Miami goes the California way! It is no longer news that solar energy prices have fallen to new lows around the world with the USA being no exception. Putting up a solar power plant is not a big expense anymore. You can put up a rooftop solar power plant for around $10,000 (5 kW and […]

U.S. Renewable Market While the renewable market remains steady, droughts in the U.S. mid-west could put pressure on ethanol and bio-diesel. California voted overwhelmingly to extend the Cap and Trade program through 2030, which should help market sentiment. California provides unparalleled support for the renewable fuels industry and offers a stark contrast to the Trump […]

Community Solar In U.S. Falling solar costs have led to an explosion of solar energy growth across the world with the USA being no exception. It has become the second largest market in the world with more than 10 GW installed. Most of this growth has come through large utility scale solar farms in the southern […]

Solarworld which was the largest maker of solar panels in the US and one of the largest in Europe has left the western governments a bit shell shocked. This comes shortly after another major bankruptcy of Suniva which was a big manufacturer of solar cells and panels. Suniva after its bankruptcy declaration had asked that the […]

Success Of Tesla Solar Integration Highly Doubtful It was a no-brainer that buying SolarCity would be a huge mistake for Tesla. The business model for SolarCity and other solar rooftop installers in the U.S. was broken at the time Tesla bought the company. The only reason that the company was bought out was that the owner […]

Beamreach Solar Goes Kaput Super low-cost capital and massive continued support from the government has made Chinese solar industry the unrivalled czar of the global solar industry. China controls almost 70% of the global solar panel industry with smaller Asian nations making up the rest. The USA which used to be a technology leader has […]