No issue has split the Solar industry like the trade cases occurring around the world, and specifically against China, for the proliferation of cheap modules. EU ProSun who have been firmly for the trade actions have commissioned PwC to provide their own facts about the impact of tariffs.
The solar industry remains at a cross roads as politicians argue about the best way to deal with trade concerns regarding the fairness of the international market. Investor confidence has been shaken and one Chinese based international company has decided to pro-actively tackle concerns.
Germany has been the global leader in solar and renewable energy adoption for many years but this has come at a cost with the countryâ€™s energy costs the highest in Europe. The IEA has published a report that looks at the countryâ€™s progress and calls for cost reductions, investment in networks and closer regional co-operation to maintain the impressive progress.