China moves to a Market Driven Mechanism The Chinese solar market is the major driver of solar panel prices globally given that it accounts for around 45%-50% of the overall global demand. The demand in China is watched very closely by industry participants as it can quickly turn a shortage position into an oversupply situation […]

Lowest Cost of Solar Power in India IRENA has come out with a report which shows that India has shown the least cost of installing solar power plants globally with a cost of just $793/kW. What is strange is that the costs of solar power installation in India are even lower than China which makes […]

Trina Solar has been a stalwart of the global solar industry, having successfully navigated the violent ups and downs of the industry as it had made rapid progress in decreasing costs and improving the technology. However, it has not been kind to the publicly listed stocks as stiff competition and rapidly decreasing prices have not […]

Longi continues to hit the ball out of the solar park even as other firms fail Longi has become one of the most successful companies in the cutthroat solar market, where rapidly changing industry and technology trends can bankrupt even the largest companies in a few short years. The history of the solar industry is […]

The Chinese government has been exceptional in establishing its dominance on rapid growth in new industries. Its private sector has also responded well, leveraging the strengths of the Chinese state to rapidly increase scale, improve technology and capture global markets. The solar market globally has become the playground of Chinese companies with hardly one or […]

China’s 200+GW¬†Solar Target China has recently announced an increase in its 2020 solar installation target up to more than 200 GW. The country had¬†earlier targeted installing 105 GW worth of solar. However, according to a recent report from PV Info Link, the country reached 165 GW by the end of September and is now thinking […]