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 anĀ  increases of 47 % on a yearly basis and 6.8% on a quarterly basis. Total [...]

DERC to fix Renewable Energy tariffs Net Metering regulations will be announced in the Indian capital of Delhi, the next week. The tariffs for renewable energy will be then notified by the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC). Net metering enables the consumers to reduce their electricity bill burden by supplying the extra electricity generated to [...]

GUVNL at a loss! The Indian government utility Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd. (GUVNL) has lost out on a case to reduce the solar feed in tariffs for the state of Gujarat. GUVNL has been trying to sharply reduce the FIT given to solar developers as per the Gujarat solar policy in 2009, which granted [...]