|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2016
|Non-controlling interest [Abstract]|
|Noncontrolling Interest Disclosure [Text Block]||
As of December 31, 2016 and 2015, non-controlling interest related to the 30% minority interest in GZ Highpower in the consolidated balance sheet was $329,343 and $853,483, respectively.
For the years ended December 31, 2016 and 2015, non-controlling interest related to GZ Highpower in the consolidated statements of operations was loss of $490,150 and $393,812, respectively.
The entire disclosure for noncontrolling interest in consolidated subsidiaries, which could include the name of the subsidiary, the ownership percentage held by the parent, the ownership percentage held by the noncontrolling owners, the amount of the noncontrolling interest, the location of this amount on the balance sheet (when not reported separately), an explanation of the increase or decrease in the amount of the noncontrolling interest, the noncontrolling interest share of the net Income or Loss of the subsidiary, the location of this amount on the income statement (when not reported separately), the nature of the noncontrolling interest such as background information and terms, the amount of the noncontrolling interest represented by preferred stock, a description of the preferred stock, and the dividend requirements of the preferred stock.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/presentationRef