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

Another USA Solar Panel Maker Bankrupts Even As Trump Administration Mulls Trade Measures

A Glimpse Into Polycrystalline Technology Today The steep decline in solar panel costs affected by Chinese solar majors has bankrupted almost every other solar panel manufacturer in the world except a few who are just surviving day to day. The 30% decline in solar panel prices made Solarworld go bankrupt. It also filed a strong case...

WIND ENERGY

Recent Auction Proves That Indian Wind Energy Industry Was Making Supernormal Profits In Absence of Competition

Indian wind energy has been facing tough times of late with the whole paradigm of feed-in tariffs (fixed payments for electricity generation) being abandoned in favor of the reverse auction model which is much more competitive. It seems that these tough times are an inherent problem of the industry itself which has grown fat over...

CLIMATE CHANGE

How to Create a Greener Home

Guest Post In today’s modern age of constant climate change warnings, many people are trying to live greener lives by cutting down on fossil fuel consumption and being considerate towards the environment. This extends to the home sphere, as there are now numerous methods to create a home which is environmentally friendly as well as...

GREEN STOCKS

More Solar Power For Indian Railways

Azure Power to Put Solar Panels on Railways Azure Power, which is one of the leading solar companies in India, has bagged in another order for 20 MW of solar rooftop project from the Indian Railways.  With this additional win, Azure Power has now become the undisputed supplier of solar power to the Indian Railways...

WORLD ECONOMY & MARKETS

Saudis Get The Power Of Solar At Below 2 cents

The Middle East Continues to make new records Saudi Arabia recently held its first large solar energy reverse auction and discovered another abysmally low price of below 2 cents/kWh. Even though some analysts have said that the real price may be higher as the contract terms and conditions may provide additional allowances to the project...

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...