Simax Simax Solar is an integrated Chinese manufacturer which makes silicon ingots, solar wafer, cells, modules and solar PV systems. Simax is a relatively small company compared to the big Chinese solar companies like Trina, Yingli which have thousands of employees. Simax Solar has 200 employees. Simax Solar has also introduced their 250 watt high […]

Slowdown in Wind Power Wind Power growth has slowed down quite a bit by 10% in the first half of 2012. The major reason for the slowdown is the 30% fall in growth in the world’s biggest wind market of China. Note China has been adding wind turbines at a nosebleed rate in the last […]

Solar Energy continued to dominate clean energy investment in the 3rd quarter of 2012 with more than double the money being invested in solar energy plants compared to wind power farms. The total green investment could fall for the first time in 8 years according to BNEF as investment has declined sharply in major wind […]

Foxconn & GCL together in China The world’s biggest solar wafer producer GCL has tied up with electronic OEM giant Foxconn to build the largest solar power plant in China. GCL is going to supply solar wafers which will be processed by Foxconn to solar cells and assembled into solar PV panels. Around 1 million […]

Chinese Solar Panel Industry China’s Solar Industry is the biggest in the world. Due to the low cost of Chinese solar panels, the market rose from almost nil in 2005 to almost 40%  in 2010. The remarkable growth in the Chinese Solar Panel Industry has been due to the supportive Government, low labor and capital […]

China as a Boon for Australia Australia has seen its economy boom over the last 10 years, thanks to the voracious appetite for commodities from China. The growth in the minerals and mining sector has led to sharp GDP growth in the country which also managed to escape the global financial crisis in 2008. China […]