FSLR’s Solar farm in Mongolia We are Greenworldinvestor have chronicled how First Solar’s (FSLR) massive solar farm to be built in Mongolia was a non-starter right from the beginning. The plant which was announced in 2009 was just a gesture by the Chinese, to show USA that they would also help the US industry grow. [...]

Solar Components exempted from Duty in India Indian solar producers who have been decimated by the severe global oversupply and price fall, have finally something to cheer about. The finance minister in his budget has granted excise duty exemption to imports of parts used in manufacture of solar panels. Copper wire, glass and EVA sheet [...]

After the whole roar of US Chinese solar trade wars, the World Trade Organization (WHO) has pointed out that US has violated certain rules of international trading in fixing the duties. As a result of which, US needs to revise the duties so as to be in conformity with international rules of trading. USA had [...]

Baramati Solar Project After Gujarat and Rajasthan, Maharashtra is all set to become the next solar hub for India. Welspun Energy plans to construct a 50 MW solar plant called Baramati Solar Project in the Pune district of Maharashtra, under a PPP with Maharashtra State Power Generation Co. Ltd (Mahagenco). Welspun has agreed to bear [...]

Residential solar rooftop systems are proliferating in USA and Australia and 10% of all rooftops in Australia already boast of a rooftop solar system. But almost all systems are connected to the grid without energy storage. They have to rely on the electricity grid during the times when the sun is not shining. This has [...]

Suzlon Suzlon has become India’s largest wind turbine seller once again, with a 20% share of the India market. But Gamesa has emerged as the real star after almost quadrupling its sales last year, to become a very close No.2. Others in the top 5 are also foreign turbine makers such as Enercon and General [...]