The Indian solar industry has been growing by leaps and bounds in the last five years, thanks to the falling prices of solar panels and supportive government policies. The falling prices have mainly been driven by cheap Chinese solar equipment imports which have led power prices sourced from solar energy falling to as low as […]

Solar energy because of its versatile and modular nature can be used in a wide variety of applications, unlike other energy sources that can mostly be used in large centralized power stations and transmit power through a transmission and distribution network. Solar energy is already being used by millions of peoples in the off-grid mode […]

Waste management is a necessity that most people do not think about. The most challenging aspect of waste management is making sure that the waste is treated in a way that does not put people in harm’s way and that the resulting effluent is safe enough to be disposed of properly. Because of all the […]

Solar power installations are on the rise in North America. In early 2019 the US experienced a 10% increase in direct current due to solar power. This compares to a 5% year over year growth spurt in PV installation in the US in 2018. In Mexico, where the sun shines for longer periods than its […]

The fall in Chinese demand in 2019 had led to a sharp fall in the prices of the upstream solar supply chain namely polysilicon, wafers, and solar cells. This has put a lot of pressure on the players which focus exclusively on those parts of the supply chain. Wacker the German chemicals giant which has […]

As India grapples with a rising trade deficit against China (more than $58 billion annually), the government has imposed import duties on a range of goods such as electronics, footwear, toys, etc. to stop the surging imports and promote domestic manufacturing. As the Indian economy continues to be in doldrums since consumption demand has fallen across the […]