October 21, 2013

Solar Glass – Chinese Domination and Cut Throat Pricing Eliminates Asahi Glass

Asahi Glass to exit Solar Glass Business? China is starting to dominate all parts of the crystalline solar supply chain. The country earlier used to dominate […]
October 19, 2013

India to become the Biggest Importer of Infrastructure Components as well

India‘s inept and corrupt government, over-leveraged and corrupt companies, non existent manufacturing capacity etc. have resulted in India becoming one of the biggest importers of oil, […]
October 18, 2013

Imploding Suntech should see Final Closure with Asset Sale – Stockholders will get Nothing

Suntech has been the poster child of Chinese solar failure after the company stopped bond payments earlier this year and its top management was unceremoniously shown […]
October 17, 2013

NREL Sets New World Record with Two-Junction Solar Cell

Scientist Myles Steiner has announced that The Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has set a new world record at 31.1% for a two-junction solar cell. The research […]
October 17, 2013

Retail Solar Financing comes of Age in India

Retail Solar Financing At Greenworldinvestor, we have always thought that the country’s needs would be more served if the government stopped subsidizing the large massive solar […]
October 15, 2013

Hoarding of Japanese Solar Permits comes under METI Scrutiny

METI to Survey The Japanese Solar Farms The Japanese solar boom has continued unabated over the last one and half years with massive FITs leading to […]
October 14, 2013

First Solar sells Manufacturing Site for a 60 million Loss as Future Expansion off the Cards

First Solar sells Assets at Loss We have been consistently bearish on First Solar during the entire rally of the solar sector in the last one […]
October 10, 2013

Job Cuts keep Growing Globally as Economy Fails to Come Out of the 6 Year Old Crisis

Rising Unemployment – Global Slowdown The soaring stock markets all over the world cannot hide the economic slowdown that is being faced by people all over […]
October 9, 2013

95% Certainty that Humans have caused Global Warming – Brace for Major Disasters

Global Warming The very well respected UN appointed IPCC has come out with its 5th report in 20 years and now says that they are 95% […]
October 8, 2013

China Increases Support For Chinese Solar Panel Makers

China’s solar industry has been making huge losses for the past 2 years and despite improvement in fundamentals this year, most companies are still in the […]
October 7, 2013

First Solar to buy a 250 MW Solar Project in Nevada from ex-Goldman Execs

USA solar company First Solar has been facing issues of its declining solar system backlog even as its solar modules remain non-competitive with crystalline solar modules made by most […]
October 5, 2013

India's Realty Bubble in a Precarious State

The Indian Real Estate There is no argument that India’s real estate prices are totally out of sync with the income levels. Even as India’s other […]
October 4, 2013

Can the Taiwanese Cell Producers Threaten the Chinese Solar Giants

Taiwan’s Fate – A Niche Solar Player or Top Solar Producer Taiwanese cell producers such as Gintech, Motech, Neo Solar power etc. have been making hay, […]
October 3, 2013

Fact or Fiction – Is India's JNNSM Solar Subsidy Scheme a Fraud

JNNSM A Fraud? India has been rocked by scams in almost all industrial sectors be it telecom, aviation, real estate, construction, defence etc. Renewable energy is not immune to the general […]
October 2, 2013

Can Solar Demand Increase by 30% in 2015 and Cause Supply Shortages?

Solar Demand 2015 Deutsche Bank has recently come out with very aggressive demand projections for 2014, saying that the demand will shoot up to 45 GW […]
October 1, 2013

Chile to see a 70 MW Solar Power Plant without any Subsidies as Grid Parity Arrives

Non-subsidized Solar Power Plant in Chile Chile has been one of the biggest drivers of solar demand in South America beating other bigger countries such as […]
September 30, 2013

India's Renewable Energy Market remains Comatose due to Dysfunctional Regulators

India’s Renewable Market is in for deep trouble as the market linked Renewable Energy Certificate market remains in a deep fund. The Indian government has an […]
September 28, 2013

Global Inequality keeps getting Worse Each Year with Globalization and Specialization

Global Inequality Global inequality is getting worse each year in almost every country as globalization is leading to a deflation in the prices of low to […]
September 27, 2013

Debt Laden Indian Groups Selling Assets Cheaply to Survive

India Real Estate in Distress Indian Infrastructure and Real Estate Groups have seen their stock prices crash as losses have ballooned and their debt coverage ratios […]
September 26, 2013

USA Solar Group comes up with Weird Plan to Stop US-China Solar Trade War

The USA China scenario USA and China have been fighting a big solar trade war since last year, even though the solar product trade continues briskly […]
September 25, 2013

Tier 1 Solar Panel Companies to benefit from Chinese Government Cap on Capacity Increase

Chinese Government to Restrict the Chinese Solar Industry The Chinese government is set to issue a blanket stop on all PV capacity increase due to the […]
September 24, 2013

Castle in the Air – Indian Government owned Companies plan 4000 GW Solar PV Plant

Now Indian Government companies to build a Solar Plant in Rajasthan Major Indian government owned companies such as BHEL, Hindustan Salt etc. have come together to […]
September 23, 2013

Indian Solar Industry Unlikely to ever Recover from its Pygmytized State

The Indian Solar Industry in a Dire state The Indian solar industry has been clamoring for AD duties on cheap solar panel imports for a long […]
September 22, 2013

India's New Central Banker can't be a Messiah to a Failing State

India has got one of the most highly respected diasporas in the globe with the US Indian community being the richest immigrate community. Indians tend to […]
September 21, 2013

Pauperisation of Global Workforce Continues Unabated

Availability of Cheap Labor and Technological Advancement leads to Joblessness Labor around the world has got squeezed by multiple forces beyond its control. The relentless and […]
September 20, 2013

Solar Developers hit with Fraud allegations in Czech as the Country reels from a Massive Solar Bust

Czech Solar Developers Accused The Czech Republic has witnessed the biggest solar boom in the world relative to its economy. The country saw a huge increase […]
September 19, 2013

Another Indian Conglomerate catches the Renewable Energy Bug and wants to build a Gigawatt of Capacity

Hero Group to build a Green Plant in India Most of the large Indian conglomerates have made huge investments in renewable energy. The Tatas, Reliance, Shriram, […]
September 18, 2013

Romania follows inglorious European Tradition of a Renewable Energy Bust after an Unsustainable Boom

The incompetence of government authorities and bureaucrats around the world continues to surprise me as renewable energy subsidies keep going haywire. The script followed is the […]
September 13, 2013

US Think Tank that Subsidies not a source for Chinese Solar Competitiveness

Subsidies and Low Labor cost not the reason for Chinese Solar Competitiveness NREL and MIT don’t think that low wage costs and generous subsidies are driving […]
September 10, 2013

India implodes as Corruption and Mis-governance form a lethal Cocktail

The Saga of Corruption And Misgovernance in India We have been massively bearish on the Indian stock markets for a long time now citing the huge […]