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 [...]

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 [...]

Investing in solar energy plants is not easy, given the multiple risks that this new form of energy entails. Despite solar energy capacity growing by more than 50% CAGR over the last decade, solar energy still accounts for less than 1% of the global energy demand. The industry is relatively new though with the massive [...]

GCL Poly Granted Credit Line In the wake of overcapacity and the Chinese Government’s decision to discontinue giving financial aid to 80% of its companies, another Chinese company was successful in bagging a whopping US$800 million (CNY 5 billion) from the China Development Bank. This decision came after GCL Poly (GCL) decided to get its [...]

More & more Households in Australia become “Solarized” Solar energy in Australia has boomed in the last few years, due to an influx of cheap Chinese imports of solar panels which has made solar energy very affordable. Despite the feed in tariff rates decreasing rapidly, the growth of solar systems has not slowed down. In [...]