INDIAN MARKETS

Nilekani is living in a fool’s paradise if he thinks that services alone could solve India’s Employement crisis

India’s Employment Crisis Nandan Nilekani who is one of the founders of India’s most respected company Infosys and the architect of India’s universal digital indentity infrastructure, thinks that India’s employement and growth problems can be solved by focusing on services and India’s domestic consumption. He says that industry will not be able to solve the...

SOLAR ENERGY

China installed a gargantuan 20 GW of Solar Energy capacity in just 6 months causing the solar market to crash (once again!!!!)

Industry watchers have been surprised by the sudden and sharp falling solar panel prices by around 10% in the last couple of months. Even the dramatic declines in solar panel prices in the last 5-7 years had not prepared the industry for this sudden precipitous decline in solar panel prices. The main reason for the...

WIND ENERGY

Wind Prices in USA drop to an astoundingly low of 2 cents, as technology advances decrease price from 7 cents in 2009

Wind Energy USA Wind energy prices in the USA have crashed to a 2 cents/kWh in recent PPAs signed in 2015, with more than 8.9 GW of wind capacity being installed. While this price also includes the federal tax incentive credit and some state incentives, nonetheless the price is spectacularly low and is lower than...

CLIMATE CHANGE

The Effect of Global Transport on Climate Change

Global Transport & Climate Change Global Transport unsurprisingly is a prominent contributor to global emissions and pollution. The majority consists of the movement of cars and light-duty trucks, and the remaining from trains, ships, airplanes among other vehicles. The majority of greenhouse gases and CO2 emissions are the result of the combustion of petroleum based...

GREEN STOCKS

Wind Prices in USA drop to an astoundingly low of 2 cents, as technology advances decrease price from 7 cents in 2009

Wind Energy USA Wind energy prices in the USA have crashed to a 2 cents/kWh in recent PPAs signed in 2015, with more than 8.9 GW of wind capacity being installed. While this price also includes the federal tax incentive credit and some state incentives, nonetheless the price is spectacularly low and is lower than...

WORLD ECONOMY & MARKETS

China installed a gargantuan 20 GW of Solar Energy capacity in just 6 months causing the solar market to crash (once again!!!!)

Industry watchers have been surprised by the sudden and sharp falling solar panel prices by around 10% in the last couple of months. Even the dramatic declines in solar panel prices in the last 5-7 years had not prepared the industry for this sudden precipitous decline in solar panel prices. The main reason for the...

TECHNOLOGY

Luxury/ Expensive Smartphones in India – Top Picks 2016

The Indian Smartphone Industry – 2016 India has become the second largest market for smartphones, beating USA. India has a large growing population, with increasing demand for smartphones. India has a huge potential for this industry, with the smartphone penetration still below 30%. Samsung was the largest vendor for smartphones in India. Micromax, Lenovo, Intex...