Posts Tagged ‘solar panels’

Another Major Player Exits the Solar Panel Market

Posted in Energy, Power on Friday, August 9th, 2013. 2 comments so far
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There are bargains to be had in solar panels. Emerson’s Alan Novak, Director Mining and Power Industries, explains the shakeout underway for manufacturers. As reported in an August 6th Wall Street Journal article, GE Ends Solar-Panel Push, Sells Technology to First Solar, General Electric (GE) announced that it has sold its solar panel manufacturing business […]

The Challenge of Distributed Generation

Posted in Energy, Power on Friday, May 31st, 2013. One comment so far
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Change from decentralized forces is impacting many industries including publishing, music, organizational hierarchies and more. Emerson’s Douglas Morris, a member of the power and metal & mining industry teams, looks at its impact on electrical power providers. Renewables are clean sources of electricity and are a big part of the growth of distributed generation (generally […]

Another Bust in Solar Power

Posted in Energy on Friday, May 11th, 2012. One comment so far
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Emerson’s Alan Novak, who leads the alternative energy industry team, describes the continued downward economic pressure on solar power panel manufacturers. In several previous posts, we’ve discussed the challenges facing solar panel manufacturers due to both declining panel prices and the uncertainties of government subsidies (usually in the form of feed in tariffs, or above […]