China and Taiwan dominate on solar panels

China and Taiwan dominated when it came to making solar panels last year, according to analysts at market research group Solarbuzz. Their ‘Marketbuzz’ report suggests the Asian superpower and its […]

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By Vicky Ellis

China and Taiwan dominated when it came to making solar panels last year, according to analysts at market research group Solarbuzz. Their ‘Marketbuzz’ report suggests the Asian superpower and its smaller island neighbour accounted for 74% of global cell production. This was against a backdrop of rising global production, with the amount of solar cells made reaching 29.5 GW in 2011.