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July 2, 2015

Adani to set up rs. 60,000 crore Solar Park in Rajasthan

10 GW Solar Park in Rajasthan Rajasthan might witness another huge solar investment onto its sunny lands. Rajasthan suffers from huge power shortages and a solar […]
July 1, 2015

Japan's Softbank to be the biggest investor in the Indian Solar Market

Softbank to invest in the hot Solar Market in India The Japanese Telecom giant Softbank Corp. will now invest $20 billion in the Indian Solar market. […]
June 30, 2015

"Achhe din" to return to Solar Power in India

India formalizes its 100 GW target Till now India’s solar target of 100 GW by 2022, was not officially laid down and was communicated only through […]
June 22, 2015

Europe targets China solar with anti-dumping again, brings in Taiwan and Malaysia into radar

Malaysia and Taiwan to come under the wrath of Europe The Chinese solar manufacturing industry has caused huge pains to the western manufacturers who have been […]
June 18, 2015

Huawei enters the top 10 Global Solar Inverter ranking despite entering the business just 2 years ago

Huawei becomes 2nd largest solar inverter supplier Like solar panels, Chinese manufacturers have crashed the pricing of solar inverters too through large increases in capacity and […]
June 17, 2015

A Tale of 2 Solar Cell Producers – One expanding capacity while the other shutting down

The solar industry is seeing a huge shakeout as many large well-known names in the solar cell/panel production business go out of business. The solar industry […]
June 16, 2015

Indian Renewable Independent Power Producers make hay while the Modi government's sun shines

Most Indian Renewable energy independent power producers have not given great returns, except those which avoided biomass energy. Problems with land acquisition, regulatory delays and evacuation […]
June 5, 2015

Loss making Neo Solar Power plans a solar development foray

Neo Solar to list a Yieldco Listing a yieldco has become the new fashion in the solar energy industry with every Tom, Dick and Harry planning […]
June 4, 2015

Disaster for global energy companies looms, as 6 cents becomes the new normal for solar electricity price in the Middle East

Solar becoming competitive in Middle East The Acwa Power bid of just 6c/kWh for a 100 MW solar power project in Dubai raised the hackles of […]
June 1, 2015

One more public company joins the Indian government’s solar melting pot, with a harebrained dollar payment scheme

Power Trading Corporation India The new government has made an ambitious target to set up 100000 MW by 2022, up from around 3300 MW set up […]
May 26, 2015

World Bank funds earth’s biggest Solar energy power station at the heart of India

750 MW solar plant in MP, India India has started work on building the world’s largest solar PV power plant of 750 MW capacity in Madhya […]
May 20, 2015

Taiwanese Solar producers battle hard times, endangered by USA sanctions

Taiwan Solar industry faces turbulence Taiwanese solar cell producers enjoyed a great 2013 and 2014, as USA sanctions on Chinese made solar cells forced many of […]
May 19, 2015

India starts pushing the Solar accelerator but policy and target confusion remains

Solar chaos in India India wants to increase its solar capacity by 33x times in the next 7 years and is pushing its state owned companies […]
May 15, 2015

Huge gap in grandiose Indian state power plans and ground realities

State Power plans – fact or fiction The Indian federal government wants to raise the solar RPO to 8%, from 3% when even the 3% is […]
May 13, 2015

More credit (no pun intended) for India’s solar energy as government makes it a priority sector

Funding for Solar in India One of the biggest problems in attaining India’s target of 100 GW will be the massive capital required, as solar energy […]
May 11, 2015

China increases its dominance in the global Solar Industry, with 70% global marketshare in Solar Panels

China Solar Panel marketshare increases to 70% China has increased its dominance in the global solar industry, with the marketshare of its domestic solar panel makers […]
May 8, 2015

India could increase its solar RPO target from 3% to 8% in order to meet 100 GW target

RPO to increase to 8% in India India’s government is thinking of increasing its solar renewable purchase obligation target from around 3% to 8%, in order […]
May 6, 2015

List of Solar Panel Manufacturers in India – Local & International

Updated on: 2nd June 2016 List of Solar Panel/ Module Manufacturing Companies in India 1) Tata Power Solar Headquartered in Bangalore, Tata Power Solar has a […]
May 4, 2015

China sets new world record in 2014

China Solar 2014 China the leading solar hub have set new records in the last year, 2014. The country produced the largest quantities of solar products […]
April 23, 2015

Big tech firms push solar energy to bolster their green credentials – SunPower and First Solar major gainers

Apple and SunPower to build solar plants in China The technological giant Apple makes another move towards solar energy. The company is thinking of supporting the […]
April 21, 2015

Polysilicon prices down at $16 per kg

Polysilicon Prices Since the imposition of anti-dumping duties on polysilicon imported from Europe, USA and South Korea by China, the polysilicon has become cheaper elsewhere. The […]
April 20, 2015

Vikram Solar to start Solar Cell manufacturing

Vikram Solar collaborates with European Companies Vikram Solar an Indian PV module manufacturer headquartered in Kolkata, West Bengal is now extending its production capacity to include […]
April 16, 2015

NextEra Energy faces heat from Solar companies over its Hawaiin deal

NextEra to merge with Hawaiin Electric Industries NextEra Energy is a leading renewable energy provider, focusing on wind and solar energy in North America. It reported […]
April 15, 2015

SolarEdge IPO

SolarEdge IPO SolarEdge deals in the solar electronics industry. It is a solar  microinverter company, that optimizes the power from solar panels. The company designs inverters […]
April 14, 2015

Assam to set up a new 40 MW Solar Facility

Solar Power in Assam The Assam Government has agreed to provide 800 bigha of land to set up a solar power facility, which is expected to […]
April 13, 2015

A 65-75 MW Solar Plant in Jordan

Jordan to build a Solar plant The Middle East has plenty of oil reserves, and the government loves its petrodollars. However with the current instability in […]
April 9, 2015

Solar Drive everywhere – After India and China its the UAE

Solar in UAE Renewable energy is making big news these days. Lots of countries have realized the alarming effects of using oil and coal which are […]
April 8, 2015

Vivint Solar to support President Obama’s Solar Drive

More Solar jobs in USA President Obama in his recent initiative to boost solar energy announced 75000 new solar jobs. This will be achieved by a […]
April 7, 2015

More Sunshine in the Sunshine State of Florida

Florida Solar Power Florida has plans to install ~500 MW of solar power by 2024. Florida, the sunshine state of USA is currently ranking 13th in […]
April 6, 2015

The largest Polysilicon manufacturer REC, enters the largest solar market of China

REC Silicon to manufacture in China REC Silicon is a Norway based solar company, manufacturing polysilicon and silane gases for solar and semiconductor industry. The company […]