24 Feb '14, 3pm

Survival of the Fittest in China's Renewable Energy Market

Taipei, Taiwan -- A survival of the fittest struggle is emerging as China’s renewable energy industry faces a record $7.7 billion in bonds maturing this year. Yields are declining on Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co. notes as the nation’s biggest turbine maker raised profit forecasts, while shares of Trina Solar Ltd. have tripled in the past year as pollution curbs buoyed demand for solar panels. By contrast, LDK Solar Co. is heading for a second default on overseas debt this week, while Suntech Power Holdings Co. filed for bankruptcy protection in U.S. courts. “The weaker companies are being weeded out,” said Charles Yonts, a Hong Kong-based analyst at CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets. “The government is going to pick the winners and could force them to take the assets of the others.” The shakeout in solar- and wind-power companies is testing the resolve of Premier Li K...

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