Rooftop Solar threat to Australian Utilities The electricity market globally is undergoing a major paradigm change which is perhaps the biggest since Thomas Edison invented the electric bulb. The advent of cheap renewable energy, distributed generation, EVs and storage are leading to huge changes which most of the large electricity utilities are finding difficult to adjust […]

Solar Power from Railway Tracks Solar panels are being innovatively used in a number of places to save on the real estate cost of putting millions of solar panels in utility-scale plants in open areas. Floating solar power plants have already become a major industry with solar panels being used on reservoirs, canals etc. There […]

Another Solar Auction Cancelation Indian distribution utilities as well as large power aggregators such as SECI have frequently come under criticism for cancelling solar auctions or renegotiating the signed PPAs for solar power. The developers and investors say that this damages the investor interest by introducing uncertainty in the whole process of investing in solar […]

Stagnation in the Indian Solar industry The Indian government has made a massive mess of solar manufacturing policy leading to the closure or sales of multiple long existing solar manufacturers in the country. There has been a complete lack of a cohesive policy and ad-hocism which has contributed to the sad state of solar manufacturing […]

The Australian rooftop solar market has been touted as one of the best success stories globally with more than 20% of Australia’s residences installing a rooftop solar home system. There are almost 2 million rooftop solar systems installed throughout Australia and that number is increasing day by day as solar is much cheaper than grid […]

When Diwali is around the corner, we want to light up each and every nook and corner of our homes. It is a belief in India that Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth only resides in homes which are clean and well lit, and people always look at lighting up. With the festive season already kicking […]