President Obama declared $1.85 Billion in Combined Loan Guarantees to Concentrated Solar Power Giant Abengoa and Cadmium Tellurium startup Abound Solar.These huge guarantees is nothing new as other solar startups like Solyndra and Brightsource Energy have also  received hundreds of million dollars in Loan Guarantees from Department of Energy(DOE).I had written earlier about how US […]

Sharp,the Japanese Zaibatsu known more for its Electronics Products is also the world’s No 1 Company in terms Solar Module Revenues.Sharp has been the solar world leader since the past 4-5 years despite stiff competition recently  from upcoming Chinese Crystalline Solar (c-Si) players and Thin Film Leader First Solar.The Chinese have gained almost 50% of […]

Most of these reports had been quite vague but a recent report explicitly mentions that Danish Pension Funds writing to Spanish and EU investors voicing their concerns.With such Big Players joining the fray,its no wonder that Spain is reconsidering its whole Energy Policy.

Flextronics leverages it EMS expertise to win over Q-Cells Flextronics, the leading Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider has managed to successfully leverage its Electronic Manufacturing  Expertise to become the top OEM choice for Solar Companies .Flextronics came into prominence as a premier solar outsourcing partner when German solar cell giant Q-Cells gave its Solar Module […]

Samsung plans for Leadership position in Future Green Industry Samsung had recently announced a shift in strategy with a major push towards Green Industry.It is now firming up its plan in the Solar Energy space with plans to  up a huge capacity using Crystalline Solar Technology.Samsung is a global leader in the Semiconductor area which […]

Background on Spanish Government’s proposal to cut Solar Subsidy on Existing Plants The Spanish government has been actively discussing with industry groups on how to reduce its Green Energy subsidies as the country faces a critical budgeting and funding problem.The impact of an “industry killing” 30% cut to existing solar plants would be quite devastating […]