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

A Solar Smart Flower For Your Backyard!

Solar Flower Another breakthrough solar innovation of today’s times is a Smart Flower Solar device. Designed for people who do not want to put up a rooftop solar system and have ample space in their backyard, solar smart flower comes as a ready solution. A solar flower is a fully integrated, all-in-one plug-and-play solar system....

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

900 GW is India’s Estimated Renewable Energy Potential

Source Wise Power Installed Capacity in India The total installed capacity has reached to 310 GW with generation mix of thermal (69.4%), renewable (14.8%), hydro (13.9%) and nuclear (1.9%). Clearly, renewable energy has registered an impressive growth in the last couple of years, becoming the second largest source of power in India after thermal sources....

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...