India has set up an ambitious target of installing 100 GW of solar power by 2022. Out of this, India plans to add 40 GW in solar parks, 40 GW in rooftop solar and remaining 20 GW through the Prime Minister Solar Entrepreneur Scheme. Though the installation could be a step forward to solve the power [...]

Hanergy Thin Film Hanergy, the Hong Kong based thin film solar company has valuations not supported by facts. It is a saga of over-valuation and false exuberance, with no fundamentals involved. The numbers look inflated and unreal. However, the management does not think so. It still lives in a world of illusion and thinks that [...]

Apple and SunPower to build solar plants in China The technological giant Apple makes another move towards solar energy. The company is thinking of supporting the construction of solar projects in China with SunPower Corp. Almost all of Apple’s data centers are powered by renewable energy. Recently Apple also joined hands with First Solar investing [...]

Polysilicon Prices Since the imposition of anti-dumping duties on polysilicon imported from Europe, USA and South Korea by China, the polysilicon has become cheaper elsewhere. The suppliers have lowered the polysilicon prices, as a result of rise in their inventory levels. These duties came after the USA imposing duties on solar panels imports from China [...]

Vikram Solar collaborates with European Companies Vikram Solar an Indian PV module manufacturer headquartered in Kolkata, West Bengal is now extending its production capacity to include solar cells as well. The company’s manufacturing plant has a 150 MW installed capacity, spread across 40,000 sq ft area in Falta, West Bengal. It manufactures modules for both [...]

Solar Power in Assam The Assam Government has agreed to provide 800 bigha of land to set up a solar power facility, which is expected to generate 40 MW of solar power. This decision comes in accordance with the solar drive in India. The Prime Minister has promoted the usage of solar and wind power [...]