INDIAN MARKETS

Large European Utilities Aggressively Enter New Energy Services By Gobbling Up Startups

Companies facing disruption from RE European utilities have been the first utilities to face disruption from renewable energy with many of them seeing their share prices and earnings plummet, with renewable energy penetration ramping up rapidly in many of the European countries like Germany, Denmark, Spain, UK etc. These companies realize the danger to the traditional...

SOLAR ENERGY

Printable Solar Sheets – Cheaper And Lighter Than Conventional Solar Panels

Printable Solar Sheets/ Paper Thin Solar Panels Printable Solar Sheets? Yes you heard it right! Now you can power your home with printable sheets made using solar technology. Ideal for those who want to explore solar, are skeptical about installing rooftop solar or have weak roof structures and remote areas without electricity. The technology was pioneered...

WIND ENERGY

Is Wind Energy in India Dead?

Fate of Wind Energy in India Despite tall claims by the Indian government that they would bring in a large number of reverse auctions to augment the Indian wind energy capacity which touched a new record last year, the industry is in a very gloomy state. “Wind, this year, is dead,” as per Sunil Jain,...

CLIMATE CHANGE

Why Oil Giant Shell May Go The Kodak Way!

Slow and Steady Won’t Win The Race Oil and gas giant Shell which had sold off its solar energy division in the last decade is planning a slow return once again. The prospects for oil and gas over the long term is not that great with the rapid evolution of solar, wind and EV technologies....

GREEN STOCKS

Why Indian Solar Developers Are Quite Dumb In Their Financial Projections and Risk Assessment

Importance of Proper Financial & Risk Assessment of a Project Indian infrastructure developers have been one of the worst developers in the world in terms of getting their financial and risk assessment. They routinely ignore risks and bid aggressively for major infrastructure projects making preposterous financial projections and assumptions in a bid to win at...

WORLD ECONOMY & MARKETS

USA Solar Manufacturers and Developers Fight A Bitter Battle As Trump Decision Awaited

High Minimum Import Prices for Solar Components The USA solar manufacturers are fighting a last ditch battle to save the solar industry in the USA as two of the biggest solar manufactures Suniva and Solarworld pitch for their petition to impose high minimum import prices for solar cells and modules under Section 201. These two...

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...