Solar Policy in Uttar Pradesh India’s largest state in terms of population Uttar Pradesh, is set to come out with a 5 year solar policy to generate 1000 MW of solar energy. Accordingly, the Chief Secretary of the state has starting looking for empty land in villages where solar power ground mounted plants can be […]

Nuclear Energy Massive protests in Germany post Fukushima had forced the German Government to shut down all its nuclear energy reactors and focus on green energy. Other countries like Switzerland, Belgium too decided that the disadvantages of nuclear energy were just too great compared to the advantages of nuclear power. However Japan, which is the […]

Solar Energy Investment in Solar Energy sector jumped by more than 50% y/y to around $150 billion in 2011 with solar projects being built frantically in Germany, Italy and China. Massive oversupply in the solar industry meant that thousands of solar panel companies went bankrupt even as demand surged. The brutal consolidation has continued to […]

United Kingdom is seeing a raft of new Solar Farm projects in the 20-50 MW range even as the solar feed in tariffs have been sharply reduced and in the case of large scale solar farms being capped at 5 MW. This boom has come about by solar developers using the Renewable Obligation Certificate (ROC) […]