Declining Rooftop Installations in Australia The new solar installations in Australia is declining. There is a major decline in the rooftop installations in Australia. As a result the country is facing a lot of job cuts in this sector. Basically the current government of Australia can be blamed for its deteriorating condition. Rooftop solar is […]

Japan to go the German way Japan is one of the major demand drivers for the solar market globally installing around 10 GW of solar capacity for the last couple of years and accounting for nearly 20% of the global demand. Like China Japan suddenly started ramping up solar capacity in 2012-13, as Europe stopped […]

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 […]