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 […]

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 […]