Posts tagged: China

Global Buying Spree is Saving Solar Panel Manufacturers

By John Upton The sun is starting to shine again on the solar-panel manufacturing industry, a year after a string of corporate collapses. The glut of cheap solar panels that pushed manufacturing giant Suntech and others into bankruptcy is being whittled away by a worldwide surge in solar installations. The manufacturing sector’s gradual return to profitability […]

2013 a record year for PV installations

37 GW of newly added capacity globally, EPIA reports EPIA, the European Photovoltaic Industry Association, presented the findings during its 9th Market Workshop in Brussels last week. Other highlights from the report: the global PV cumulative installed capacity reached 136.7 GW at the end of last year. That’s a 35% increase compared to the previous year. […]

China Will Take Gold In The 2014 ‘Solar Power Olympics’

By: Rob Wile China is projected to install 12,000 megawatts of solar power in 2014, giving it the “gold medal” in the figurative 2014 Solar Olympics, according to GTM Research. That amount will be greater than what the United States has installed in all of its solar history. Japan will take “silver” in 2014 with […]

China’s Solar Market Beat All Expectations For 2013

China’s Solar Market Beat All Expectations For 2013 — Installed More Solar Power In 2013 Than USA Has In Its Whole History (via Clean Technica) Despite predictions all through 2013 suggesting that Japan would walk away the dominant solar PV market, Bloomberg New Energy Finance has revealed that China “outstripped even the most optimistic forecasts” […]

Solar Power Poised For A Huge Year In 2014

The equivalent of a 5-megawatt solar farm every hour of every day – that’s how much new solar photovoltaic power is being installed around the world right now, according to a leading industry analyst, and it’s a surge that will help the industry to a mammoth total for 2014. NPD Solarbuzz said it sees demand […]