INDIAN MARKETS

Indian Government Banks Remain Reluctant Lenders to Green Power Projects

Green Loans India India requires hundreds of billions of dollars in funding for its 500 GW of green power capacity that is supposed to come up by 2030 as part of its climate change mitigation efforts as per the Paris climate change treaty. However, India’s government-owned banks have not done much to support the government...

SOLAR ENERGY

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 price erosion for solar products. The Indian government in its usual muddle-headed policymaking failed to take cognizance in time, only focusing on reducing solar power costs without worrying about...

WIND ENERGY

Why Job Creation Has slowed Down in the Renewable Energy Sector

Renewable Energy Jobs – India Solar and wind energy are not only helping in reducing our carbon footprint but are also huge generators of jobs. According to the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), 1 MW of wind power creates 1.27 job-years of employment. Similarly, 1 MW of rooftop solar capacity can create 24.72 job-years, while ground-mounted...

CLIMATE CHANGE

Why Switching to Renewable Energy Sources Is a Top Priority

It’s something of an unsettling fact that our society is almost entirely dependent upon fossil fuels. While the combustion of fossil fuels has been a ‘necessary evil’ for the development of most industrial nations, we have to come to terms with the reality that we can no longer use fossil fuels as the primary energy...

GREEN STOCKS

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 price erosion for solar products. The Indian government in its usual muddle-headed policymaking failed to take cognizance in time, only focusing on reducing solar power costs without worrying about...

WORLD ECONOMY & MARKETS

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 has become the dominating global force in these industries. The country through its state apparatus ensures that multiple companies fight it out viciously amongst each other leading to lower...

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...