Middle East & Africa close to 12 GW My article last week said that the Asia-Pacific region is all set to be the world champions in solar in the second half of 2014. According to a research by NPD Solarbuzz, Asia Pacific will account 60% of the total PV demand in H2 2014, with China [...]

Turn Waste lands into Solar Farms! Acres of land lie waste in India, where municipal waste is dumped. This land cannot be used for any residential or commercial purposes. Around 9.5 acres of closed landfills have been put to use by building a 2 MW PV plant in Rutland, Vermont. A lot of cities in [...]

Solar energy is the new wave of excitement everywhere in the world. With the solar prices slashing and solar energy reaching grid parity in many parts of the world, solar energy is definitely a more reasonable and viable source of energy alternative available. There are many advantages of using solar energy, not only is it [...]

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% [...]

Solar energy is getting affordable by each passing day and it is now being argued that owning solar energy system is more beneficial than leasing it. Many builders now offer a built in solar system with their properties. Why we argue in favor of owning a solar energy system Lease agreements are long term contracts [...]

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 [...]