The latest issue of â€œDown to Earthâ€ highlights the present status of Indian Solar manufacturing sector vis-Ã -vis the global production.
Global share of Solar Modules
1. China 55%
2. USA 18%
4. Japan 13%
5. Others 1%
China, which had only 1% share of the global market in 2001 has soared to 55% by 2010, which is a staggering growth by any standard.
Readers may refer the cover story in â€œDown to Earthâ€, Aug 1-15, 2012, pp.24-33 authored by Kushal Pal Singh and Jonas Hamberg for a detailed analysis of the present scenario.