China’s mid-2018 bombshell announcement concerning its domestic solar program changed overnight the trajectory of the global solar industry, and this is not hyperbole. To recap, changes included temporarily halting utility-scale deployment, lowering the FIT, shifting economic responsibility to the provincial governments, and, in a related move, attempting (one more time) to control the country’s debt problem.
Paula Mints is the Founder and Chief Analyst of global solar market research firm SPV Market Research. Paula began her career in 1997 with Strategies Unlimited. In 2005 she joined Navigant, where she continued as a Director in Energy Practice until October 2012, when she founded SPV Market Research. Paula’s areas of expertise include: global markets and applications for solar products, cell and module cost and price analysis, system and system component analysis (including inverters, trackers, and other BOS components, and trend analysis.
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