INDIAN MARKETS

Masala Bonds – Are they worth the yield?

Masala Bonds After Dim Sum bonds, it is the turn of the Masala Bonds to make a mark in the international markets. Masala bonds are normal bonds which are denominated in Indian rupees. They are good from the perspective of the issuer, as it takes away the foreign exchange risks and also allow them to...

SOLAR ENERGY

Rooftop Solar Panels

We at Greenworldinvestor, have time and again how rooftop solar is gaining traction worldwide. Land being a major constraint in developing economies, rooftop solar is becoming the preferred choice amongst masses. India itself is expecting to install 40 GW of rooftop solar by 2022. To promote rooftop solar in the country, the government has also...

WIND ENERGY

With India turning Power Surplus, Wind producers face large losses due to curtailment by Utilities

More Problems for Wind Energy in India We at Greenworldinvestor, have already discussed how wind energy in India is facing pressure from the lower prices of solar energy being generated. With solar power being priced at INR 4.5-5/kWh, wind producers are facing difficulty in signing PPAs with utilities for higher prices. Also with solar prices...

CLIMATE CHANGE

The Effect of Global Transport on Climate Change

Global Transport & Climate Change Global Transport unsurprisingly is a prominent contributor to global emissions and pollution. The majority consists of the movement of cars and light-duty trucks, and the remaining from trains, ships, airplanes among other vehicles. The majority of greenhouse gases and CO2 emissions are the result of the combustion of petroleum based...

GREEN STOCKS

Rooftop Solar Panels

We at Greenworldinvestor, have time and again how rooftop solar is gaining traction worldwide. Land being a major constraint in developing economies, rooftop solar is becoming the preferred choice amongst masses. India itself is expecting to install 40 GW of rooftop solar by 2022. To promote rooftop solar in the country, the government has also...

WORLD ECONOMY & MARKETS

Solar Panel Prices in 2016 from now on depends mainly on Chinese demand trajectory

Solar panel Prices Solar panel prices have come under pressure in the last couple of months, with the revision in the feed in tariffs for solar projects in China. China has become the biggest demand source for solar panels accounting for 30% of the global demand. While other countries continue to be a stable market...

TECHNOLOGY

Luxury/ Expensive Smartphones in India – Top Picks 2016

The Indian Smartphone Industry – 2016 India has become the second largest market for smartphones, beating USA. India has a large growing population, with increasing demand for smartphones. India has a huge potential for this industry, with the smartphone penetration still below 30%. Samsung was the largest vendor for smartphones in India. Micromax, Lenovo, Intex...