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September 18, 2019

Floating Solar Energy – The Next Big Driver for Renewable Energy in India

The floating solar energy technology has been making huge leaps in cost reduction and technology improvement in the last couple of years, mostly under the radar […]
September 10, 2019

Approved List of Models and Manufacturers by MNRE

The MNRE has decided to publish a list of approved models and manufacturers for solar cells and PV modules complying with the BIS norms. The list […]
September 9, 2019

More Solar Power to Kerala – Soura Program

The southern state of Kerala is making rapid strides towards increasing its solar power capacity. Though the state receives high solar radiation all through the year, it […]
September 5, 2019

Solar Skin Design – For Aesthetically-focused Solar Shoppers

One of the major issues for aesthetically-focused solar shoppers is the fact that solar panel installation on their rooftops distorts the beauty of their homes. They […]
September 3, 2019

Indian Solar Manufacturers Cry Foul Over Opposition to Source Domestic Cells for Solar Agri Scheme

India recently launched a hugely ambitious solar powered water pump scheme in which 1.75 million off-grid solar pumps, 1 million grid-connected solar pumps and 10,000 MW […]
August 29, 2019

Solar Rooftop Attractiveness Index in India

Solar Rooftop Attractiveness Index India recently launched the solar rooftop attractiveness index called SARAL in which states are ranked according to their attractiveness in terms of investors […]
August 27, 2019

India’s New Plans for Mega Renewable Energy Plants are Mega Mistakes in the Making

The Indian government once again has put new plans for developing mega renewable energy at the forefront. As per the new plan, 1600 MW sized plants […]
August 26, 2019

Grid Parity Unleashes Another Solar Surge Globally

The long-awaited grid parity had arrived in the last couple of years in multiple places such as India where both solar and wind prices are now […]
August 22, 2019

India’s Confused Safeguard Duty on Solar Panel Imports Fails to Spur Manufacturing in the Country

The Indian manufacturing industry has seen numerous bankruptcies and closures over the last few years as predatory pricing from Chinese solar panel giants led to massive […]
August 16, 2019

China Dominates New Age Manufacturing Industries with “Survival of the Fittest Chinese” Principle

China’s industrial strategy of dominating new industries through massive state support in the form of billions of dollars in loans and subsidies has ensured that it […]
August 13, 2019

The Once Prosperous Polysilicon Industry is Down in the Dumps

The polysilicon industry saw huge profits in the early days of the solar industry with a few players and limited supply. The price of polysilicon on […]
August 8, 2019

China USA Trade War fails to Throttle the Growth of the Solar Industry

The USA China trade war has ratcheted up in the last 18 months with USA imposing more and more duties on Chinese imports which has itself […]
August 7, 2019

Portugal sees a Low of 1.6 cents/ unit in a Gigawatt Solar Tender Marking Another Record

The world has become somewhat immune to the repeated news chatter of a new record low in solar prices. Given last year, almost every month used […]
August 1, 2019

Australia Plans a 10 GW Solar Farm to Supply Green Power to Singapore

Plans to export solar power to other countries is not a new concept and the most famous example was Desertec where a plan was to build […]
July 31, 2019

Global Solar Industry to Scale the 100 GW Mark in 2019

Economics make Solar the Obvious Choice The global solar industry continues to grow as economics have made solar energy the cheapest source of energy in large areas of […]
July 29, 2019

A Southern State’s Crazy Policy Revision Threatens India’s Entire Renewable Energy Sector

Despite having achieved economic grid parity with fossil fuels, renewable energy is still subject to the whims and fancies of government policies around the world. Power […]
July 25, 2019

Bad News For The Indian Rooftop Segment as A Dozen EPC Players Down Shutters

Tough financial conditions, falling margins, and record-low tariffs have led to a dire situation for the EPC rooftop solar players in India. Almost twelve such companies […]
July 19, 2019

After Monkeys and Fire, it is Floods This Time

#MadhyaPradeshFloods #SolarPanelsInMPFloods We, at Greenworldinvestor, have been one of the biggest advocates of solar energy. The renewable source of energy has slowly become one of the […]
July 17, 2019

Despite the Safeguard Duty, Chinese Solar Products Own 80% of the Indian Market

The Indian solar manufacturing industry was expected to see a revival with the imposition of a 25% safeguard duty on imports of solar cells and modules […]
July 11, 2019

5 Tips For Using a Solar Electric Fence Charger On Your Farm 

Owning and operating a farm in 2019 can be a challenge and an expensive endeavor. Then again, nobody gets into the farming business because it is […]
July 10, 2019

India Pays USA in the Same Coin at WTO on Illegal Solar Subsidies

USA made India remove its domestic content requirements (DCR) a couple of years ago for solar panel projects by moving the WTO as it violated the […]
July 8, 2019

Indian Government Grows More Aggressive On RE Targets

India is running the most impressive renewable energy program in the world. The country has an installed renewable energy capacity of about 80 GW currently, and […]
July 4, 2019

Andhra Pradesh RE Sector On Shaky Grounds

Over the years, the southern state of Andhra Pradesh has become the leading solar state, with massive solar and wind installations. In the last five years, the state has witnessed growth […]
July 3, 2019

Gujarat Slum Dwellers Get Free Solar Power

#SolarForACause We, at Greenworldinvestor, have always promoted stories where Solar has been used for a social cause. With the rising popularity of solar technology, easy accessibility, […]
July 1, 2019

Implications of the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) Program

Solar technology has shown a phenomenal performance all around the world over recent years, with it reaching grid parity almost everywhere on the globe. The technology […]
June 27, 2019

India Ups Its RE Target from 175 GW to 500 GW by 2030

The Modi government has been a pro-renewable energy government. As soon as the government came into power, it announced a yet another ambitious target to install […]
June 24, 2019

How To Improve Your Neighborhood's Street Lights

Neighborhoods are the hub where families are made, homes are built, expensive assets are stored, talents are nurtured, and futures are shaped. Everyone has a memory […]
June 20, 2019

Water Crisis in the Solar Industry

Efficient Use Of Water in Solar Scarcity of Water is a looming threat for our generation. India itself is facing acute water shortage as a result […]
June 18, 2019

Corporates Going 100 Per Cent Renewable: Now A Reality

In 2018, a total of 13.4 GW of clean power was purchased by companies globally, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance. This was a record amount […]
June 13, 2019

China Solar Installations could Fall 10%-50% this year

China moves to a Market Driven Mechanism The Chinese solar market is the major driver of solar panel prices globally given that it accounts for around […]