Green Investing Choosing investments options that support your environmental concerns can be a challenge. Attempting to structure your portfolio around emerging green technologies has historically proven to be less profitable. Some of the prime examples in this regard could be the companies like Evergreen Solar Inc. and Coda Automotive that not only had strong investor [...]

Atlanta has discovered that it’s not just good for health and the environment to “go green.” It’s also economical, practical, and above all, it’s easy! The ATL has always had a reputation as a green city, but the definition has broadened considerably in the recent years. The rich tree canopy that blankets Atlanta and its surrounding [...]

REC in India The Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) scheme is the major policy initiative taken by the central government to use a market based mechanism, to promote green energy in India and meet the target of 15% green energy generation by 2020. However, the REC market has become inoperable in recent times as utilities and companies are [...]

Rising Electricity tariffs in India Electricity tariffs in India are increasing rapidly, where both the quality and quantity of power is quite bad. We had talked about how the solar electricity prices are already cheaper for industrial consumers in Maharashtra. Cheap power in India subsidized by state and central government, have led to a large [...]

India’s Central Government has mostly mismanaged the central program for promoting solar energy in India. Despite a massive crash in solar component prices, demand in India has flattened out in 2013 even as other countries show sharper growth. Most of the success in India’s solar energy has come through Gujarat’s Feed in Tariff subsidy policy, [...]

Sustainable Development Sustainable development is a mode of human development where the use of resource aims to meet the human need and ensures the sustainability of nature. It also means a development wherein the need and demand of current generation is met without jeopardizing the need of future generation. Sustainable development carries with itself the [...]