December 2012

December 13, 2012

Solar Power Generators become mainstream to compete against Gas Generators as Costs plunge

Solar Power Generators Solar Power Generators have become a mainstream product as plunging costs of solar panels has suddenly made them affordable for a vast majority […]
December 13, 2012

12 Top Solar Stories!

1) US solar installations to grow by almost 60% in 2012 over 2011 making it the 3rd largest country 2) After utility scale solar plants, Softbank […]
December 12, 2012

India's State Owned Power Equipment maker appeals for protection from Solar Dumping

BHEL Protests against Cheap Solar Products India’s state owned capital equipment maker BHEL has joined the Indian solar manufacturers in protesting against cheap solar panel products. […]
December 12, 2012

How Taiwan Solar Companies are flourishing due to Global Solar Wars

Taiwanese Solar Companies have been the biggest beneficiaries of the duties on Chinese solar panels imposed by USA and the uncertainty arising from possible sanctions by […]
December 12, 2012

Global Solar Panel Wars – The Complete Story till Now

Why are the Global Solar Panel Wars Occurring Chinese solar panel producers have increased their market share rapidly in the last 4-5 years displacing the dominant […]
December 11, 2012

Thin Film Solar Carnage – 9 of the 15 Biggest Companies have disappeared

Thin film solar technology has seen most of its proponents go bankrupt one by one. In fact 9 out of the 15 thin film companies which […]
December 11, 2012

Bio Energy in India : Issues and Challenges

Issues and Challenges of Biomass Energy in India The various issues and challenges faced by biomass power plants as well as the major barriers impeding an […]
December 11, 2012

Tamil Nadu Solar Tender – Main Points about the Gigwatt solar capacity up for grabs

The Indian state of Tamil Nadu recently released a solar energy policy which aims to rapidly add solar energy capacity in the state by making it […]
December 10, 2012

JNNSM Part 2 Quick Guide – Indian Solar Policy Second Phase Draft needs a lot more work

In Greenworldinvestor we have already covered the India’s Federal Solar Subsidy Policy JNNSM from its inception 2 years ago. Now as the Government embarks on the […]
December 10, 2012

Do poor countries like Ghana really need to spend valuable Subsidy on monster Solar Panel Farms

Solar Panel Farms in Ghana It has been reported that a UK solar developer Blue Energy has got approval to build a giant 155 MW solar […]
December 10, 2012

Do RBI rate cuts really matter to the common man?

In the crucial financial time, where the cash flow in the economy seems to decrease and poor performance of the stock market and the Indian economy […]
December 9, 2012

Advantages and Disadvantages of Fossil Fuels

Fossil Fuel Fossil fuels have been an oldest source of energy for mankind. Fossil fuels, as its name suggest, were formed from the organic remains of […]
December 8, 2012

Decoding Foreign Investment inflows into India – Domestic Black Money in a "Foreign" Cloak ?

Foreign Institutional Investment Every day we come across the term foreign institutional investors. FII portrays the image of any giant hovering over the Indian equity market […]
December 7, 2012

Why Coal is set to become biggest fuel source in next couple of years

Coal – the Biggest Fuel The recent travails of coal companies in the USA due to low natural gas prices has led many people to think […]
December 7, 2012

Why the prospects of India's first Nuclear Energy Stock "Nuclear Power Corporation of India" are dim

Nuclear Power Corporation of India India’s cash strapped government has been trying to sell shares of public sector undertakings in 2012 without much success. The general […]
December 7, 2012

Indian Solar Developers Strategy to fight Anti Dumping Case against imports of Cheap Solar Panels

India recently joined the global solar trade wars with the Ministry of Commerce starting an investigation into dumping of solar cells on a complaint made by […]
December 6, 2012

Issues of the Indian Service Sector – Classification of services, GDP, Outsourcing & Growth Rate

Among fast growing developing countries, India is distinctive for the role of the service sector. Where earlier developers grew by exporting labor-intensive manufactures, India has relied […]
December 6, 2012

Biofuel Producers in India benefit from 5% mandatory blending in fuel

The Indian Government has finally come out with a policy mandating 5% compulsory blending of ethanol with fuel. The Oil Marketing Companies will have to procure […]
December 6, 2012

Zombie LDK fires thousands and stops polysilicon production

LDK Solar (NYSE:LDK) which used to be the biggest solar wafer producer has completely stopped production of polysilicon and sharply reduced shipments to preserve cash. The […]
December 5, 2012

Solar Pumps in India offer a stunningly low 4 year payback period over Diesel Agricultural Pumps

Will Solar Pumps replace Diesel Pumps in India While Solar Panels in India gets all the attention and publicity, other solar products in India like solar […]
December 5, 2012

India Power and Infra Conglomerates look to China Development Bank for Survival

Indian Power and Infrastructure Companies like GMR, Lanco, GVK, Reliance Infrastructure have been making continued losses in the past couple of years and have been unable […]
December 5, 2012

Indian Renewable Energy Certificate market crashes with only 10% RECs sold and that too at the floor price

Indian Renewable Energy Mandate not Met India’s much hyped market based renewable energy incentive system of “Renewable Energy Certificate” (REC) has crashed. The REC market which […]
December 4, 2012

India reduces Solar Panel Plant prices by 20% to $1.5/watt and Solar Thermal Plants' by 10% to $2.2/watt

Solar Plant Price Reduction in India The rapid decrease in solar panel prices has led to a sharp decrease in overall solar system prices, with the […]
December 4, 2012

Problems with Tamil Nadu Solar Energy Crops up despite Huge Enthusiasm

Problems of Tamil Nadu Solar Energy In Greenworldinvestor, we earlier wrote about Tamil Nadu’s Solar Energy Policy which had generated huge investor interest. The main reasons […]
December 4, 2012

12 Solar Stories!

1) Manz cuts jobs as solar equipment orders drop by 80% 2) Amorphous Silicon Panel US startup and AMAT Customer Signet Solar goes into Chapter 11 […]
December 3, 2012

Advantages of Biofuels

What are Biofuels The liquid fuels that can be obtained from biomass like plant matter or by the waste that living creatures produce, such as manure […]
December 3, 2012

Mage Solar Panel Review of Warranty, Price for Sale

US Solar Panel Manufacturers have been under siege from cheap Chinese solar panel imports leading to a closure of a number of solar module factories. Small […]
December 3, 2012

How South Korean solar giant OCI is smartly overcoming green protectionism in Texas

Solar Protectionism growing by the Day Solar Protectionism has been growing rapidly amongst major countries with global solar trade wars becoming a rage. Solar Companies not […]
December 3, 2012

Rajasthan Solar Energy Policy – What you want to Know

India’s western state of Rajasthan which had won the lion’s share of solar panel projects under India’s central subsidy scheme has come out with a state […]
December 2, 2012

Importance Of Agriculture in India

Agriculture Industry in India It is needless to say that the agriculture industry provides the principal means of livelihood for over 58.4% of India’s population. India […]