There are some interesting economic developments happening in India. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), cut interest rates by 125 basis points during the last year, while the Nikkie India manufacturing PMI index showed a sharp increase to 52.4. There was a sharp rise in new orders, as the manufacturing index rose to an eight month […]

Jostein Kristensen on impact of Brexit on UK Energy Supply The looming EU referendum has caused sweeping uncertainty across the UK, and one sector facing significant disruption from a ‘yes’ vote in June is the energy market. Today the policy of the UK government is to subsidise imported electricity through capacity mechanism. In light of […]

Indian Journalism The quality of journalism in India is quite low with most newspaper groups just writing to make ad revenues, instead of the other way around. Some of the material in the articles is of such dubious and fake quality that it makes me cringe most of the times. Compared to these, the quality […]

Ease of doing solar business in India India stood 142nd in the Ease of Doing Business ranking in 2015, compiled by the World Bank. The country is currently blowing horns on all fronts about its ambitious solar plans. Indeed the country is doing really well to achieve its targets, with 2GW already installed in 2015. […]

Air Purifiers on high demand in India Metro cities like New Delhi, Bengaluru and Mumbai in India are much polluted. According to a survey by WHO, 13 out of the 20 worst polluted cities in the world were the Indian cities. With increasing urbanization and industrialization, the country is witnessing high levels of pollution, which […]

New Chinese Development Bank for Solar The new Chinese development bank which has been set up as a competitor to Western dominated IMF and World Bank, plans to focus on lending to the solar sector in India as a first step, beside others green sectors such as the water sector. The BRICS bank is a […]