INDIAN MARKETS

India’s Crazy Government – Left Hand Doesn’t Know What The Right Hand Is Doing

Indian Governance System The Indian governance system is a chaotic crazy, oversized and lethargic. The competence level except at the very top is quite pathetic. The accountability is even lower since there is almost zero firing in the sector. Most of the government employees live a sheltered, secure life and a government job in India...

SOLAR ENERGY

With Another Huge Bankruptcy, The West Will Come Down Hard On Chinese Solar Industry

Solarworld which was the largest maker of solar panels in the US and one of the largest in Europe has left the western governments a bit shell shocked. This comes shortly after another major bankruptcy of Suniva which was a big manufacturer of solar cells and panels. Suniva after its bankruptcy declaration had asked that the...

WIND ENERGY

India Wants To Auction 4 GW of Wind Power Tenders In 2017 But Who Will Buy

Is India’s 4GW of central auctions even feasible? India has reached a position of surplus power at the current point of time with most states facing the problem of excess power. Though hundreds of millions of people live in darkness without access to electricity, there is a problem of excess power. The reason is that...

CLIMATE CHANGE

How Solar Industry Could See A Major Convulsive Shock At The End Of The Year

Fate of Solar Industry In 2017 Solar panel prices fall has been an industry phenomenon since the last 10 years ever since the Chinese solar panel companies entered the industry in force. Through massive subsidies from the Chinese government, these companies expanded scale like there was no tomorrow and sent prices crashing down each year....

GREEN STOCKS

Smart Policy Change As India Plans To Boost Domestic Manufacturing For Nuclear Power Expansion

Smart Policy for Nuclear Electric Power in India The Indian cabinet today approved a plan to build a massive 35 GW of nuclear power capacity using domestic nuclear technology and reactors. This is a very smart policy change as it will reduce the reliance on imported reactors and technology for building out India nuclear electric...

WORLD ECONOMY & MARKETS

Leveraging Its 28 million Car Market, China Wants To Create “Global Electric Vehicle Champions”

EV Market in China While the Chinese manufacturing industry is extremely strong globally for its low costs and scale, its automobile industry is a nobody in the non-Chinese markets. Cars are still dominated by the western and Japanese car makers. However, the Chinese government wants to change this paradigm with the onset of the electric...

TECHNOLOGY

Solar Air Conditioners Become Mainstream With Launch of INR 90,000 Product From Videocon

Solar AC in for INR 90,000 in India Solar products have remained niche entities till now as companies have not produced or marketed them effectively in the Indian market. Most of the solar products such as solar lamps and solar street lights are sold through government programs and there is hardly a big enough private...