Australia’s Anti-Dumping Commission will soon launch investigation into the price of Chinese solar modules. The US and Europe have already imposed anti-dumping duties on Chinese module manufacturers. Australia is expected to import solar modules worth A$1.4 billion this year. Read full story by Sydney Morning Herald.
Chinese manufacturers of polysilicon believe that the anti-dumping duties imposed by the government on imports from Europe, the US and South Korea are insufficient to deter the companies from supplying cheaper raw material to Chinese module makers. Chinese module manufacturers are expected to import 40,000 to 70,000 tonnes of polysilicon […]
Implementation of aggressive policy measures such as coal tax could help achieve peak in China’s coal consumption, a policy paper released by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment. The Chinese government has already announced some measures to reduce coal consumption and is also considering cap on coal […]
China Electricity Council has forecasted that power consumption in the country is expected to increase by 7% in 2014 after it grew by 5.4% during the first quarter of this year. The power consumption had increased by 8.4% in the fourth quarter of 2013. The subsequent fall in growth was […]
China’s Ministry of Commerce has announced anti-dumping and countervailing duties on eight European companies that supply polysilicon raw material to Chinese module manufacturers. One of the companies that had earlier signed an agreement with the Chinese government on the minimum price of exports will not attract any duties. Read full […]
China is the leader in wind and solar energy installed capacity and plans to increase renewable energy capacity aggressively over the next few years. The Chinese government also plans to curb coal consumption which contributes 65% of the power generated in the country. Transmission infrastructure for the renewable energy projects, […]