Solar Self-consumption in Europe Europe has been instrumental in making solar energy the most cost competitive energy source in the world today. The generous feed-in-tariffs market driven subsidy model introduced by Germany led to an explosive growth of solar demand and supply, eventually leading to the sharp decline in the cost curve and a huge […]

Floating Solar Power Plants Can be Exported From China China has become the undisputed kind of the green energy industry with the help of massive government support to both industry and installations. All the major government arms such as policy, regulatory, financing, local government etc. have combined to play a major role in China becoming […]

EV Market in China While the Chinese manufacturing industry is extremely strong globally for its low costs and scale, its automobile industry is a nobody in the non-Chinese markets. Cars are still dominated by the western and Japanese car makers. However, the Chinese government wants to change this paradigm with the onset of the electric […]

China the biggest Beneficiary of Solar Boom in India In continuation of our last Monday’s story “Can Indian Solar Panel Companies Take Advantage of the Solar Boom in India”, there is a recent study by Mercom Consulting reported that China is the largest exporter of solar equipment in India. China accounts for 87% of the […]

US Solar Companies Keep Shutting Down U.S. solar companies are dying like flies as the relentless fall in solar panel prices has totally upended their business models. Even top solar companies such as First Solar and Sunpower are in deep trouble and reporting losses and firing workers. First Solar is moving to its next generation […]

GCL to Become Largest Poly maker in the World GCL which is the world’s largest manufacturer of polysilicon and wafers and also one of the largest producers of solar panels is planning another major expansion. The company plans to build a giant 40,000-ton silicon factory in Xinjiang which will be big enough to produce 8000 […]