Jostein Kristensen on impact of Brexit on UK Energy Supply The looming EU referendum has caused sweeping uncertainty across the UK, and one sector facing significant disruption from a ‘yes’ vote in June is the energy market. Today the policy of the UK government is to subsidise imported electricity through capacity mechanism. In light of […]

Solar Progress Partnership Major solar companies like SunPower (NASDAQ:SPWR), SolarCity, SunEdison together with six New York utilities (Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp., Con Ed, National Grid, Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc., New York State Electric and Gas Corporation (NYSEG), and Rochester Gas and Electric (RG&E)), filed a joint proposal for a transition from the […]

Saudi Arabia might face a downturn with falling Oil Saudi Arabia is the world’s largest exporter of oil and gas products and has been so for a long time. The country’s vast cheap reserves of oil has made it one of the richest countries in the world, despite a pathetic human rights record, a despotic […]

Negative Interest Rates Negative interest rates sounds crazy and I would never even have thought about it, but now it has become a reality. When you hold your current consumption by saving capital, you are expected to get something in return for this sacrifice. This is usually in the form of an interest you get […]

Solar Panel Industry – South Korea The South Korean conglomerates LG, Hyundai and Samsung, all entered the solar cell and panel manufacturing space during 2010-11 when the whole solar industry was seeing a massive boom in demand with stable pricing. These companies are present in a wide range of industries such as electronics, shipbuilding, financing […]

The utility industry is locked in a life and death batter with the solar industry across USA, as the solar industry slowly and steadily erodes away the monopoly of the utilities by supplying electricity through solar panels. The utilities have been fighting back by petitioning state electricity regulators (PUC) to lower the tariff paid to […]