China has been a leader in the global solar industry for many years, and the country’s solar installations are expected to continue to grow rapidly in 2023. According to the National Energy Administration of China (NEA), China installed 33.6 gigawatts (GW) of solar capacity in the first quarter of 2023. This is an increase of […]

China Solar Target to be lowered China has been by far the largest solar installation country in the last few years, as the Middle Kingdom has sharply ramped up solar capacity. China installed 15 GW of solar power last year and has installed an astounding 20 GW in the first half of 2016. This has […]

China exceeds Japan’s Annual Solar installation target in Q1’16 China continues to surprise with the scale and speed of its renewable energy power generation capacity additions. The country added a whopping 7.1 GW of solar power capacity in the first quarter of 2016, which is a growth of over 48% year on year. This is […]

China’s Industrial Overcapacity The Chinese economy always had a huge problem of industrial overcapacity, due to the state directed policies and central planning. Artificial suppression of interest rates had allowed companies to fund themselves using cheap loans. This has led to a situation of chronic overcapacity in a number of industries such as steel, coal, […]

Top Chinese Solar Companies Performance – 2015 As FY2015 comes to an end, and most of the solar companies have declared their full year results, let us assess their performances. I will concentrate on teh Chinese solar companies now. Some of my favorite Chinese solar stcosks are Trina Solar (TSL), Jinko Solar (JKS), CanadianSolar (CSIQ), […]

New Chinese Development Bank for Solar The new Chinese development bank which has been set up as a competitor to Western dominated IMF and World Bank, plans to focus on lending to the solar sector in India as a first step, beside others green sectors such as the water sector. The BRICS bank is a […]