SolPad by SunCulture With the solar panel today reaching historically low levels, it does not take an Einstein to forecast the future of solar. The world is fast approaching the danger levels when it comes to pollution and global warming, making the nations wake up and make the paradigm shift towards green energy. Solar energy […]

Total to acquire Saft While most large oil and gas majors such as BP and Shell have abandoned their solar energy plans, French giant Total has been expanding its solar play. It bought Sunpower a few years ago to a make a big entry into the solar power sector. It has been helping Sunpower expand […]

Solarcity collaboration with Tesla Motors Solarcity (SCTY) which has seen its stock price rocket up in recent times is exploring the option to sell energy storage solutions along with its solar panels. The biggest problem with rooftop solar systems is that they have to depend on the electricity grid for storing excess power generated during […]

While Energy Storage using Lithium Batteries and other innovative concepts like Flywheels frequently make news, the largest sources of Energy Storage like Lead Acid batteries and Pumped Hydro Storage hardly get attention. This is despite Hydro Storage accounting for hundreds of giga watt hours of storage capacity around the world. There is 90 GW of […]

Bankrupt Green Energy Companies These days the only thing you hear about in the Green Industry is Bankruptcy or companies on the verge of insolvency. The problem is not related to the only sector, but afflicts the entire Green Industry with companies across Solar Energy, Wind Power, Energy Storage, Biofuels going out of business. The […]

Updated: 7/06/2016 Japanese Solar Panel companies Sharp, Kyocera, Panasonic-Sanyo, Mitsubishi were the top solar panel producers in the world. Solar Energy in Japan has a long future dating back to 1994 when the government introduced capital subsidies to boost solar energy installations on rooftops. Till 2004, Japan was the largest solar market in the world […]