INDIAN MARKETS

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 a feedback effect where lower financing leads to lower growth which in turn leads to lower demand for credit. The Indian GDP fell to below 5% and there are...

SOLAR ENERGY

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 believe in the power of solar energy, you may have thought about becoming a photovoltaic installer. These professionals are responsible for installing and maintaining panels that use the natural...

WIND ENERGY

Wind Capacity in India Stagnates without any Major Demand Driver

India Wind Industry Challenges Wind energy capacity has shown a flat year in 2019 in terms of capacity additions at around 2.5 GW as the industry has stagnated due to apathetic policy, lack of growth in the market and issues in getting land and transmission. After a trailblazing year in 2017 when the industry grew...

CLIMATE CHANGE

Low Solar Prices Crash the Indian Thermal Power Market Price by almost 25%

The Indian thermal power sector is seeing huge distress due to the lower solar and wind prices which is making it very hard to sell coal-generated power in India. While solar power prices can be now bought at INR 2.5/kWh, thermal coal power prices were found to be quite high at INR 4.24/kWh in the...

GREEN STOCKS

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 such as Moser Baer and Indo Solar have gone bankrupt leading to a complete loss for investors in these scrips. Despite the industry maturing, the losses have not stopped...

WORLD ECONOMY & MARKETS

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 coming from China. The major Chinese companies have continuously added capacity at a far greater level than global demand as they look to kill their competitors through sheer scale...

TECHNOLOGY

Is Hyperloop Just A Case of Hyperbole or Will It Disrupt The Transport Industry

Can Hyperloop Disrupt The Transport Industry Hyperloop has gathered vast amounts of media attention in the past few years and is said to be the next big thing in transportation industry set to disrupt the trillion dollar industry. However, the hype around Hyperloop has failed to produce anything concrete till date, unlike Electric Vehicles which are...