Ontario Domestic Content Rules Ontario, Canada has put in extensive rules for domestic content usage in feed in tariffs and subsides for solar energy. These rules increase the amount of content that must be used in solar panels that are being installed in the province. This has made other countries see red, though major solar [...]

QE3 The recent announcement by the US Federal Reserve to buy US treasuries and mortgage bonds worth $40 billion a month, led to positive gains in the stock market indices around the world. The phenomenon also termed as Quantitative Easing 3 or QE3 resulted in heavy gains around the world, especially the Indian economy where [...]

Natural Gas Import in India The demand for energy is ever-growing and the rising price of crude oil has been a cause for global concern. Over the price race of crude oil and insufficient production, natural gas seems to be a rescue product. Around 21% of global energy needs is currently served by gas. Though [...]

Financial Policy of Retail Sector of US Companies The deterioration in economic conditions that began in 2007 affected the business across all sectors; and the retail sector was among one of the major sector hit. Elevated unemployment, tightening of consumer credit along with the decline of the housing and stock markets in United States contributed [...]

Republicans have been attacking the Obama administration for low cost DOE guaranteed loans to clean energy companies, ever since the Solyndra bankruptcy (LINK). They have accused Obama of favoring companies which contributed significant amounts of money to his presidential campaign. This was a major point of contention during the recent Presidential elections. However, it did [...]

FISCAL CLIFF Fiscal Cliff is the popular shorthand term used to describe the conundrum that the U.S. Government will face at the end of 2012, when the terms of the Budget Control Act of 2011 are scheduled to go into effect. Among the laws set to change at midnight on December 31, 2012, are: The [...]