China’s industrial strategy of dominating new industries through massive state support in the form of billions of dollars in loans and subsidies has ensured that it has become the dominating global force in these industries. The country through its state apparatus ensures that multiple companies fight it out viciously amongst each other leading to lower […]

The world has become somewhat immune to the repeated news chatter of a new record low in solar prices. Given last year, almost every month used to bring another record in solar auctions conducted around the world (Mexico, Saudi Arabia, USA, etc.), solar auction prices had become run of the mill with no one paying […]

Australia is a prime example where the renewable energy sector has been growing at a torrid pace despite an unfavorable government which wants to stifle its growth. The country has seen a huge step up in the growth of its overall solar and wind energy capacities in the last couple of years as economics have […]

Plans to export solar power to other countries is not a new concept and the most famous example was Desertec where a plan was to build massive solar farms in the Sahara to supply power through undersea cables to Europe. This plan which saw a lot of traction and planning in the early 2010s never […]

The Indian solar manufacturing industry was expected to see a revival with the imposition of a 25% safeguard duty on imports of solar cells and modules from China and Malaysia. However, one year after the imposition of the duty, Chinese solar panels continues to dominate the Indian market with a share of 80% of the […]

USA made India remove its domestic content requirements (DCR) a couple of years ago for solar panel projects by moving the WTO as it violated the guidelines of the international trade body. This was a very stupid move by the USA because most of the Indian imports came from China and other countries as hardly […]