REC Market in India The Indian government’s policy of creating a market driven renewable energy market in India to meet the goal of 15% RE generation by 2020, has become a big failure. The REC trading exchanges are seeing very little volumes, as there is little interest from buyers of RECs. Most of the large [...]

Turn Waste lands into Solar Farms! Acres of land lie waste in India, where municipal waste is dumped. This land cannot be used for any residential or commercial purposes. Around 9.5 acres of closed landfills have been put to use by building a 2 MW PV plant in Rutland, Vermont. A lot of cities in [...]

Asia Pacific is all set to become solar champions in the second half of 2014. China and Japan continue the unabated construction of solar projects, but other than these two countries others like India, Thailand and Australia are expected to be large contributors. according to a research by NPD Solarbuzz, Asia Pacific will account 60% [...]

Hanwha Solar Q2 2014 Results Hanwha Solar (HSOL) is a vertically integrated solar company in China. HSOL had a production capacity of 800 MW for ingot and wafer, 1.3 GW for cell and 1.5 GW for modules, as on June 30, 2014. The company gave a decent set of Q2 2014 results. The shipments went [...]

Why is SCTY a Short? SolarCity(SCTY) is a systems installer company in the US, which it either sells or lease to its customers. The company gave good revenues in the last quarter and was successful in increasing its customer base. However the company’s main area of business is in residential segment and that too concentrates [...]

JASO Q2 2014 Results JA Solar (JASO) announced a good set of Q2 2014 results. The company was successful in achieving an increase in all its components – revenues and profits. Total shipments for Q2 2014 were 681.8 MW an  increases of 47 % on a yearly basis and 6.8% on a quarterly basis. Total [...]