November 2014

November 28, 2014

Another small solar raw material producer bites the dust even as polysilicon demand skyrockets

The solar market has become a two track market for solar manufacturers. Some producers are doing extremely well growing both revenues and margins, while others are […]
November 27, 2014

India’s renewable energy funding agency to shift focus away from Wind to Solar energy

IREDA to finance Solar Energy India’s main renewable energy funding agency IREDA is going to shift its focus towards solar energy as the country has made […]
November 26, 2014

Will 2015 be a year of Solar Demand decline?

Solar demand 2015 The solar industry has grown at a torrid pace in the last 5 years, growing from 8 GW per year to more than […]
November 25, 2014

Can India install 10000 MW of solar capacity a year!!!!!

India to instal 100 GW solar capacity The Indian power minister recently said that the Indian government is going to raise its solar energy target dramatically […]
November 24, 2014

US anti-dumping duties create dramatic changes in global Solar supply chain

Effect of US Anti-Dumping duties on China & Taiwan The US anti-dumping duties on imports of Chinese and Taiwanese solar products has upended the global solar […]
November 19, 2014

There is very high probability (almost even) that your job will not exist in the next decade

Technology to kill more Jobs Technology has made the pace of change increase manifold in recent times and have made things increasingly difficult for the professional […]
November 18, 2014

India’s Real Estate prices remain detached from reality as Inventory keeps piling up

The real picture of Real Estate market in India Indian real estate prices remain far detached from reality, even as inventory is going up to as […]
November 17, 2014

Solar prices fall and Taiwanese cell companies sink into the red, as US sanctions bite

Effect of US Duties on Taiwan Cell Manufacturers Taiwanese solar cell producers have been the worst affected victims of the US sanctions on Chinese and Taiwanese […]
November 14, 2014

Perils of investing in Chinese solar companies – Corporate mis-governance

Investing in China Investing in China has never been an easy proposition whether it is public market investors or private equity investors. Massive frauds have been […]
November 13, 2014

Solar Panel Companies expand into the Balance of System (BOS) Equipment Space through acquisitions

SunPower acquires SolarBridge Solar companies continue to expand into different areas as the industry moves more and more into an energy providing service, rather than product […]
November 12, 2014

After India, SunEdison wins huge deal to supply Solar Panels in Brazil Solar auctions

SunEdison wins projects in India SunEdison (SUNE) is on a roll these days winning large contracts to build and develop solar farms outside its core USA […]
November 11, 2014

Solar Polysilicon producers make hay despite stable low Polysilicon prices, as costs keep declining

Polysilicon Industry to see more cost reductions The big polysilicon producers are making a lot of money after a loss making 2-3 years. The reason is […]
November 10, 2014

Village micro-grids become the next main growth drivers for Solar Energy in Asia and Africa

Village Micro Grids Village micro grids are becoming the next fast growing area for solar energy in Asian and African countries. The sharp crash in solar […]
November 7, 2014

Wind Energy Accelerated Depreciation reintroduction revives industry interest in Wind Farm Investments

Indian Wind Industry set to see Revival The Indian wind industry is set to see a strong uptick in capacity increase in India, after the current […]
November 6, 2014

Chinese and Taiwanese companies start to set up/expand solar panel capacities in foreign countries

The US and European sanctions on Chinese solar panel imports have distorted the global solar supply chain and led to inefficient value chains. China circumvented the […]
November 5, 2014

Solar Cell Price and Solar Panel Cost in India (per watt)

Updated on: 5/8/2016 None can deny the benefits of using solar over the traditional electricity, given the high power costs in a country like India. Despite […]
November 4, 2014

List of Solar Installers/ System Integrators/ EPC Companies in India

Solar installation business has gained massive popularity in the last couple of years. Previously the solar companies used to just manufacture solar cells, wafers, modules or […]
November 3, 2014

Western solar panel makers finally see some sales by pushing China and USA into a Trade War

Solar panel maker Solarworld is finally seeing some benefit from instigating USA and China into a full-fledged solar trade war over unfair subsidies being given to […]