There have been numerous industry rumors that Spain may cut back on the guaranteed FIT rates that it has given to solar plants in the past.This would not only cause a huge amount of problem for renewable energy in Spain but have repercussions throughout the world as private investors in renewable energy¬† rethink about the […]

I have never been a fan of carbon credit mechanism under the Kyoto Protocol.While it is a market driven mechanism it has features which allow it to be gamed ,if not defrauded by connected people and organizations.Why should a hotel for example get a carbon credit for increasing energy efficiency for installing CFL lights while […]

Markets were back up to previous levels after a bailout package for Greece got an assent from the Germans and the IMF.But the condition of southern Europe continues to be precarious as unemployment continues to be high and the health of the whole European financial sector remains in a critical state. Spanish unemployment tops 20% […]

With Obama’s election there were lots of hope on the climate change issue with regards to the USA. Under the previous Republican administrations US was actively trying to kill each and every initiative on climate change , so it was assumed that Obama would change that . But except for token measures under ARRA , […]

Copenhagen was a disaster and there has been no agreement on how to proceed with policies on a global basis to deal with the ever growing problem of climate change and global warming. Its each country adopting its own policies and targets with reducing carbon emissions, which can only work on a local or at […]

First Solar beat the estimates and the gudiance soundly as it prone to do leading to a major stock rally . The stock went up due to the bearish sentiment plus the large short interest on the stock.However there might be some reasons that the stock might be a relative loser¬† in the long term […]