Downtown Shenzhen. Patrick Walsh, co-founder and chief executive of Greenlight Planet, says he sees no signs that would suggest South China will lose its eminent position when it comes to solar product manufacturing and sourcing. Photo: Xinhua

Rising costs have not stopped solar entrepreneur from sourcing products in Guangdong 

Availability of all components and materials in southern Chinese province makes supply chain, logistics and quality control ‘so much easier’, says Patrick Walsh of Greenlight Planet

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Downtown Shenzhen. Patrick Walsh, co-founder and chief executive of Greenlight Planet, says he sees no signs that would suggest South China will lose its eminent position when it comes to solar product manufacturing and sourcing. Photo: Xinhua
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Eric Ng

Eric Ng

Eric joined the SCMP in 1998 after brief stints in a trading company and translation and editing roles at Dow Jones and Edinburgh Financial Publishing. He has close to 20 years of experience covering China's energy, mining and industrial materials sectors, and has recently added biotechnology to his coverage. Eric has a Masters of Business Administration degree.