July 2016

July 29, 2016

What returns can I get from a Rooftop Solar System

Cost benefit Analysis of a Rooftop Solar System Installing a rooftop solar system is a long term investment and hence proper prudence and vigilance must be […]
July 28, 2016

India gears up for Solar with Storage

Solar+Storage Tender in India In an attempt to make solar energy more sustainable and reliable, the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) invited bids for India’s […]
July 28, 2016

Why is Tesla set to be the largest in terms of Energy Efficiency

Tesla is set to become a large player globally in terms of energy efficiency. The fact is evident by the company’s action of dropping “Motors” from […]
July 27, 2016

Rooftop Solar Panels

We at Greenworldinvestor, have time and again how rooftop solar is gaining traction worldwide. Land being a major constraint in developing economies, rooftop solar is becoming […]
July 27, 2016

With India turning Power Surplus, Wind producers face large losses due to curtailment by Utilities

More Problems for Wind Energy in India We at Greenworldinvestor, have already discussed how wind energy in India is facing pressure from the lower prices of […]
July 26, 2016

Solar Panel Efficiency Comparison

Comparing Efficiency levels of different Solar Panels in India I constantly receive queries regarding solar panel efficiencies in India and which panel should be bought with […]
July 26, 2016

Will a private legal fight between 2 Solar Manufacturers lead to the end of the US-Chinese Trade War

Will Anti Dumping Duties come to an end China and USA have been lodged in a long drawn trade war over solar products, even as Chinese […]
July 25, 2016

Solar – No more a Monkey Business

Monkey Menace on Solar Rooftops Yes you heard it right. We have been hearing stories about monkeys menacing around in the cities – raiding homes, destroying […]
July 25, 2016

India’s Ultra Mega Solar Plant Dreams come a cropper with lack of interest from all

Ultra Mega Solar Plant – India In 2013, India’s government planned to construct a large number of solar ultra-mega power plants (UMPPs) in 4 different places […]
July 22, 2016

Masala Bonds – Are they worth the yield?

Masala Bonds After Dim Sum bonds, it is the turn of the Masala Bonds to make a mark in the international markets. Masala bonds are normal […]
July 22, 2016

Vietnam and Thailand Solar Cell makers make hay while US duties shine, but for how long

Solar Cells in Thailand and Vietnam One of the major reasons why Taiwanese solar cell companies made a sharp comeback after the prolonged solar downturn in […]
July 21, 2016

Solar PV Installation numbers by Country in 2015 and expected by 2016

Country wise Solar installations in 2015 USA, China, Germany, Japan and Italy are the five largest solar markets in the world in terms of installations. According […]
July 21, 2016

Which states are the Most Friendly towards Rooftop Solar in India – State Policies and Achievements

Rooftop Solar Policies in different States in India A target of 40,000 MW of rooftop installations by 2022 has been finalised by India and according to […]
July 20, 2016

Frameless Solar Panels – Definition, Advantages, Limitations and Opportunities

Traditional solar panels have aluminum frames and are mounted on brackets that do not blend well with the home and building designs and somewhat makes the […]
July 20, 2016

After huge success in LED bulbs distribution, Indian government moves to replicate policy in Energy Efficient Fans and Lights

Energy Efficient Fans in India The Indian government has succeeded massively in increasing the penetration of LED bulbs in this huge 1.2 billion plus country, through […]
July 19, 2016

India entices Tesla to set up a factory under Make in India – Pipedream or Reality

Will Tesla Make in India India has been trying to entice foreign manufacturers to set up their factories in India as per its “Make in India” […]
July 19, 2016

Overcapacity in solar leads to production cuts amongst Solar Panel Makers

Overcapacity in Solar Panel industry again The solar panel industry is again facing an overcapacity, with many of the top tier manufacturers looking to drastically cut […]
July 18, 2016

Indian Nuclear Energy’s $1.8 million per megawatt cost shows why it is a dead end technology

Nuclear Energy supporters are gung ho after two reactors of the Kudunkulam plant being built in the southern state of Tamil Nadu were brought online, despite […]
July 18, 2016

Transmission starts becoming a major hurdle in Solar expansion Globally

Transmission Problems in Solar Energy Solar power generation has grown at an exponential pace in the last few years and is still growing strongly, as prices […]
July 15, 2016

Low Solar Prices at the 6 cents level have come to stay in India especially in desert state of Rajasthan

Low Solar prices in Rajasthan When low solar prices were bid in Madhya Pradesh (central India) last year, everyone was taken by surprise that a developer […]
July 14, 2016

Role of Solar Energy in developing Smart Cities in India

Smart Cities in India In January 2016, the Indian government announced a list of 20 cities to be developed into smart cities in India. Today’s era […]
July 13, 2016

Solar Efficiency levels still fail to impress Investors in H1'16

Solar Technology is improving The solar technology has been improving with each passing year. Not only has there been an improvement in efficiency levels, but the […]
July 12, 2016

Booming Rooftop Solar Around the World!

We at Greenworldinvestor have touted the benefits of going solar time and again. Solar energy have come a long way in terms of cost and efficiency […]
July 11, 2016

The Effect of Global Transport on Climate Change

Global Transport & Climate Change Global Transport unsurprisingly is a prominent contributor to global emissions and pollution. The majority consists of the movement of cars and […]
July 8, 2016

Could Hanergy shine with its Solar Powered Car

Solar Car by Hanergy Hanergy Holding Co, a leading thin film solar panel manufacturer recently launched four solar cars. The USP of these cars is that […]
July 5, 2016

Solar Panel Prices in 2016 from now on depends mainly on Chinese demand trajectory

Solar panel Prices Solar panel prices have come under pressure in the last couple of months, with the revision in the feed in tariffs for solar […]
July 4, 2016

Another Solar Auction in India leads to low developer interest and reasonable tariffs

India has tendered a massive amount of solar capacity in the last one year, with intense competition leading to very low tariffs being bid. Many of […]
July 1, 2016

India develops the World’s first “Solar and Wind mixed use Farms” policy to promote combined development

Solar and Wind mixed use Farms policy in India While most of the large countries have separate polices for the development of wind and solar resources […]