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 [...]

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 [...]

Volume/ Price Quota by China Europe recently negotiated with China to set up a volume and price quota for solar panels imported from China. This was done to stop a potentially highly damaging trade war between these two blocs and prevent the complete decimation of the solar manufacturing industry in Europe. Europe set up a [...]

Solar Demand driven by Asia Solar energy demand in 2013 rocketed to 37 GW up almost 25% from 2012, as China became the largest demand driver with almost 11.9 GW of solar energy capacity installed last year. Japan came in the 2nd place, with more than 6 GW. Germany which used to be biggest solar [...]