Tag Archives: Solar China

Renewable energy finance: Institutional capital

RENEWABLE ENERGY INVESTMENT TRENDS As renewables have become a compelling investment proposition, global investments innew renewable power have grown from less than USD 50 billion per year in 2004 to aroundUSD 300 billion per year in recent years (Frankfurt School-UNEP … Continue reading

Posted in Cells & Modules, China, Global Warming, Renewables, Solar | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2020

RENEWABLE ENERGY AND JOBS Annual Review 2020 The renewable energy sector employed at least 11.5 million people, directly and indirectly, in 2019.1 Renewable energy employment has continued to grow worldwide since 2012, when the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) began … Continue reading

Posted in China, Hydro, India, Renewables, Solar, Solar PV, Wind | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Electric vehicles Setting a course for 2030

Introduction Before the COVID-19 pandemic shook up the automotive industry – along with every other industry – electric vehicles were moving steadily into the spotlight. The combined annual sales of battery electric vehicles and plug-inhybrid electric vehicles tipped over the … Continue reading

Posted in China, Electric and Hybrid Vehicles | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The State of Solar: Bracing for a Post-Subsidy Era in China

China has led the world in annual solar installation capacity for the last seven years. The success of China’s solar industry is closely observed by the international community, which is looking to see if China’s progress will fulfill the 2030 … Continue reading

Posted in China, Renewables, Solar | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Global Market Outlook For Solar Power / 2020 – 2024

GLOBAL SOLAR MARKET UPDATE 2000 – 2019 Overall, 2019 was a decent growth year for the global solar sector, improving with a low two-digit rate after it basically paused the year before. Looking beyond the newlyinstalled worldwide solar capacity, solar … Continue reading

Posted in China, Coal, Hydro, India, Power Generation, PV, Solar, Solar PV, Wind | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Solar PV Report – IEA – Renewables 2020Analysis and forecast to 2025

Solar PV Global solar PV capacity additions are expected to reach nearly 107 GW in 2020 in the main case, representing stable growth from 2019 (this forecast has been revised up by 18% from the market report update published in May). … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, China, Grid Interactive Distributed Solar Energy Systems, India, News, Off-grid, Renewables, Solar, Solar PV | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Over 300 small Chinese solar companies stopped operating in 2012, says ENF, which goes to prove that there are issues everywhere

Crystalline-based module prices stood at €0.68/Wp (US$0.92) in December 2011 but by December 2012 had fallen to just €0.46/Wp (US$0.60). In 2012 the number of companies exiting the sector due primarily to bankruptcy was close to 300, reducing the number … Continue reading

Posted in PV, Renewables, Solar | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment