INDIAN MARKETS

Indian Power Developers Continue To Face The Whimsical Ways Of The Buying Utilities Leading To Litigation

The Indian power industry is a tough place with falling prices and utilities which refuse to honor their past commitments. The whole Indian electricity sector is undergoing a massive upheaval with prices dropping drastically with both solar and wind prices in recent auctions going below the INR 2.5/kWh mark or less than USD 4 cents/unit....

SOLAR ENERGY

India’s Proposed Safeguard Duty On Solar Panels Sets The Cat Among Pigeons

Safeguard Duty On Solar Panel Import in India The Directorate General of Safeguards, Customs and Central Excise has found a preliminary case of imposing a 70% safeguard duty on the import of solar panels into India. The quantum of the duty is much higher than what would have been dreamed by the petitioners who belong...

WIND ENERGY

Global Wind Turbine Industry Sees Growing Volumes But Decreasing Margins As Governments Get Smarter

Trends in The Global Wind Turbine Industry The global wind turbine industry is going through another major turning point as margins have started to shrink sharply due to governments setting up new wind energy capacity usage rules. The world’s top two players Vestas and Gamesa-Siemens saw their recent quarterly results being hit hard by lower...

CLIMATE CHANGE

Is the Future of Heating Going to Get Greener?

Guest Post The world is changing rapidly, and so is the quality of the ecosystem. As human beings, we strive for a comfortable lifestyle, one that is often achieved through wasteful and harmful behaviors. Staying warm indoors is a common practice for most. Although there is more than one way to heat your home, have...

GREEN STOCKS

Indian Power Developers Continue To Face The Whimsical Ways Of The Buying Utilities Leading To Litigation

The Indian power industry is a tough place with falling prices and utilities which refuse to honor their past commitments. The whole Indian electricity sector is undergoing a massive upheaval with prices dropping drastically with both solar and wind prices in recent auctions going below the INR 2.5/kWh mark or less than USD 4 cents/unit....

WORLD ECONOMY & MARKETS

Australia Continues To Put Up Solar Energy At Record Pace As Retail Electricity Prices Remain Too High

The distorted electricity market in Australia is the biggest factor in the record pace of solar installations being seen in the country. Australia racked up more than 1 GW in solar capacity in 2017 with most of the installation being less than 10 kW in size. Unlike other countries, Australia has built most of its...

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...