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 […]

Australia imposing AD duties? Australia has once again restarted investigations into dumping of Chinese solar panels into the Australian solar market, due to a complaint received by a small insignificant solar panel maker Tindo Solar. Note this investigation had been terminated last year by the Australian government but due to an appeal, the whole process […]

The US government now promotes Solar & Wind Energy The USA government has been a laggard in supporting solar and wind power compared to other developed nations such as Germany and Spain. While the 30% investment tax credit has helped fuel solar power growth, there has been no big bang policy of pushing solar energy […]

Pakistan is a basket case in terms of infrastructure like most of South Asia. Its citizens and industries to not get power, roads are in pathetic shape and the less said about ports and railways the better. Infrastructure construction is also rife with conflict of interests and corruption. Power is quiet expensive and governments have […]