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June 1, 2020

Australia’s Regulation to Remotely Control Solar Rooftop System raises the Hackles of some

The Australian energy market operator has brought in a regulation by which it will be able to remotely control the operation of private rooftop solar systems […]
May 26, 2020

Solar Cables, Benefits and Types

Cables and wires are considered as arteries and veins of any electrical power system. In most cases, electricity is generated in one place and is consumed in […]
May 25, 2020

COVID Crisis allows Indian Solar Companies to Opportunistically Rescind on Irrationally bid Contracts

The COVID crisis has caused a major social and economic dislocation around the world and India too has been drastically affected due to a very strict […]
May 6, 2020

Solar Energy Continues to See Super Low Prices in Recent Auctions just like Normal Times

The global solar industry has not been unaffected by the COVID crisis as the whole world economy contracts due to shutdowns affected in almost every other […]
May 4, 2020

Interest in Indian Solar Assets remains High Despite COVID Crisis

Interest in the Indian solar industry and assets remains as high as ever amongst foreign investors despite the COVID crisis as well as other setbacks faced in […]
April 28, 2020

USA Keeps the Pressure on China with Tariffs on Bifacial Solar Panel Imports

Solar energy was one of the first fronts of the trade war between the USA and China which had started as early as 2016. Under Trump, […]
April 23, 2020

New Solar-run Animal Scaring Device

New Application of Sun’s Energy Solar energy because of its modular nature is about to find a wide variety of applications which is not possible by […]
April 22, 2020

Fragmented Rooftop Solar Industry may see a Major Consolidation due to the COVID Onslaught

India’s solar rooftop industry is highly fragmented as is the case with the rest of the world with many small players existing in the market as […]
April 13, 2020

3 Types of Solar Inverters That You Can Choose From

Power cuts can be very disrupting and interrupt your day-to-day jobs. So, how do you load your run when power cuts occur? Equipping your home with […]
April 8, 2020

Indian State of Haryana denies Solar Energy Connections for fear of Power Loss

The India distribution utilities which are mostly owned by the state governments have been pushing back against solar energy deployment particularly hard in recent times as […]
April 7, 2020

Comprehensive COVID-19 Impact on Indian Clean Energy Sector

The COVID-19 crisis has upended the whole world with no one having a playbook or precedence to decide or act upon. The complete lockdown of a […]
March 26, 2020

Tips for Becoming a Successful Solar Installer

Solar energy is all the rage nowadays. It’s a greener way to power a home and it’s also a wonderful way to save money. If you […]
March 13, 2020

Another Renewable Energy Company Flops in the Indian Stock Market

Renewable energy companies have a torrid history in the Indian stock markets with almost all of them hurting investors with massive losses. Some of the companies […]
March 12, 2020

As Capital Dries up for India’s Solar Industry, Project Assets Get Sold to Raise Cash

The Indian financing industry has seen a sharp slowdown since the IL&FS crisis with credit growth slowing down sharply for the overall Indian economy. This has […]
March 11, 2020

Chinese Solar Companies Continue to Add Capacity at a Frenetic Pace to Kill Competitors

The Chinese solar industry is by far the dominant country in terms of solar product manufacturing with 9 of the top 10 manufactures of solar panels […]
March 4, 2020

Japanese Conglomerate Panasonic gives up on Solar Energy

During the early parts of the century, Japanese companies such as Sanyo, Panasonic, and Mitsubishi along with Sharp were the dominant manufacturers of solar products globally […]
March 3, 2020

Chinese Solar Goliath Longi to become even bigger by Swallowing Zhejiang Yize’s 10 GW Capacity

Chinese solar company Longi has transformed the global solar industry by managing to produce monocrystalline solar ingots and wafers at a much lower cost than the […]
March 2, 2020

India’s Desert state Rajasthan looks to Massively build 30 GW of Solar Capacity

India’s western state of Rajasthan has the most abundant solar resource in India with large tracts of low-cost land with high solar insolation available. The state […]
February 28, 2020

Korean Polysilicon Makers Shut Down Unable to Compete with Low-cost Chinese Companies

The upstream part of the solar supply chain was the only part where Chinese companies were not dominating the market completely. Due to the complex chemical […]
February 24, 2020

Australia’s Climate Skeptic Government brings Large Renewable Energy to a Halt

Australia like most of the Anglo Saxon countries such as the USA and Canada have been extremely reluctant to make meaningful contributions towards the fight against […]
February 19, 2020

Another Major Indian State attacks the Exponential Growth of Rooftop Solar Energy

Sad State of Rooftop Solar in Indian States The Indian rooftop solar sector has been growing by leaps and bounds despite the Indian power distribution utilities […]
February 18, 2020

Weird – Payment Defaulting Indian State plans Another 10000 MW of Solar Plants

The Indian renewable energy industry has been facing a major challenge as the state of Andhra Pradesh in the south of India is refusing to honor […]
February 17, 2020

UK Looks to Tap the Burgeoning African Solar Market

The United Kingdom after Brexit faces a challenge in boosting economic growth and has to look for newer pastures apart from Europe where it can generate […]
February 13, 2020

Indian Coal Supply Chain Faces Existential Crisis

Solar vs Coal Solar energy has always been criticized by fossil fuel proponents by saying that solar energy is intermittent and unpredictable and cannot ever replace […]
February 12, 2020

India’s Solar Dependence Risk on China Materializes with the Coronavirus Epidemic

The Indian solar industry has been growing by leaps and bounds in the last five years, thanks to the falling prices of solar panels and supportive […]
February 11, 2020

Solar Desalination gets A Boost From New Technologies to Solve the World’s Water Problem

Solar energy because of its versatile and modular nature can be used in a wide variety of applications, unlike other energy sources that can mostly be […]
February 10, 2020

Turning to Solar for Cleaner Waste Management

Waste management is a necessity that most people do not think about. The most challenging aspect of waste management is making sure that the waste is […]
February 7, 2020

Solar Power is on the Rise

Solar power installations are on the rise in North America. In early 2019 the US experienced a 10% increase in direct current due to solar power. […]
February 6, 2020

As Upstream Solar Companies Sink due to Low Prices, Large Chinese Solar Panel Makers make huge Profits

The fall in Chinese demand in 2019 had led to a sharp fall in the prices of the upstream solar supply chain namely polysilicon, wafers, and […]
February 4, 2020

India to Bring a Customs Duty on Solar Cells and Panels to Promote “Make in India”

As India grapples with a rising trade deficit against China (more than $58 billion annually), the government has imposed import duties on a range of goods […]