INDIAN MARKETS

The low cost high quality smartphone market becomes a tough fight between Google and Microsoft

The Smartphone Market The emerging markets are rapidly shifting towards smartphones leaving behind feature phones, with more than half of the mobile phones being sold today being smartphones. This is not a small number at more than 500 million annually. The growth is being primarily driven by the low cost emerging markets such as India,...

SOLAR ENERGY

Solar Module prices show sharp drop due to Geopolitical Tussles

Solar Module prices slash Solar module prices are declining sharply in global markets as the US-China anti–dumping tussle has led to stagnating demand and a build-up in inventory. Module prices have gone down to as low as 55c/watt from around 60-62c/watt, while solar cell prices are down to 35c/watt from around 40c/watt. Taiwanese companies are...

WIND ENERGY

Indian government looks to reinvigorate the flagging Wind Energy sector through NWEM and Offshore Wind Energy Agency

The Indian wind industry has been in doldrums in recent times, with the removal of long standing accelerated depreciation subsidy as well as the removal of generation based incentives. This coupled with inadequate transmission capacities has made wind energy slow down considerably. While GBI has been reintroduced, the animal spirits are missing in the wind...

CLIMATE CHANGE

IPCC acknowledges importance of Solar Energy in fighting Climate Change

Solar Energy can fight Climate Change We at Greenworldinvestor have always been very bullish about the prospects of solar energy growth, given the sharply declining costs, ease of implementation and its role in fighting climate change. Even IPCC is now acknowledging the same with its most recent 5th report putting solar energy as the most...

GREEN STOCKS

USA wrong in imposing Anti-dumping duties against China

After the whole roar of US Chinese solar trade wars, the World Trade Organization (WHO) has pointed out that US has violated certain rules of international trading in fixing the duties. As a result of which, US needs to revise the duties so as to be in conformity with international rules of trading. USA had...

WORLD ECONOMY & MARKETS

USA wrong in imposing Anti-dumping duties against China

After the whole roar of US Chinese solar trade wars, the World Trade Organization (WHO) has pointed out that US has violated certain rules of international trading in fixing the duties. As a result of which, US needs to revise the duties so as to be in conformity with international rules of trading. USA had...

TECHNOLOGY

Alion Energy resorts to Automation to reduce Solar Costs – seeks $25 million funds

Alion Energy, the California based company wants to reduce solar energy costs. Alion Energy was founded in 2008 and is an EPC and O&M solutions provider. Alion Inc. designs construction process for utility scale solar plants by using robotic installation technology, combined with the established construction industry practices. Alion Energy builds utility scale systems about 2x...