10 Sep '11, 11am

Chinese cheaters? How China dominates solar:

Chinese cheaters? How China dominates solar:

Solar panel outside Beijing. Photo: Philip McMaster Cross-posted from Climate Progress . Armed with tens of billions in loans from the Chinese government, Chinese solar companies have scaled at a rate unthinkable only a few years ago. At the end of this year, there will likely be 50,000 megawatts (MW) of manufacturing capacity in place around the world, with much of that new capacity being developed in China and other Asian countries. (In the year 2000, there were only 100 MW of production capacity worldwide.) In four years, the solar manufacturing sector shifted from being led by a geographically dispersed number of companies to one dominated by Chinese companies. In 2006, there were two companies from China in the list of top ten cell producers. In 2010, there were six, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance. There are currently only two non-Asian manufacturers in the...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/solar-power/2011-09-10-chinese-cheat...

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