MEMC to SunEdison MEMC – the world’s leader in silicon wafer manufacturing has now changed the company name to SunEdison. The shareholders approved of this change at the company’s annual meeting. SunEdison was a subsidiary of MEMC. US Polysilicon and Wafer Producer MEMC bought Sunedison which was one of the largest solar installers in 2008. Now MEMC is strongly expanding […]

German Solar Market and the rising Solar theft Germany is the world’s top PV installer, with a solar PV capacity of more than 32.3 GW as of December 2012. The German new solar PV installations increased by about 7.6 GW in 2012, and solar PV provided 18 TWh of electricity in 2011, about 3% of total electricity. Some market analysts […]

Apple (AAPL) has been criticized as being too slow in rolling out new products as compared to important rivals such as Samsung (SSNGY.OB), Blackberry (BBRY), LG and even Nokia (NOK). Apple’s latest version of iPhone is already a year old and the date for the new version has not been announced. Meanwhile Samsung is claiming […]

Japan is a country where solar energy is flourishing because of its Government support through generous feed in subsidy. Till 2007 Japan was the leader in Solar installations, but the fierce Chinese competition and lack of Government support then, shook its position. Japan solar installation has seen a boom. Japan’s share of global PV system revenue […]

Solar News 1) Japan to be the biggest solar market in 2013 with a whopping $20 billion turnover 2) New Jersey’s biggest utility gets the go ahead to build solar plants on landfills and unused industrial sites 3) Isofoton faces hard times as it is hit with a $96 million lawsuit from Poly producer Hemlock 4) Goldman gets a […]

Samsung (SSNGY.OB) is the world’s largest seller of mobile phones having overtaken Nokia (NOK) in the last couple of years. More importantly, Samsung has also become the No.1 seller of high margin smartphones, pushing erstwhile Western leaders such as Blackberry (BBRY) and Nokia to the margins. In fact, Nokia and BBRY do not show up […]