Share Your Insight with the Hydro Audience - Call for Abstracts Deadline Extended to Mon. Oct. 27 ×

Doug Young's Blog Posts

- October 13, 2014

China Finally Acknowledges Unfair Pricing, To Sharply Lower Renewable Tariffs by 2020

Lofty targets contained in a new report show that China intends to push ahead with ambitious plans to build up its renewable energy sector. But perhaps the most interesting thing about...

- October 08, 2014

New Financial, Project Woes for China Solar Sector

The solar power sector has become a highly volatile place these days, with company stocks rallying one week on upbeat news, only to tumble days later on more downbeat signals. Much...

- October 06, 2014

China's Solar Industry Continues Rebound

Just months after tapping financial markets for nearly $250 million, solar panel maker Trina (NYSE: TSL) has just announced another plan to raise a similar amount as it tries to take...

- September 24, 2014

Troubling Solar Signs from China's Shunfeng

Regular readers will know I’m a bit bearish lately on the solar panel manufacturing sector, largely because I believe its recent rebound is being fueled as much by hype as real business...

- September 19, 2014

Canadian Solar Joins China Solar Financing Club

Canadian Solar has joined a growing field of Chinese solar panel makers entering the risky business of speculative development in China, with its launch of a new locally-based fund...

- September 03, 2014

Trina Thrives on Solar Financing

Investors were applauding a new announcement by Trina Solar (NYSE: TSL), after it disclosed a deal that would see it help to finance and build a massive solar power farm in southwest...

- September 02, 2014

Tesla Charges China's EV Industry with Mobile Carrier Partnership

Despite disappointing progress in China’s plan to put hundreds of thousands of new energy vehicles on its roads by next year, American electric car maker Tesla has made remarkable progress...

- August 01, 2014

New China Solar Storm Brewing in the EU

The war of words against Chinese solar panel makers is heating up from both sides of the Atlantic, with growing signs that Europe may reconsider anti-dumping duties as the U.S. moves...

- July 17, 2014

New Trade Rulings Boost China Wind, Solar in US

In a quirk of timing, two completely unrelated rulings are boosting the outlook for Chinese new energy firms from the wind and solar sectors in their complex relationship with the U.S....

- July 02, 2014

China Panel Makers Hire Private Association to Tackle Trade Wars

Chinese solar panel makers have taken an important step to solving their ongoing trade spat with the west by formally launching a private sector trade association to speak on their...

Doug Young

Doug Young

Doug Young has lived and worked in China for 15 years, much of that as a journalist for Reuters, writing about publicly listed Chinese companies. He currently lives in Shanghai where he teaches financial journalism at a leading local university....

Total Access Partners

Growing Your Business? Learn More about Total Access