February 2020

February 28, 2020

Korean Polysilicon Makers Shut Down Unable to Compete with Low-cost Chinese Companies

The upstream part of the solar supply chain was the only part where Chinese companies were not dominating the market completely. Due to the complex chemical […]
February 24, 2020

Australia’s Climate Skeptic Government brings Large Renewable Energy to a Halt

Australia like most of the Anglo Saxon countries such as the USA and Canada have been extremely reluctant to make meaningful contributions towards the fight against […]
February 21, 2020

India’s Renewable Manufacturing Continues to Face Woes despite Large and Growing Demand

Ad hoc policymaking, incompetent execution, and vested interests have ensured that India’s renewable energy manufacturing industry has never really taken off despite India being one of […]
February 20, 2020

Low Solar Prices Crash the Indian Thermal Power Market Price by almost 25%

The Indian thermal power sector is seeing huge distress due to the lower solar and wind prices which is making it very hard to sell coal-generated […]
February 19, 2020

Another Major Indian State attacks the Exponential Growth of Rooftop Solar Energy

Sad State of Rooftop Solar in Indian States The Indian rooftop solar sector has been growing by leaps and bounds despite the Indian power distribution utilities […]
February 18, 2020

Weird – Payment Defaulting Indian State plans Another 10000 MW of Solar Plants

The Indian renewable energy industry has been facing a major challenge as the state of Andhra Pradesh in the south of India is refusing to honor […]
February 17, 2020

UK Looks to Tap the Burgeoning African Solar Market

The United Kingdom after Brexit faces a challenge in boosting economic growth and has to look for newer pastures apart from Europe where it can generate […]
February 14, 2020

Wind Energy Sector in India Stalls over Pricing and Land Issues

The wind energy sector in India has faced numerous knocks over the last couple of years leading to deep distress across the entire wind energy supply […]
February 13, 2020

Indian Coal Supply Chain Faces Existential Crisis

Solar vs Coal Solar energy has always been criticized by fossil fuel proponents by saying that solar energy is intermittent and unpredictable and cannot ever replace […]
February 12, 2020

India’s Solar Dependence Risk on China Materializes with the Coronavirus Epidemic

The Indian solar industry has been growing by leaps and bounds in the last five years, thanks to the falling prices of solar panels and supportive […]
February 11, 2020

Solar Desalination gets A Boost From New Technologies to Solve the World’s Water Problem

Solar energy because of its versatile and modular nature can be used in a wide variety of applications, unlike other energy sources that can mostly be […]
February 10, 2020

Turning to Solar for Cleaner Waste Management

Waste management is a necessity that most people do not think about. The most challenging aspect of waste management is making sure that the waste is […]
February 7, 2020

Solar Power is on the Rise

Solar power installations are on the rise in North America. In early 2019 the US experienced a 10% increase in direct current due to solar power. […]
February 6, 2020

As Upstream Solar Companies Sink due to Low Prices, Large Chinese Solar Panel Makers make huge Profits

The fall in Chinese demand in 2019 had led to a sharp fall in the prices of the upstream solar supply chain namely polysilicon, wafers, and […]
February 5, 2020

Indian Domestic Auto Giants look to leverage the Electric Vehicle Growth Story

The Indian automobile industry is one of the largest industries accounting for a substantial part of the domestic industrial base (almost 50%) and one of the […]
February 4, 2020

India to Bring a Customs Duty on Solar Cells and Panels to Promote “Make in India”

As India grapples with a rising trade deficit against China (more than $58 billion annually), the government has imposed import duties on a range of goods […]