How China Dominates The Solar Panel Industry
By Paul Homewood
If you want a good example of why China was perfect happy to sign up to the Paris Treaty, just look at the solar panel industry.
The Fraunhofer Institute in Germany has just published its annual report into the Photovoltaic industry, showing just how China has come to dominate worldwide production of PV cells and modules:
According to Fraunhofer, which is the largest solar energy research institute in Europe, China now accounts for 71% of global module production.
Little wonder their government is so keen for the world to invest billions in solar power.