Efficient Use Of Water in Solar Scarcity of Water is a looming threat for our generation. India itself is facing acute water shortage as a result of drying up of its wells, lakes and other sources of groundwater. Maharashtra and nearly half the country faced drought conditions before the onset of monsoons. Not only farmers but […]

In 2018, a total of 13.4 GW of clean power was purchased by companies globally, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance. This was a record amount of clean power sourced through PPAs, breaking the previous record set in 2017. Out of the total power purchased, the U.S. was the single largest market with 8.5 GW […]

China moves to a Market Driven Mechanism The Chinese solar market is the major driver of solar panel prices globally given that it accounts for around 45%-50% of the overall global demand. The demand in China is watched very closely by industry participants as it can quickly turn a shortage position into an oversupply situation […]

Solar Without Subsidy Indian solar power companies are now seriously contemplating putting up large scale ground-mounted solar power plants without a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) in place. Typically almost all power generation plants in the world are built with a PPA from a buyer in place. The financing of the power plant only happens if […]

Lowest Cost of Solar Power in India IRENA has come out with a report which shows that India has shown the least cost of installing solar power plants globally with a cost of just $793/kW. What is strange is that the costs of solar power installation in India are even lower than China which makes […]

The Trump administration has decided to end India’s status as a beneficiary developing country. India will not be allowed to export freely to the U.S. some 2,000 products worth $6 billion starting June, 5. This list of goods includes solar cells and panels. The Indian solar industry’s total exports to the U.S. amounted to more than $50 […]