2015-09-03

The Benefits of Electric-Powered Driverless Cars

Author: Maria Ramos Several firms have been working on a new type of product that could transform the automotive industry: driverless cars. Although there have been a few halting steps towards this development over the years, such as cruise cont.. more
2015-05-15

The thin film solar cell industry in transition: knockout phase is over – profitability and vertical integration next

Author:Sven Lindström, CEO, Midsummer Prices of solar cells and solar panels have fallen dramatically over the last few years. This (and state subsidies) has been good for the advancement of this amazing renewable energy source, and solar energy can today be seen a.. more
2015-04-30

Solar Leases Bring the Sun’s Energy Home

Author: Maria Ramos Solar Power in Arizona Arizona has more sun than it knows what to do with, but not everywhere is so privileged. Engineers in the Northeast scrounge for every square inch of murky winter sunlight, carefully orienting rooftop photovoltaic panels (.. more
2015-04-23

Sustainable sector stocks and investment ideas

Not everyone is ready or able to fit solar panels on their property or install a wind turbine in their garden; however, the potential for making money on sustainable energy sources doesn’t end there. Investing in renewables is an established p.. more
2015-04-14

US PV Market Vision under Hilary Clinton’s Presidential Campaign

Will Hilary Clinton be the first female president in the U.S.’s history? Furthermore, will she follow President Obama’s energy strategy to encourage development of renewable energy, and how if she did? US Solar Institute, a glo.. more
2014-12-30

EnergyTrend’s Keywords of the Year: Anti-Dumping and Countervailing, Capacity Expansion, and Emerging Markets – 2014 Review 4/4

Recently, global solar PV market has been growing with an annual rate of 16~20%, and the trend is expected to continue until 2018. In 2014, the supply and demand situations have changed due to international trade disputes and new energy policies issued in many countries. Thr.. more
2014-12-24

Policy and Market Shift Lead to Changes in PV Development – 2014 Review 3/4

Energy development, including solar PV, is closely linked to energy policies and international trades. Through the interactions among trading partners and policy transition, future solar trend can be forecasted as follow: manufacturers have to go global in a faster-pace; dist.. more