India

December 12, 2012

India's State Owned Power Equipment maker appeals for protection from Solar Dumping

BHEL Protests against Cheap Solar Products India’s state owned capital equipment maker BHEL has joined the Indian solar manufacturers in protesting against cheap solar panel products. […]
December 12, 2012

Global Solar Panel Wars – The Complete Story till Now

Why are the Global Solar Panel Wars Occurring Chinese solar panel producers have increased their market share rapidly in the last 4-5 years displacing the dominant […]
December 11, 2012

Bio Energy in India : Issues and Challenges

Issues and Challenges of Biomass Energy in India The various issues and challenges faced by biomass power plants as well as the major barriers impeding an […]
December 10, 2012

Do RBI rate cuts really matter to the common man?

In the crucial financial time, where the cash flow in the economy seems to decrease and poor performance of the stock market and the Indian economy […]
December 7, 2012

Why Coal is set to become biggest fuel source in next couple of years

Coal – the Biggest Fuel The recent travails of coal companies in the USA due to low natural gas prices has led many people to think […]
December 7, 2012

Why the prospects of India's first Nuclear Energy Stock "Nuclear Power Corporation of India" are dim

Nuclear Power Corporation of India India’s cash strapped government has been trying to sell shares of public sector undertakings in 2012 without much success. The general […]
December 7, 2012

Indian Solar Developers Strategy to fight Anti Dumping Case against imports of Cheap Solar Panels

India recently joined the global solar trade wars with the Ministry of Commerce starting an investigation into dumping of solar cells on a complaint made by […]
December 6, 2012

Issues of the Indian Service Sector – Classification of services, GDP, Outsourcing & Growth Rate

Among fast growing developing countries, India is distinctive for the role of the service sector. Where earlier developers grew by exporting labor-intensive manufactures, India has relied […]
December 6, 2012

Biofuel Producers in India benefit from 5% mandatory blending in fuel

The Indian Government has finally come out with a policy mandating 5% compulsory blending of ethanol with fuel. The Oil Marketing Companies will have to procure […]
December 5, 2012

Solar Pumps in India offer a stunningly low 4 year payback period over Diesel Agricultural Pumps

Will Solar Pumps replace Diesel Pumps in India While Solar Panels in India gets all the attention and publicity, other solar products in India like solar […]
December 5, 2012

India Power and Infra Conglomerates look to China Development Bank for Survival

Indian Power and Infrastructure Companies like GMR, Lanco, GVK, Reliance Infrastructure have been making continued losses in the past couple of years and have been unable […]
December 5, 2012

Indian Renewable Energy Certificate market crashes with only 10% RECs sold and that too at the floor price

Indian Renewable Energy Mandate not Met India’s much hyped market based renewable energy incentive system of “Renewable Energy Certificate” (REC) has crashed. The REC market which […]
December 4, 2012

India reduces Solar Panel Plant prices by 20% to $1.5/watt and Solar Thermal Plants' by 10% to $2.2/watt

Solar Plant Price Reduction in India The rapid decrease in solar panel prices has led to a sharp decrease in overall solar system prices, with the […]
December 3, 2012

Rajasthan Solar Energy Policy – What you want to Know

India’s western state of Rajasthan which had won the lion’s share of solar panel projects under India’s central subsidy scheme has come out with a state […]
December 2, 2012

Importance Of Agriculture in India

Agriculture Industry in India It is needless to say that the agriculture industry provides the principal means of livelihood for over 58.4% of India’s population. India […]
November 30, 2012

Indian Corruptonomics – Illegal Iron Mining benefits Vale, BHP and Rio Tinto as Exports Drop 90%

Illegal Mining and Environmental Degradation has been a major problem in India with corruption spread across the political and business spectrum. Millions of tons of iron […]
November 30, 2012

Why Noida Toll Bridge is a multi bagger despite valued at just 23% of Regulatory Asset Base

by Anandh Sundar Noida Toll Bridge Noida Toll Bridge’s present enterprise value is around Rs 550 crores, but it has a regulatory asset base recoverable of […]
November 30, 2012

Top Indian Media Honchos in Jail over Bribe allegations by Jindal Group in Coal Scam

Indian Media in Coal Scam The massive coal scam which is the latest in the series of billion dollar scams afflicting India in recent times has […]
November 29, 2012

India joins the Global Solar War – Anti Dumping investigation against China, USA , Malaysia and Taiwan

India joins the Solar Wars Global Solar Wars have been going on for some time now with the major world players like US, EU and China […]
November 29, 2012

Finally some common sense as Off Grid Solar and Rooftop Solar to get priority in India's JNNSM Phase 2

India’s federal solar subsidy policy JNNSM Phase 2 will see a shift in emphasis from large solar farms to grid connected solar rooftop and off grid […]
November 28, 2012

1000 MW up for grabs at 15c/KwH for Solar Energy Developers in Andhra Pradesh

The southern state of Andhra Pradesh is set to soon announce a policy under which it will sign PPAs for 1000 MW of solar energy capacity […]
November 27, 2012

Cash Reserve Ratio "By" the Banking System but is it "For" the Indian Banking System

Cash Reserve Ratio Of late we have been hearing about the ongoing debate in the Indian economy pertaining to CRR. One of the best suggestions recently […]
November 27, 2012

Infrastructure firms in India sunk in sea due to high Debt, Execution issues and no Fuel

Indian Infrastructure Ship sinking Almost all of India’s major consturction and infrastructure companies have seen losses in the current quarter and expected to be in the […]
November 26, 2012

Why Global PE firms are bullish on Corporate Lending in India

Corporate Lending in India KKR &Co. needs no introduction of its own. Its known to all as the leading private-equity (PE) giant and is famous worldwide […]
November 23, 2012

Stagflation in India – Fact or Fiction

Stagflation The Indian stock markets have been going up recently on some reluctant economic reforms done by the Government. Note most of these piecemeal changes have […]
November 23, 2012

Obama’s win: What it means for Indian markets and economy

Obama’s Anti-outsourcing Policy Barack Obama’s anti-outsourcing ads have helped him in being re-elected as US President. Over the past few months the US president has released […]
November 20, 2012

Wind Energy in World’s third largest market to see a boost from higher state tariffs and GBI

Wind Energy in India has recently seen a sharp dip in investment and gloominess amongst the wind energy companies. Top global wind turbine companies like Gamesa […]
November 16, 2012

Chinese PV Panel maker Renesola starts production in India to circumvent Duties

Renesola in India Chinese solar panel producers are facing duties and investigations on dumping of solar panels from multiple countries. While USA has already imposed 35% […]
November 16, 2012

Gold Trading in India sees 81% jump to 4 tons on auspicious Hindu gold buying “Dhanteras”

Surge in Gold Buying India which is the second largest buyer of gold in the world saw a massive jump in gold ETF trading on the […]