Acquisitions and Alliances have shown an increasing trend in the Concentrated Solar Thermal (CSP) segment in contrast with the Solar Photovoltaic (PV) segment. However the conditions have been changing in the PV segment making M&A and JVs increasingly attractive in this segment as well.The main factors that are contributing to this rising M&A and Acquisition […]

Solyndra has been  the most hyped startup in the crowded Solar Energy field .It is not due to a lack of competition,another thin film player Nanosolar has been in the news with heavyweights like Google,Carlye and EDF backing it.Then there are other startups like eSolar, Brightsource  Energy,Miasole which promise to drastically improve the adoption of […]

China is leading US in Clean Energy Manufacturing while it lags behind the US in Technology .While the US government is only thinking that they might lose the clean energy leadership to the Chinese,the Reality is that they are already behind in the Clean Technology Race.This is being confirmed from actions by US as well […]

China has been rumored for a long time to mandate a law to  provide for a higher electricity rates for renewable energy production (Feed in Tariff) . First Solar the largest solar company in the world had signed an agreement with the Chinese government for setting up a gargantuan 2 GW plant in Mongolia based […]

Indian companies Fear Foreign Competition Indian companies raised a massive hue and cry against the Indian government’s draft to allow foreign made modules to be used in construction of solar power plants. India has  a target of building 1000 MW by 2013 under JNNSM which impiles almost 9000 crores or $1.8 billion in potential business […]

The United States could fall behind China and other countries in clean energy technology unless Congress passes energy legislation, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke said on Saturday– Reuters While the Commerce Secretary is “only thinking” that the US could fall far behind ,The Reality is that US is already far behind in the Solar and […]