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September 4, 2015

Solar product prices may increase going into the second half of 2015

Solar Products to see an increase in their pricing Solar product prices which have decreased by an average of 10-15% in the last one year, may […]
September 3, 2015

China clocks a humongous $60 billion in annual solar manufacturing output beating USA and Europe

China poised to see $60B in solar revenues The growth of the Chinese solar manufacturing industry has been truly spectacular, ever since the country decided to […]
September 2, 2015

Can Indian solar manufacturing grow as government loses protectionist fight at WTO

India loses WTO case India has lost its fight at WTO to USA, in a case where it has reserved a portion of its large solar […]
September 1, 2015

Yet another major solar thin film technology player gives up and closes shop

TSMC gives up Thin Film The largest Taiwanese semiconductor company TSMC has also thrown in the towel with regards to solar thin film technology. After sinking […]
August 26, 2015

Gujarat propels Solar Energy growth in India with new Policy

Gujarat Solar Policy 2015 The 2009 solar policy of Gujarat entailed installations of upto 1 GW with a total investment of INR 9000 crore. It is […]
August 25, 2015

Suntech to become the leading international panel supplier to Adanis in India

Suntech collaborates with Adanis again Suntech was chosen once again by the Adani group in India to supply to its upcoming solar project in the southern […]
August 24, 2015

50 Solar Cities in India on ground or paper

Solar Cities in India India moves in track to have first of its green and clean solar cities in the country. With rapid development and urbanization, […]
August 21, 2015

These Solar Stocks can be bought following the Chinese Stock market Weakness

Trina, Jinko, JA and Canadian Solars’ Q2 2015 Performance The global solar markets are soaring high with rising demand led by China, US and India in […]
August 20, 2015

The Bull Case for Solar in India

Solar is currently booming in India The solar market is gradually maturing in India, with installations seen across different states. Not only are western companies investing […]
August 18, 2015

Massive 2000 MW solar auction in India sees huge competition and low prices

India Solar to see new lows India’s solar auctions are seeing lower and lower prices being bid for solar power sales with each passing year. The […]
August 13, 2015

Rooftop Solar power in India becomes economical and lucrative even without Capital subsidies

Rooftop Solar India Distributed rooftop solar generation in India has been the poor cousin of utility scale solar power generation in India. Most government solar auctions, […]
August 12, 2015

Rising solar installations may pose a threat to the Utilities

Can Solar replace Utilities Solar installations have been increasing at a massive pace. All the countries worldwide are resorting more and more to solar for their […]
August 7, 2015

Do solar power panels on water make economic sense?

Solar Panels on Water Solar Power panels installed on water make a lot of headlines these days. Solar power plants were popularized in India when a […]
August 6, 2015

Why did Tata Power buy solar power at 40% higher price from SunEdison?

SunEdison shining in India SunEdison has made a very smart power sales deal in India at a power purchase price of Rs 6.49 (~10c/kWh), with one […]
August 4, 2015

Why India has become a hot solar manufacturing location for Chinese solar giants

Chinese solar companies entering India Every major Chinese solar company is trying to establish a beachhead in India with the government increasing its solar capacity target […]
July 31, 2015

China’s increasing solar power faces issues of grid absorption and low returns

China faces grid problems in Solar China has been the leader in installing solar power over the last 2 years taking over the mantle from Germany, […]
July 27, 2015

Has Indian Solar Market returned to Irrational Pricing or is 8c/kWh the new Normal

The Indian solar market has become remarkable over the last one year, with solar bid prices falling in a narrow range and large developers starting to […]
July 23, 2015

Why India’s eastern state of West Bengal remains a laggard in solar energy despite being a pioneer

Solar in West Bengal India’s eastern state of West Bengal has become a laggard in the installations of solar energy, despite being a pioneer in the […]
July 22, 2015

After Trina and JA Solar, another Chinese solar giant Zhenfa sets eye on the burgeoning Indian market

Major foreign solar companies expanding in India Large foreign companies have been making a beeline into the Indian solar market, with every new day bringing a […]
July 21, 2015

India’s Solar Power sector sees another major controversy/scam with Adani – Tamil Nadu deal of Rs 7/unit considered usurious

India into another Solar scam We have really come a very long way in India’s solar industry with a recent deal between India’s southern state of […]
July 17, 2015

Solar tariffs on a declining spree in India

SkyPower bids the lowest at Rs.5.05 for MP Solar project With improving technology and declining costs, solar power is touching new lows each day. Madhya Pradesh […]
July 16, 2015

What is funny about Softbank’s 20000000000 dollar Solar energy investment in India

Softbank Solar Investment in India India has become a hot magnet for large massive investment announcements in solar energy by companies, as the country aims to […]
July 15, 2015

5 Important Factors to consider before buying a Solar Panel

Points to remember before buying a Solar panel I frequently get questions from my readers regarding “Which solar panel should I choose?  Which panels are the […]
July 15, 2015

Taiwanese solar companies arise from the ashes for US anti-dumping duties as global solar demand grows

Taiwan Solar Cell manufacturers will capture the global solar cell market The Taiwanese solar industry is the world’s second largest after China and dominated by solar […]
July 14, 2015

Tata Solar Panel Review – Types, Applications, How to buy

Tata Solar Panel Review India Tata Solar is a tier 1 bankable module manufacturer with 25 years history in India. It has one of the biggest […]
July 14, 2015

SunEdison goes on a wind energy acquisition overdrive as it looks to set up an emerging market yieldco

SunEdison expanding its wind portfolio for Terraform Global SunEdison is going all out to acquire wind energy assets in developing markets, as it builds up a […]
July 13, 2015

Indian government looks to lower Capital Costs for Solar Energy through innovative means

Financing the Indian Solar Industry Apart from the pathetic state of the country’s distribution utilities which are saddled with billions of dollars in debt, financing of […]
July 10, 2015

Punjab fails with its harebrained solar scheme for farmers

Indian state governments keep announcing poorly thought out solar policies which fail to get implemented due to poor execution and planning. Haryana had come out with […]
July 6, 2015

Adanis to set up 648 MW of solar power in the southern state of Tamil Nadu

Adani to set up solar park in TN After Rajasthan, Adani Group of India is now looking at Tamil Nadu for setting up extensive solar parks. […]
July 3, 2015

Indian Transport to get Solar Power

Solar Power at Indian Airports The transport industry in India is now considering using solar energy to cut its dependence on thermal power and diesel consumption. […]