Market Impact

Trina Solar nimmt Stellung zu Antidumping-Vorwürfen

Feb 21st, 2012 | By
Foto of Ben Hill, Trina Solar - Solar Efficiency for the future

Im Handelsblatt bezieht Ben Hill, Europa-Chef des chinesischen Solarkonzerns Trina Solar Stellung und zeigt sich enttäuscht von der Abwehrreaktion von SolarWorld und seinen Koalitionspartnern. In den USA ist bereits eine Klage gegen chinesische Hersteller anhängig, ihnen wirft die sogenannte CASM (Coalition for American Solar Manufacturing) vor, Solarmodule zu Dumpingpreisen auf den Markt zu bringen. Für Europa hat Frank Asbeck, Chef von SolarWorld eine ähnliche Klage angekündigt.

Solar panel installers in the limelight?

Feb 21st, 2012 | By
Commercial rooftop solar panels boost efficency

Last year a glut of supplies pushed down 50 percent the prices of solar panels, so panel makers suffered and their share prices crashed. For Matt Daily the chance for installers to attract new capital and to drive down the cost of putting the renewable energy system on rooftops.

PV demand picking up

Feb 14th, 2012 | By

While Germany is planning a new type of cap for subsidies, rising demand for modules made solar stocks gain the most in a month yesterday after Deutsche Bank AG said major Asian manufacturers are running at full capacity. In fact, demand is expected to jump this year: China is poised to double its solar capacity for the second year in a row and UK is targeting PV installations of 22 GW by 2020, more than 20 times the current level. Specially these days that Feed In Tariffs are being cut all around, innovation remains key for module manufacturers to consolidate and to be competitive. In fact, some prices of Europe brand solar modules dropped 10-25% in recent months.

Outlook: More efficiency and better performance for tomorrow’s solar market

Feb 9th, 2012 | By

What about the pv-market of tomorrow? Today we discuss the dark side: market consolidation, bankruptcies, solar trade war etc., but some companies move forward with innovations. Read the news Eric Wesoff picked up on solar firms ….

Reduzierung der Solarstromförderung um rund 30 Prozent in 2012

Jan 11th, 2012 | By

Bundesverband Solarwirtschaft – Pressemitteilung vom 09.01.2012 – 13:08  Gesetzliche Kostenbremse greift: Starke Photovoltaik-Nachfrage führt 2012 zu Reduzierung der SOLARstromförderung um rund 30 Prozent / Unter Schwarz-Gelb wird SOLARförderung damit binnen zweieinhalb Jahren annähernd halbiert / SOLARstromförderung erreicht Niveau privater Stromtarife, bereits 2013 Förderniveau von Windkraftanlagen auf dem Meer Berlin, 9. Januar 2012 – Die starke
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The Impact of Trade Barriers on Innovation and Development of the Global PV Markets

Nov 30th, 2011 | By

Market Growth of Chinese PV Product Exports Results from Competitive Advantages, Not Dumping or Illicit Subsidies Growth of Chinese PV product exports worldwide results from competitive advantages on the market, not dumping or subsidies: This fact is underlined by several Chinese PV suppliers taking top rankings in the latest global PV industry sustainable growth index
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