Solar Project delays in India leads to disappointment India which is cited as one of the best markets in the world for solar energy is expected to disappoint the industry, as only 1 GW of demand is expected in 2013. This will be flat when compared to 2012 when solar demand skyrocketed. The reason is […]

Indian states come around to promoting Solar Rooftop Installations after being fixated on ground mount plants Indian states have finally come around to supporting rooftop solar home plants, instead of just megawatt solar ground farms. Though the support is quite small the beginning is quite auspicious. Note the Indian federal and state governments have this […]

Saudi Arabia to diversify in Nuclear Power Saudi Arabia is one of the richest companies in the world with gargantuan foreign reserves which keep increasing each year, ¬†thanks to its massive oil production. Despite not having any other industry, Saudi Arabia’s oil riches have ensured that the country remains one of the richest in the […]

Japanese Solar Boom The Japanese solar market has been booming in the last year, thanks to a very generous feed in subsidy being given by the government. This has led to investors pouring money into the solar farm market with a massive 400 MW plant being planned by a German firm. Like other solar booms, […]

First Solar (FSLR) We have been bearish on First Solar for some time as we felt that the company’s thin film technology is no longer competitive with silicon panels made by giant Chinese solar factories. The company remains profitable thanks to the DOE funded huge solar farms in USA. Without these farms First Solar would […]

Gujarat has the most amount of solar energy plants installed in India due to a very supportive state government. The government has managed to boost solar capacity tremendously without breaking the bank. This has made other states realize the importance of solar energy and now several states like TN, Andhra Pradesh are looking to install […]