Solar Power Plant on Ukraine’s Wasteland The Chernobyl nuclear disaster had laid waste to a large swathe of land in Ukraine which has been lying unused since that time almost 30 years ago. Nuclear energy as we have written is a very useful source of energy but has tail risks which just have too great […]

FSLR Plans to Launch a Super Large And Cheap Solar Panel Western solar manufacturers face an existential crisis almost every few years, as the Chiense solar industry ramps up capacity at an exponential phase leading to an unexpectedly massive decrease in solar panel costs. The last downturn in 2012 had weeded out most of the […]

Global Overcapacity in Solar Industry Unlike the last downturn, large Chinese solar companies such as Canadian Solar, JA Solar, Hanwha Q-Cells and Jinko Solar have reported stellar results with gross margins in the mid teens level. This is in sharp contrast to the Taiwanese and western companies that are reporting large losses. A global manufacturing […]

India‚Äôs Adani conglomerate is looking to build a portfolio of 1500 MW of solar power capacity in Australia and is already in advanced stages to build two larges grid scale solar utility projects in that country. The company has been facing a huge amount of delay in getting approvals for developing the giant multi-billion dollar […]

Coal will die Coal has been the mainstay of power generation in almost all major countries such as USA, India and China. Hundreds of gigawatts of thermal power are installed in almost all regions in the world and provide the bulk of modern power generation. However, recent technology changes and increasing concerns over climate change […]

Where will Solar Industry Go From Here… Solar energy has been witnessing an overwhelming response from all around the world. The technology has not only been successful on grounds of its green credentials, but also a sharp decline in its prices. The solar panel prices have plunged almost 40% in the past few quarters. Much […]