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November 16, 2015

Solar manufacturers see a surge in volumes, profits and revenues as year-end approaches

Solar booming at 2015 end The last quarter of 2015 is proving to be a great one for solar manufacturers. Massive increase in demand driven by […]
November 13, 2015

Indian solar power prices crash to just 7 cents/kWh with the advent of the Solar Revolution

The Solar Revolution in India Indian solar prices have made a new record low at just 7 cents/kWh. This happened after intense competition led to prices […]
November 6, 2015

With SolarCity crashing near all-time lows, is it a good time to buy

SolarCity down, good time to buy We have been having quite successful last week in terms of our short and long calls in solar energy. One […]
November 3, 2015

Major Indian power producers find low solar tariffs puzzling; unable to make decent returns

Low Solar Tariffs a challenge for Indian producers The massive competition in the Indian solar power sector has led to extremely low tariffs being bid during […]
October 29, 2015

P-type Monocrystalline solar panels sees a sharp price decrease; becoming competitive with multi panels

Monocrystalline Technology Monocrystalline technology is starting to become more competitive with multicrystalline technology as we are emphasizing in Greenworldinvestor. The new PERC technology shows better effects […]
October 28, 2015

Dubai gets massive developer interest for its 800 MW second phase solar park project

Dubai’s IInd Phase of Solar Park Project Dubai made news all over the world with the 5.4 cents/kWh PPA that it signed with Saudi Arabian company […]
October 27, 2015

Solar prices rise after a long time of declining due to shortage of capacity

Solar Component prices Rise Solar component prices are showing a slight increase after a very long time of declining. The last time prices increased was in […]
October 26, 2015

The plight of an Indian farmer in achieving his Solar Dream!

Real Story of an Indian Farmer We have been long writing about the plight of the Indian citizens in this country. Whether it is any department, […]
October 21, 2015

Will monocrystalline silicon panels take over as the main silicon technology from multicrystalline technology?

Monocrystalline is catching up to Multicrystalline technology Monocrystalline silicon panels have long played the little brother role to multicrystalline solar panels, as their higher costs made […]
October 20, 2015

A China solar capacity target increase could lead to possible increase in equipment prices

China is planning to increase its 17.3 GW solar capacity target in 2015 by another 5 GW, as many solar plants are facing issues in getting […]
October 19, 2015

Yieldco meltdown – Valuation correction or business model bust

Yieldco Valuation The yieldco prices have fallen drastically in the last few months, due to the energy sector meltdown that has taken place in the stock […]
October 13, 2015

Utility solar power costs in USA drop by an astonishing 70% in the last 5 years to just 5c/kWh – Even sharper cuts in the offing

Solar Costs declining fast in USA It is not a revelation that solar power prices and equipment costs have been dropping sharply over the last 5-6 […]
October 12, 2015

SunEdison retreats in its ambitious goals as stock crashes 70% on risk aversion – plans job cuts and cancels acquisitions

SunEdison cuts jobs and cancels Acquisitions SunEdison has been powering ahead in the last one year as the biggest pure play renewable energy developer, buoyed by […]
October 9, 2015

Indian government predicts an incredible 10859 MW of solar capacity installation in FY16, up from just 1000 MW in FY14

The Indian government has been extremely supportive about the solar energy sector making it a cornerstone of its climate change and energy policies. The government has […]
October 8, 2015

India solar developers look to partner with private equity sugar daddies to fuel capital intensive growth

Solar energy in India is the only major game in town for the electricity sector. The growth has become vertical, with tenders being floated left and […]
October 7, 2015

California becomes ground zero of Utility-Rooftop solar fight with monthly fees as center of dispute

California faces Utility-Solar dispute Utilities have been fighting hard to stop the onslaught of solar rooftop installations in various parts of the world. In countries like […]
October 5, 2015

Indian rooftop solar companies start seeing large fund infusions from Private Equity players

Funding in Indian Rooftop Solar The Indian rooftop solar market potential is huge with the government setting up a target of 40000 MW, compared to only […]
September 30, 2015

Monocrystalline silicon technology is starting to gain on multicrystalline silicon panel technology

Monocrystalline technology is gaining traction More and more companies are looking to expand their monocrystalline silicon solar panel capacity in lieu of multicrystalline silicon panel capacity. […]
September 29, 2015

Large Solar player going bust in China sent shockwaves across the industry

Tianwei New Energy in a state of bankruptcy It is not news , that a large number of solar industry companies are caught in a death […]
September 28, 2015

Solar Tender a Day in India should see capacity doubling both in 2015 and 2016 making it the 4th largest market globally

India to become 5th largest solar market in 2015 While a lot of things in infrastructure and business may not be going as per planned in […]
September 24, 2015

4 Reasons why Residential Rooftop Solar Installation is still not popular in India

With Solar energy gaining popularity and rising power concerns in India, more and more Indian states are making solar energy accessible in their own way. We […]
September 23, 2015

Foreign Solar companies look at aggressively expanding in India

The Q2’15 results of most of the large foreign solar companies are out and one topic common in all the reports was the growth story of […]
September 21, 2015

Yingli goes into a debt death spiral, equity investors unlikely to get anything

Yingli Bankruptcy The largest producer of solar panels in 2013 is fast slipping into a point of no return. The last quarterly result of Yingli Green […]
September 17, 2015

Indian State Government's flip flops put Solar investors in a tizzy

Renewable energy is a relatively new area compared to fossil fuel power, where rapid technology advances and higher costs make it a risky proposition. Investors typically […]
September 16, 2015

India’s capital looks to install a 1000 megawatts of Solar Energy over the next 5 years

Delhi to install 1000 MW of Solar India’s capital Delhi has released a draft solar policy in which the city will install 1000 megawatts of solar […]
September 15, 2015

Solar trackers sees further consolidation with Flextronics getting into the game

Flextronics acquires NEXTracker Solar trackers have been fast gaining traction in recent times in large scale solar utility projects, as they increase the efficiency by 20-40% […]
September 14, 2015

Hanergy implodes as its billion dollar contracts go up in smokes

Hanergy Bubble burst Hanergy has always been criticized by us as a massive valuation bubble and now the bubble has burst spectacularly. The company was using […]
September 9, 2015

Indian Government finally puts money where its mouth is – in Rooftop Solar

Funds for Rooftop Solar in India A steep fall in solar projects costs means that solar energy on rooftops has started to become cheaper than grid […]
September 8, 2015

Yet Another Move by Modi Government to promote Solar

Coal plants to promote Solar power The Modi Government has asked the coal power plants to make solar farms more competitive. According to this decision, some […]
September 7, 2015

Azure Power continues to shine in India

Azure Power – India Azure Power has slowly and steadily build a reputable name in the solar industry of India. The Delhi based company founded in […]