Obama-Modi Recent US Meet During PM Narendra Modi’s recent visit to USA, US President Obama and Modi decided to channelize work on the renewable energy front. Amongst other important things, the two agreed to bring the Paris treaty into force before Obama’s retirement by the end of 2016. Climate change, clean energy and energy security […]

Jobs increasing in the Renewable Energy Sector Not only is renewable energy benefitting the world at large by providing a cleaner and greener environment, but it has also become the largest employer worldwide. Renewable energy is now the top employment generating sector in the world. According to a new report from the International Renewable Energy […]

YGE Q1’16 Update Yingli Green Energy (NYSE:YGE) announced that it is set to turn net profit positive in Q1’16, for the first time since Q3’11. First quarter shipments amounted to 500-510 MW, higher than its guidance of 480-510 MW. Shipments to Japan rose when compared to the previous quarter, as a result of which ASPs […]

Micro and Mini Grids in India In a Mini or micro grid solar panels are connected with batteries and power is supplied to a village where the per capita requirement is quite low. It is generally common to see them in rural parts. A mini grid is 10 KW or more, whereas a microgrid is […]

Nuclear energy industry has seen a massive blow after the Fukushima incident, which led to the shutting down of numerous reactors across Germany, Belgium, Switzerland and Japan. Many countries adopted policies to completely stop nuclear power generation after massive protests. Even though Japan is again restarting old nuclear plants, it is doing so gingerly and […]

Renewable energy capacity additions has been rapidly increasing in the last few years, turbo charged by the rapid growth in solar energy capacity. While wind power capacity has been quite high, cheap solar power has doubled the rate of renewable energy capacity additions. RE capacity addition was more than 53% of the total global capacity […]