Indian Wind Industry The bad news has finally come in, that the Indian wind energy market halved in 2012, compared to the previous year. Only 1700 MW wind turbines were sold in this year compared to around ~3500 MW solar in 2011. The reason for the sharp decline was the removal of the accelerated depreciation […]

Clean Jobs More than 3 million clean jobs were available across the United States in 2012, according to new research from Ecotech Institute. The first-ever “Clean Jobs Index” aggregates all clean jobs nationwide. Ecotech Institute defines clean jobs as “jobs in businesses that produce goods or provide services that benefit the environment or conserve natural […]

General Electric emerges as a Winner in the Indian Wind Market The Indian Wind Energy Market which is dominated by the top global wind turbine companies has seen General Electric winning marketshare as the others pull back. Note Vestas, Gamesa and Suzlon have been losing billions of dollars in the last few years as competition […]

GBI to be Reintroduced in India The Indian Wind Industry has been facing problems in 2012 and installations have fallen off sharply as two of the most popular subsidies have been taken away by the Government in March 2012. This coupled with local factors particularly in the biggest market of Tamil Nadu has taken the […]

Exelon from Wind to Solar Exelon which is the owner of the biggest portfolio of nuclear power plants in the US has been kicked out of the powerful wind industry association AWEA. The primary reason is that Exelon has opposed the extension of the 30% wind tax credit given to the wind industry. Note wind […]

Indian states continue to award solar power projects to big developers like Welspun Energy, Moser Baer and others despite shoddy performance by big power developers. Tata Power which is India’s biggest power utility in the private sector recently wrote a letter to numerous top officials recommending that the company be blacklisted from       […]