China largest Solar Hub China remains the world’s largest source of solar panel demand, despite missing its 2015 target of 17.8 GW by almost 15%. The Middle Kingdom has also become the country with the largest installed capacity of solar energy, overtaking Germany last year with 43 GW of total solar installations. Germany in comparison […]

 The state of solar manufacturing in India Indian solar manufacturing remains down in the dump, despite the DCR policy implemented by the government last year and massive growth of the domestic market. India’s solar market may show a 100% CAGR over the next three four years, as government has massively supported the solar energy industry […]

Maharashtra Rooftop and off Grid Solar policy Maharashtra has become the first state in India to come out with a policy of targeting solar rooftop and off grid projects. While most large Indian states have come out with a solar policy for all segments, nobody has focused on this segment. It is commendable in my […]

Things are looking bleaker and bleaker for workers in two of the world’s largest nations India and China. Not only are rapid technological changes reducing the employment prospects of semi-skilled and unskilled workers around the world, but now a global economic slowdown threatens further hardships on the worker class. Rapid technological change in robotics, Artificial […]

The Indian solar market continues to surprise observers with newer lower prices every day conducted in numerous reverse auction solar bids by state government, as well as central government owned agencies. While the power minister seems extremely happy by the low prices discovered in transparent and unbiased auctions, many analysts are concerned that this competition […]

The Indian government is proposing a bilateral deal with USA in the domestic content requirements solar case that India had lost earlier. USA had brought a case against India’s policy of reserving some part of the capacity in solar tenders for domestically manufactured solar cells and modules. We had thought it extremely hypocritical of USA […]