Suntech Founder Dr. Shi on the Future of Suntech
As an industry, we’re at the start of a new chapter. Solar is still the future – but now it is ready today. This is no fringe industry, as Suntech alone has produced enough solar panels to power Costa Rica or Paraguay. Even the concept of grid parity no longer makes much sense, because in many countries we’re right in the thick of it. We are permanently changing the global energy landscape. To continue our progress, however, we cannot afford to be distracted by international trade disputes. We need to encourage national policy makers to engage in constructive dialogue to avert a solar trade war that would harm the many for the benefit of the few. We have to keep our eyes on the prize of deploying affordable solar energy for everyone, everywhere.