The US solar market has been dominated by large ground mounted solar farms developed by companies such as Sunedison (SUNE), Sunpower (SPWR), First Solar (FSLR) etc. Easy availability of large tracts of land in high insolation areas such as California and Arizona have helped the development of massive solar farms. Some of the biggest solar [...]

The USA China scenario USA and China have been fighting a big solar trade war since last year, even though the solar product trade continues briskly between the two countries. The Chinese solar industry has virtually captured the entire solar industry in the last 6 years through massive government support which has enabled the Chinese [...]

One of the main reasons for India’s current economic issues is the total absence of decent leadership in the country. The country’s politicians are so busy in corruption that they can’t think or plan anything. This has led to the situation where massive imports have led to a total collapse in the domestic currency. Despite [...]

Ill Effects of Global Solar Trade Wars The globalized nature of our economy has unexpected side effects for workers and companies. Though globalization has brought prosperity and an increased standard of living for a lot of people, it has also raised the risks that entities faced due to black swan events. USA imposed a duty [...]

India to impose Anti-dumping duties soon The Chinese and other Asian players like Malaysia and Taiwan have continued to supply their solar cells and modules all over the globe at really cheap rates. In fact the top cheap solar panels supplied globally are almost all Chinese. This has resulted in the local industry dampening in [...]

President Obama failed to push climate change legislation in his first term, though there were a lot of expectations that some sort of carbon tax or emissions policy would be put in place. Some top senators worked on a climate change policy which actually passed the Congress. However a lack of support from the Senate [...]