysilicon and wafer maker is GCL Poly, with 70,000 tons of poly and 14 GW of wafer capacity. The company extended its dominance in solar module and cell manufacturing by acquiring a controlling stake in Chaori Solar, after Chaori Solar underwent the first bond default in China. GCL-New […]