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November 2, 2016

India’s Black Sheep State Jammu and Kashmir Finally Introduces Net Metering Policy For Solar Energy

Net metering policy in J&K India’s hilly state of Jammu and Kashmir is one of the worst states in administration of electricity. The state doles out […]
November 1, 2016

Bureaucratic Wrangling Leads To Project Date Extension by Uttarakand – Bonanza For Developers

Solar Power in Uttarakhand Another hilly state of Uttarakhand has seen huge bureaucratic wrangling, leading to a delay in signing PPAs with solar power developers who […]
October 31, 2016

Gamesa to set up 130 MW Solar Plants in India

Gamesa – Solar Power in India We at Greenworldinvestor have talked about the benefits of going solar. The technology is slowly but steadily gaining mass attention […]
October 27, 2016

Indian state Jharkhand junks its solar contracts as it finds them too Costly

Many Indian states have become slightly crazy with their solar power commitments going overboard without having the capacity or real need to do so. The Indian […]
October 26, 2016

India’s biggest solar power risk becomes a reality as bankrupt distribution utilities delay/refuse to buy

The biggest risk cited by developers and investors in India’s renewable energy industry is the ability of the distribution utilities to pay them for the power […]
October 26, 2016

Why is power surplus Tamil Nadu going for another Solar Tender

Another 500 MW Solar Tender in TN Tamil Nadu has suddenly become power surplus after being chronically deficit in power generation for most of its life. […]
October 25, 2016

Pradhan Mantri Yojana for Augmenting Solar Manufacturing (PRAYAS)–What you need to know

PRAYAS India We at Greenworldinvestor have repeatedly said that a failure in Indian governments’ policy making has led to Chinese imports of solar panels swamping the […]
October 25, 2016

As substandard Chinese Thermal Plant in Sri Lanka breaks down, India looks to build a new power plant

Solar energy in Sri Lanka Sri Lanka an island nation does not have access to good quality fossil fuel resources to provide electricity to its citizens. […]
October 24, 2016

China may not cut its Solar Feed in Tariffs by a crushing 30%, but would still reduce hard

China FIT cut China has apparently been mulling cutting solar feed in tariffs by almost 31% in 2017 from the rates in 2016. This would have […]
October 24, 2016

SolarCity will be forced to shelve its gigawatt solar panel joke as Chinese costs decline to astounding lows

Will the Buffalo Plant make sense now I was perplexed when 3 years ago SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ: SCTY) announced that it was buying a marginal producer […]
October 21, 2016

Finally India achieves 1GW Solar Rooftop mark, now what next

1GW solar rooftops installed in India Finally India crosses the 1 GW mark in the rooftop solar segment. The country has set up an ambitious target […]
October 20, 2016

Could a $3.1 billion Modi's "Prayas" boost Solar Manufacturing in India

$3.1 billion fund to aid Solar Manufacturing in India We at Greenworldinvestor have been covering solar development in India since some time now. The country has […]
October 18, 2016

Solar Trains in India to make an entry very soon but how will they run on rainy and foggy days?

Solar powered Trains in India India’s love affair with solar power is reaching absurd levels with the Railways Minister announcing that Indian trains will run on […]
October 18, 2016

Solar Panel and Component prices finally bottom out for now but what next?

The solar industry has confounded analysts and market researches for a long time now as the prices have fallen each year much faster than expected. The […]
October 17, 2016

Another $5 billion solar thermal pipedream in California which will not see the light of the day

New $5B Solar Thermal plant in California For many years, we at Greenworldinvestor have forecasted the demise of the solar thermal technology and sure enough all […]
October 17, 2016

India loses to China as solar market gets drowned in Chinese imports

Indian Solar Industry depends heavily on China India has a significant capacity to make solar panels and cells but most of it is distributed amongst tens […]
October 13, 2016

Growth of solar remains anaemic even in India’s “Rooftop Solar capital” Chandigarh

Disappointing Numbers from Rooftop Capital in India India’s rooftop solar sector has failed to grow despite numerous government policies and incentives as the regulations, red tape […]
October 13, 2016

Indian wind developers get the short end of the stick form defaulting Indian utilities

Wind vs Solar (India) The solar sector in India has got a strong policy push from the central government leading to an exponential growth and even […]
October 12, 2016

Reverse Grid Parity – Solar power cheaper than Coal based power

The solar industry has been trying to achieve the holy grail of grid parity with other forms of energy for many years now. The sharp decline […]
October 12, 2016

Indian Wind Turbine companies hedge their wind bets with investments in Solar Energy Equipment

Indian Wind Companies foray into Solar Indian wind turbine generator manufacturing companies such as Suzlon and Gamesa have started making investments in solar power project development […]
October 10, 2016

Go Solar – The new slogan for India!

Will India achieve it Solar target? India is going all gung-ho about solar power in the country. After its decision to install an aggressive 100 GW […]
October 6, 2016

Pettiness, corruption and general sloth make growth of Rooftop Solar Energy hard in India

Rooftop Solar slows down in India For anyone who has dealt with lower level government officials in India, the sloth and corruption prevalent amongst these employees […]
October 5, 2016

Can Solar Energy power Pod Taxis in India?

Pod Taxis – India India is slowly but steadily turning towards energy efficiency. After its massive target to install 100 GW of solar power by 2022, […]
October 5, 2016

Why JSW Energy is living in a fool’s paradise by denying Solar’s ascension in the Global Energy Industry

JSW Energy is one of India’s largest private power producers and is part of the Jindal owned JSW conglomerate. The company has been fortunate not to […]
October 4, 2016

India's Energy Minister wants to punish states for stopping solar power procurement, but can he?

Recently, the news flow has not been good form the Indian solar sector with a couple of states like Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu reportedly not buying […]
October 4, 2016

Sharp cuts in Solar component prices lead to Worker Firings globally

Firing in the Solar Industry Solar panel prices have crashed to 40 cents/watt internationally and even lower prices in some places. For example in India you […]
October 3, 2016

Why a proposed drastic cut in Chinese Solar Tariffs could trigger Market recovery in the Solar Industry

China to cut its FIT China has been the biggest growth driver of solar demand in the world over the last couple of years and it […]
September 30, 2016

Does Open Access make sense in the upcoming Bangalore's Solar Airport

Bangalore Airport to go Solar Next I have been writing a lot about the Indian airports these days. Can’t help it, since a lot of solar […]
September 28, 2016

First Solar and Sunpower could be the biggest beneficiaries if Mrs. Clinton wins

The next US election will determine the fate of the Energy industry The US Presidential election is all set to carve the future of renewable energy, […]
September 28, 2016

Indian Solar Panel Manufacturers plan to expand capacity even as prices crater – Are they Rational?

India to expand Solar Panel capacity Indian solar panel manufacturers are reportedly planning to expand capacity. The large ones such as Waaree Solar, Vikram Solar and […]