China’s Road to Solar Panel Manufacturing Dominance

published: 2011-10-17 8:57
Ten years ago, a survey of solar industry analysts would have likely identified Japan or the United States as the nation poised to become the dominant player in solar cell production and panel manufacturing. At the time, many cons...  more

Analysis on the Concentrating PV System Market

published: 2011-09-26 10:58
Solar power plant project is divided into two main types of technology, one photoelectric conversion, and the other is solar thermal conversion. Concentrated solar thermal power (CSP) technology creates steam and makes solar ther...  more

EPIA Predicts a Bright Solar Future

published: 2011-09-20 12:01
A recent study by the Brussels-basedEuropean Photovoltaics Industry Association (EPIA) predicts that the price of PV systems will decrease by up to 51 percent over the coming decade, cutting the cost of PV-generated electricity ...  more

U.S. Solar Industry: $1.9 Billion Export Number Unexpected

published: 2011-09-15 9:56
By all accounts, Chinese solar panel manufacturers dominate the global market for modules. In a matter of years, the Chinese share grew from 1% to 40 % of the global solar panel market. The U.S. has a 6% share. Recently, data show...  more

U.S. Military: The Hot Renewable Energy Market

published: 2011-09-13 9:11
The U.S. military is aggressively seeking private contractors for the development of solar energy projects both domestically and abroad by launching a special task force to coordinate what is expected to be $7.1 billion worth of p...  more