By: Ainsley Brown The tit for tat trade battles, one could even say bordering on a trade war, has entered a new area – Green. More precisely the U.S. is investigating China’s alleged subsidization of its green technology sector (wind, solar and advanced batteries, etc.) in breach of WTO rules. The US Trade Representative has launched the investigation under section… Continue reading "The On Going US-China Trade Dispute Enters New Arena: “Green.”"
Category: Green Tech
By: Ainsley Brown With a 50% fall in prices over the past 18 months, coupled with lower subsidies coming from Europe, the global photo-voltaic (PV) sector is poised for dramatic change. Look for a wave of mergers and acquisitions lead by either large US or Chinese firms. Most of the targets, consisting of smaller companies who can no longer produce… Continue reading "Solar Wars: The Solar Sector Is Poised For An Unprecedented Round Of M&A."
By: Ainsley Brown A potential GreenTech war is brewing between Japan and China, location Bolivia. The salt flats of Bolivia´s Salar De Uyuni, where most recent James Bond movie was shot (Quantum of Solace) seems like the most unlikely place for a green technology war, much less one between Japan and China. However, it very much is. Both countries through… Continue reading "GreenTech War: Japan, China, Lithium, Batteries and Bolivia"