The Solar Policy unveiled by Tamil Nadu has generated a huge amount of investor enthusiasm with a target of generating almost 3 GW of solar power in the next 3 years. The government has already come out with a TN solar tender for 1 GW and many investors are planning big solar panel parks in [...]
The Indian state of Tamil Nadu recently released a solar energy policy which aims to rapidly add solar energy capacity in the state by making it mandatory for industrial and other users to buy up to 6% of their energy requirements from solar energy by 2016. This solar power obligation (SPO) has led to a [...]
In Greenworldinvestor we have already covered the India’s Federal Solar Subsidy Policy JNNSM from its inception 2 years ago. Now as the Government embarks on the second part of the three part policy we give you a heads up of the important parts of the draft of JNNSM Part 2. Introduction to JNNSM The mission [...]
The US state of Georgia is seeing an interesting battle between the dominant utility and a new upstart Georgia Solar Utilities Inc that is proposing to set up an astounding 2 GW of solar power in the state. Note Georgia does not have a Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) that mandates the utilities in the state [...]
Solar Rooftops Gujarat which has been a trailblazer in installing solar energy in India has once again shown the way in distributed rooftop solar generation. Note Greenworldinvestor has been constantly advocating that rooftop small solar plants should be given preference over large solar ground mounted farms. Now it seems that Gujarat which has installed a [...]
Solarcity which is the largest US Solar Installer has got sued by Sunpower for stealing trade secrets. Note Sunpower which was recently bought by French Oil Giant Total is facing tough times. Sunpower which makes the most efficient solar panels in the world is facing tough competition from super cheap Chinese solar panels. In fact according to Total CEO the company would have been already bankrupt with Total support. Beside making solar panels, Sunpower is also one of the biggest solar integrators and developers. The company has been in the business of installing solar panels after it acquired solar system installer Powerlight.