Category Archives: Analysis

Solar Power Purchase Agreement: “No Money Down” Solar

published: 2011-08-24 8:33 | editor | category: Analysis
Solar Power Purchase Agreement (SPPA) refers to a financial contract between a solar power system owner and a host customer. The owner operates, maintains the photovoltaic (PV) system. The host customer usually owns the property...  more

China Implements a National Feed-in-Tariff Rate

published: 2011-08-12 17:04 | editor | category: Analysis
Even with the expansion of manufacturing capacity for China's solar module firms, the country's domestic demand has lagged behind the rest of the world. Currently, China's has around one gigawatt (GW) of solar genera...  more

The Chinese Solar Market Turned to a New Page

published: 2011-08-05 15:55 | editor | category: Analysis
Currently, the global solar market is largely dependent on Germany and Italy’s market condition. According to EnergyTrend, in 2010, the global installation volume is 15 GW of which Germany (7.4GW) and Italy (3GW) together ...  more

Lithium Battery: The Future Roadmap for EV Development

published: 2011-07-15 11:45 | editor | category: Analysis
As electric vehicles are gradually introduced and promoted to the market, application of NiMH batteries and lithium batteries has been extended to the mobility field. Compared to lead-acid battery, NiMH battery has longer lifesp...  more

EU Financial Crisis to Dampen Global Solar Industry

published: 2011-07-14 18:32 | editor | category: Analysis
Recent financial crisis burst in the Euro zone has put international financial markets at impasse. The 10-year bond yields of Italy climbed to above 6% which is the highest borrowing cost in the past decade while Ireland’s...  more

Advantages and Opportunities of LFP/LFPO Battery

published: 2011-07-11 16:48 | editor | category: Analysis
Electronic products have been around in modern societies for nearly thirty years, especially consumer electronic products have largely grown for the past five years, which increased the demand for battery’s energy density....  more