Indian Solar Energy has received wide acclaim in national and international media for being a great success. However compared to other countries, the claims seem quite empty. Note India’s total solar power capacity is around 1 GW, in comparison one of the poorest provinces in China – Qinghai installed 1 GW in 2011 alone. Also […]

The New Normal which marked low to negative economic growth,high unemployment in developed countries of the West began after the Lehman Crash in 2008. It has led to a new paradigm in employment and jobs, with informal jobs showing exponential growth. As people laid off from their previous organizations fail to find new jobs for […]

China’s communist government has always been wary over Internet’s power to undermine its vice like regulation and control of China’s society.China’s Internet censorship is the most sophisticated and comprehensive in the entire world.Note other countries like Bangladesh and Pakistan also routinely impose Internet/Facebook bans but their efforts are pygmy like compared to the sophistication of […]

The United States could fall behind China and other countries in clean energy technology unless Congress passes energy legislation, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke said on Saturday– Reuters While the Commerce Secretary is “only thinking” that the US could fall far behind ,The Reality is that US is already far behind in the Solar and […]

Lufthansa is going to mix biofuel with kerosene for its planes starting from 2012 . The EU is mandating the ETS system for the flight industry from 2012 ,therefore to reduce the costs of emitting carbon Lufthansa is being compelled to think of using biofuel.I am not a fan of carbon certificates as it benefits […]

Germany seems to be set to reduce solar FIT by 16% for rooftops and 15% for ground mounted installations. Despite speculation that the FIT cuts would be lower,there seems to be no changes as  the 1.5 GW installed in December would have sealed the fate of the cuts . There is already forecasts of 5 […]