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February 4, 2016

Why the first solar rooftop and off grid policy by an Indian state is flawed

Maharashtra Rooftop and off Grid Solar policy Maharashtra has become the first state in India to come out with a policy of targeting solar rooftop and […]
February 2, 2016

India continues to see lower solar prices due to high competition and risky bids by companies

The Indian solar market continues to surprise observers with newer lower prices every day conducted in numerous reverse auction solar bids by state government, as well […]
February 1, 2016

Indian government tries to put the WTO Solar Panel favoritism case to rest

The Indian government is proposing a bilateral deal with USA in the domestic content requirements solar case that India had lost earlier. USA had brought a […]
January 29, 2016

China to continue pushing for higher efficiency solar power plants to reform its industry

Higher Efficiency Solar Companies to survive in China China is the world’s largest solar market with more than 16 GW of solar installation in 2015. The […]
January 28, 2016

Professor’s Ignorance on Solar Power Economics in major Newspaper

I am amazed at the ignorance and lack of due diligence done by analysts and academics when they post articles on solar energy in major mainstream […]
January 26, 2016

Solar investments in India up by 80% in 2015 becoming largest renewable energy sector

Solar investments in India Solar energy has become the dominant renewable energy source in India in terms of investments, with $5.6 billion being invested in 2015, […]
January 25, 2016

Another eye popping decline in Indian solar tariffs to less than 6 cents/kwh sets cat amongst the pigeons

Indian Solar Tariffs on a declining spree The Indian solar tariffs discovered during recent reverse auctions have defied belief, and led to many industry analysts and […]
January 19, 2016

Another Indian company plans a big manufacturing facility in Andhra Pradesh however the proof of the pudding is in the eating

Solar Expansion plans in India Indian companies are aggressively expanding into the solar manufacturing space, as India is all set to become the 4th largest market […]
January 18, 2016

With a revival in solar demand and prices, will the South Korean panel makers become more aggressive

Solar Panel Industry – South Korea The South Korean conglomerates LG, Hyundai and Samsung, all entered the solar cell and panel manufacturing space during 2010-11 when […]
January 15, 2016

The Solar Industry brings heavy guns to bear after losing the regulatory battle to utilities in Nevada

The utility industry is locked in a life and death batter with the solar industry across USA, as the solar industry slowly and steadily erodes away […]
January 13, 2016

The foolishness of Australia’s repeated anti-dumping investigations of Chinese solar panels

Australia imposing AD duties? Australia has once again restarted investigations into dumping of Chinese solar panels into the Australian solar market, due to a complaint received […]
January 11, 2016

Indian regulator proposes drastic reduction in solar project prices – is it overreaching itself

My view on Solar project prices in India The Indian central electricity regulator generally publishes solar electricity reference prices each year, based on equipment and financing […]
January 7, 2016

India finally puts some money in Rooftop Solar – Increases budget by an amazing 730%

Indian Rooftop Budget increases by 730% India has finally started to put money into providing support for rooftop solar energy, where it has set a very […]
January 6, 2016

Are Solar Manufacturers finally getting some pricing power due to global consolidation?

The solar industry has been a brutal one for manufacturing companies in the last 4-5 years, as increased competition has led to a vertical drop in […]
January 5, 2016

Will Google’s Project Sunroof come to India?

Google’s New Solar Technology Google has been one of the most innovative companies in the world, pouring billions of dollars into projects which seem farfetched such […]
January 1, 2016

Why Andhra Pradesh has become the leading Indian solar state in India with massive capacity expansion

AP – Leading Solar State in India The southern state of Andhra Pradesh has become the leading solar state, with massive capacity expansion being planned by […]
December 31, 2015

India 2015 Solar Year in Review – Major developments and future outlook

The year is coming to an end and India’s solar energy industry has come a long way this year. From being a fringe sector, solar energy […]
December 30, 2015

California remains pro-solar while Nevada becomes distinctly anti-solar

USA remains a massive mish mash of policies, regulations and laws related to solar energy. While the news from USA remains great for the solar industry […]
December 29, 2015

Solar component prices go up across the supply chain due to supply tightness

We at Greenworldinvestor have been talking about the increasing prices of solar wafers in the last few months, as wafer capacity was not being added by […]
December 24, 2015

Australian newspaper should make fun of illiterate Americans rather than poor Indians on Solar energy

One of the biggest Australian newspapers recently made fun of India’s ambitious solar targets, by depicting dirt poor India trying to eat solar panels as they […]
December 23, 2015

Aditya Birla Nuvo finally gets its act together in the solar energy arena

The Aditya Birla Group has been into solar energy for a long time, without really making any remarkable contributions to this area. The Group which is […]
December 22, 2015

Solar Parks in India – All you wanted to know

Solar Parks India Solar parks are a phenomenon unique to India, due to the particular evolution of the industry in India as well its land constrained […]
December 21, 2015

Renewable Energy Investment Tax Credit Extension a Huge Lottery Win for solar players

RE Investment Tax Credit Extension At the ground level, those adopting solar energy are enjoying a wealth of credits and deductions on their tax refunds. However, […]
December 15, 2015

India shines with International Solar Alliance

International Solar Alliance India is set to become an exponential player in the solar space, with its PM launching the International Solar Alliance at an international […]
December 10, 2015

Inferior quality Chinese solar panels head towards India’s burgeoning but cutthroat market

Low quality Chinese products to flood Indian markets India has seen the sharpest expansion in its solar pipeline over the last one year, with almost 15 […]
December 7, 2015

An Interview with Prasad Chaporkar – Head International Business, Waaree Solar in India

An overview of Waaree Solar panels and the overall business scenario of the Indian solar industry by the head of Waaree Solar’s International Business – Mr. […]
December 2, 2015

Chinese solar manufacturing churns with massive expansions, coupled with bankruptcies

Even as major Chinese solar companies go bankrupt or liquidate, new Chinese groups are aggressively expanding capacity in the solar value chain driven by China’s massive […]
November 30, 2015

India’s Practical Ground Level Challenges in meeting its Solar power ambitions

While the Indian government has been gung ho about increasing the share of solar powered generation in the country with a 25x increase in solar capacity […]
November 19, 2015

Will global solar demand growth drop to 10% in 2016?

Global solar demand growth IHS has predicted that solar demand growth in 2016 will drop to 10%, to around 65.5 GW up from around 59 GW […]
November 18, 2015

Online solar company plans a $300 million IPO in USA – Why you should stay away

IPO of a Chinese Solar company in USA A Chinese company plans to do a $300 million IPO in USA. The company known as Solar Power […]