Overcapacity in China The Chinese government has been trying to reduce overinvestment and overcapacity in a wide range of industries such as steel, shipbuilding, wind turbines, solar panel etc. since a very long time. However, most of its grand schemes have come to a naught, as the local governments keep up propping local companies despite […]

Chinese Solar Inverter industry set to grow China has managed to become the dominant manufacturer of solar wafers to panels in the world, with a market share of more than 60%. The country made massive investments into this new green technology and went from around 0% in 2007 to its leading position now. Even solar […]

USA has doggedly fought a case against India solar procurement rules for the last one year and won the case in WTO. We have repeatedly highlighted the stupidity of the USA government in pursuing this case which will hardly benefit any major USA producers such as Sunpower or others. The Indian government did not impose […]

Solar wafer producers are having the best 6 months in the last 5 years, as multi wafer prices have increased by 10% in the last 6 months, even as solar panel prices have remained stable. Polysilicon prices have declined or remained static between $12-15 per kg. The reason is the demand supply dynamics have become […]

India Solar Booming – 2016 We have been closely following the solar energy boom in India, with numerous grid sized tenders being floated by the government. The solar rooftop segment which had been lagging behind the ground mounted solar plans is also seeing a resurgence, with the government allocating almost $700 million to install 5 […]

China Wind Installation 2015 China installed a gargantuan 30 GW of wind energy capacity in 2015, as it became the world’s largest wind energy producer. Europe which is regarded as the bastion of the green energy movement, has now got less wind energy capacity at China which has almost 150 GW of cumulative wind capacity […]