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November 5, 2012

Tamil Nadu Solar Energy Policy Review and Analysis – Why solar investors should sit up and take notice

New Solar Energy Policy in Tamil Nadu India’s electricity woes are known to Greenworldinvestor as we have been repeatedly highlighting the massive deficits suffered by individual […]
November 5, 2012

Why Street.com’s "Solar Panels Don’t Work" article is stupidity at best and paid propaganda at worst

More Misguided Information on Solar Energy In Greenworldinvestor.com we have repeatedly pointed out various useless and shallow research and media reports which try to cast solar […]
November 3, 2012

10 Must Read Solar Stories – What we found interesting!

1) India’s Renewable Energy Certificate market heavily oversupplied as state utilities renege on obligation 2) Global Solar Panel Revenues keep declining despite growing shipments as price […]
November 2, 2012

Brightsource raises $80 million – More Money Down the Drain?

I had profiled Brightsource energy as one of the their best solar startups in USA earlier, however things have changed dramatically in the interim with solar […]
November 2, 2012

Punjab looks to reduce $1 billion Electricity Subsidy to Farmers through Solar Energy

Solar Energy to Reduce Electricity Subsidy India’s state of Punjab is looking towards solar and biomass energy to reduce its massive electricity subsidy burden. Punjab is […]
November 1, 2012

Top Photovoltaic Inverter Companies face harsh 2013, despite high double digit Growth

Harsh Times for PV Inverter Companies Top Photovoltaic inverter companies are set to face challenging times in 2013 as global solar energy demand shifts from the […]
October 31, 2012

Why China’s State Grid attempt at Supporting Domestic Solar Industry will Fail

China’s Solar Industry which accounts for more than 60% of the global solar shipments is in deep trouble. The industry expanded far more rapidly than demand […]
October 29, 2012

Biggest US Solar Industry Problem is not China but Bureaucrats, Paperwork and Utilities

Red Tape in US Solar Industry The US Solar Industry has been hogging the news due to the solar panel trade battle with China where Anti […]
October 29, 2012

Black Solar Tuesday – Top Solar Companies Sunpower, Solar Frontier and Gintech fire hundreds of workers

Job Cuts in Solar Industry The solar industry crisis continues to take a massive toll on solar jobs as top solar companies Sunpower, Showa Shell and […]
October 28, 2012

Investing in Solar Panels for Home – 6 Things to Know Before Making the Move

Solar panels are an innovative product and through advances in technology, they have now been made affordable for modern day consumers. If you are thinking about […]
October 28, 2012

Thirteen Solar Stories that you can't miss

Bankrupt Organic solar cell producer Konarka acquired by German solar developer/installer Belectric Dow Corning announces it solar materials division South Africa to build out 421 MW […]
October 27, 2012

Instapark Solar Panels Review (5W, 10W, 15W, 20W, 30W,50W, 80W, All Black 100W Monocrystalline,130W, 180W, 360W ), 12V charge controller, Solar Charger Review

Instapark Instapark is a Solar Panel Distributor focusing on the North American market and was established in 2001. Besides Solar Modules, Instapark is also a major […]
October 26, 2012

Siemens $400 million Solar Acquisition goes to Zero as Giant Electrical Conglomerates cut losses in Solar

The Dying Solar Industry The massive losses seen by the Solar industry has been an ongoing feature for the last couple of years and given that […]
October 26, 2012

Solyndra rises from the Dead to Sue the Chinese Government, Banks and Solar Companies for its Death

Solyndra Solyndra which is one of the worst solar bankruptcies in recent time; and caused a major media backlash against Green Energy and the Obama Administration, […]
October 25, 2012

Now USA Solar Inverter Company Satcon goes Bust as Price Crash hits entire Solar Supply Chain

Solar Crisis hits Inverter Business Solar Panel Bankruptcies have been dime a dozen in the last couple of years, as a massive overcapacity led to  price […]
October 25, 2012

