Suntech – Sequence of Events leading it to the current State Suntech (STP) is the company known for its massive management blunders and huge losses since 2010. Suntech was in news again in October 2012, after top managers exit despite restructuring by UBS. The hiring of top investment bank UBS to restructure its debt also did not help […]

The Unpredictable Solar Industry There was news two days earlier that US and Europe may strike a deal with China, in order to prevent the solar trade wars. The deal would envisage that the Chinese manufacturers could keep the prices of the solar panels exported high while keeping the number of shipments in a limit. […]

SunPower pairs Solar Installations with lithium ion batteries SunPower (SPWR) plans to add storage options to its solar energy installations, most probably lithium ion batteries. The company has experience with advanced lead acid and zinc bromide batteries as it has already pilot run such energy storage projects in recent years. Lithium ion batteries are however believed to be a […]

FSLR thinks Indian Regulatory system to be “relatively sophisticated” India has been a big market for the US based First Solar (FSLR), with the company already supplying equipments for more than 350 MW of solar power installed in the country. Though First Solar is co-operating with the Indian investigations against dumping of solar cells and modules […]

Solar News 1) Is Global Solar Trade Peace in the works 2) After Czech and Spain, Greece introduces retroactive taxes on solar plants 3) Sunpower to pair solar energy installations with storage options 4) World’s biggest solar wafer producers reports 30% drop in wafer and 40% drop in poly prices 5) Welspun Energy becomes India’s top solar installer with 300 […]

Positive Solar Market Reaction following JASO The solar stocks have been very volatile. It is very difficult investing in this sector, because the sector has become very unpredictable lately. The company which was big not a year ago, went bankrupt today (Q-Cells) and the company which was on the verge of getting bankrupt can see […]