Will the Buffalo Plant make sense now I was perplexed when 3 years ago SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ: SCTY) announced that it was buying a marginal producer of solar cells and panels in USA and planned to set up a giant 1 gigawatt manufacturing plant. SolarCity at that time was flying high as it was growing […]

We at Greenworldinvestor, have time and again how rooftop solar is gaining traction worldwide. Land being a major constraint in developing economies, rooftop solar is becoming the preferred choice amongst masses. India itself is expecting to install 40 GW of rooftop solar by 2022. To promote rooftop solar in the country, the government has also […]

Comparing Efficiency levels of different Solar Panels in India I constantly receive queries regarding solar panel efficiencies in India and which panel should be bought with higher efficiency. India has an ambitious target of installing 100 GW of solar power in the country by 2022. This has encouraged foreign investment into India. Prime Minister Modi’s […]

Traditional solar panels have aluminum frames and are mounted on brackets that do not blend well with the home and building designs and somewhat makes the roof look unattractive. A Residential solar customer wants more sophistication and added aesthetics to his rooftop. These customers want more attention be given to the look of rooftop panel […]

Overcapacity in Solar Panel industry again The solar panel industry is again facing an overcapacity, with many of the top tier manufacturers looking to drastically cut utilization in order to deal with surging inventory levels. Polysilicon prices which had gone up in recent months to the $20/kg level are back to the $16 level, while […]

Solar Technology is improving The solar technology has been improving with each passing year. Not only has there been an improvement in efficiency levels, but the costs are also coming down. Large solar companies have been successful in considerably reducing their production cost per watt. Economies to scale and grid parity have started to be […]