Sungrabber Solar Pool Heaters Review – Hot Water Heater and Panels Installation (Fafco Sungrabber solar pool heater, Panel Repair Plug)

Sungrabber Solar Pool Heating Sungrabber products are known for their Solar Pool Heating and Solar Water Heating. Rob Redman is the owner-manager who began building his […]
October 25, 2012

Japanese Solar Bubble grows Bigger and Bigger each Day – Bureaucrats Blind to Reality

Japanese Solar Bubble Solar Energy in Japan is seeing a huge boom in solar installations as the generous subsidy announced by the Government sees the entry […]
October 24, 2012

Simax Solar Panels Review (Simax 250w solar panels, Simax Kinguo 190w) – Cost, Specifications, Types, Efficiency, Warranty

Simax Simax Solar is an integrated Chinese manufacturer which makes silicon ingots, solar wafer, cells, modules and solar PV systems. Simax is a relatively small company […]
October 24, 2012

Rapidly Growing Solar Pie attracts the Birlas into India’s Solar Industry

Tatas & Birlas into SOLAR The Tatas and the Birlas are synonymous with industry in India being the oldest and biggest industrial groups. While the Tata […]
October 23, 2012

Why did SMA Stock implode by 31% and wash all Global Solar Stocks in Red

The biggest solar inverter company SMA Solar gave a startling forecast of an annual loss in 2013 catching the investors by surprise. Note greenworldinvestor has already […]
October 23, 2012

10 Solar Stories you must Read

Nosebleed – Solar Cells Prices now at a stunning low of 35c/watt (Believe it or not they were selling at more than $3/watt in 2008) Japanese […]
October 22, 2012

Take Your Money Out of The Bank And Invest In Solar

WE SHOULD withdraw our money from banks and invest in community solar projects, according to a top energy expert. Reza Shaybani, chairman of the British Photovoltaic […]
October 20, 2012

List of the Best Solar Energy Books – Top Free Online Textbook PDF Downloads

Why Good Solar Energy Knowledge is Scarce Getting a good understanding of solar energy is very difficult given the massive clutter given on the internet and […]
October 19, 2012

Global Solar Investment continues to Shine though Global Green Energy Dollars could Drop first time in 8 years

Solar Energy continued to dominate clean energy investment in the 3rd quarter of 2012 with more than double the money being invested in solar energy plants […]
October 19, 2012

Conergy Solar Panels Review

Conergy was founded in 1998. It offers all components for solar installation, solar power plants and related services. Conergy has 38 branch offices in 15 countries and […]
October 19, 2012

Foxconn made Solar Panels spell more trouble for Chinese Solar Manufacturers on Life Support

Foxconn & GCL together in China The world’s biggest solar wafer producer GCL has tied up with electronic OEM giant Foxconn to build the largest solar […]
October 18, 2012

Solar Energy Development Programmatic EIS (Solar PEIS) and Solar Energy Zones (SEZs) in USA for faster Solar Farm Development – What you want to know

What is a Solar Energy Zone Under the BLM’s solar energy development program alternative (program alternative), 17 areas would be identified as SEZs. A SEZ is […]
October 18, 2012

Chinese Solar Panels – Review of Cost, Quality, Brands, Modules on Sale

Chinese Solar Panel Industry China’s Solar Industry is the biggest in the world. Due to the low cost of Chinese solar panels, the market rose from […]
October 18, 2012

8 Solar Stories – What we Found Interesting

1. Conergy installs solar array in Spanish restaurant (13c/Kwh) cheaper than retail electricity price (20c/Kwh) 2. First Solar signs 100 MW MOU in Indonesia (will it […]
October 17, 2012

Australia exploits below cost Chinese Solar Panels while USA imposes Duties

China as a Boon for Australia Australia has seen its economy boom over the last 10 years, thanks to the voracious appetite for commodities from China. […]