a-Si technology has much lower efficiency in the range of 7-9% compared to the mainstream crystalline solar technology.a-Si cost advantages over the c-Si technology has also disappeared with falling polysilicon costs.This makes a-Si only feasible for utility sized plants as a-Si’s larger area requirements makes unsuitable for residental and commercial segments.The IPP JV is a good move as it will provide captive demand for Sharp’s a-Si modules.

Huawei faces blacklisting from India on Security Concerns Huawei has been blacklisted by the Indian government from supplying telecom equipment due to security concerns.Despite strong lobbying by the Chinese government and Indian telecom operators,Chinese telecom equipment firms have been effectively frozen out of the world’s fastest growing telecom market.Huawei has also faced push-back from the […]

India’s Green Energy Sector got an unexpected boost when the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) mandated that utilities all over India will have to compulsorily generate 6% of their energy generation from renewable energy sources from the current 4% generation.India has approximately 167 GW of electricity capacity with 17 GW of Renewable Energy capacity,however the […]

The FMCG industry in India is currently trading mostly in the 25-35x range so the company is pricing itself at 25x which makes sense considering that it is a small company with just 1 product.The success of its new products is still open to question and most of the money will be spent of promoting these products.At 25x,the company is not leaving much on the table for investors considering that its new product ventures are risky considering the strong competition in the Indian FMCG market.Though the stock is much better than the junk being offering in the Indian market,I would still give this IPO a miss as their are better options available in the Indian FMCG sector

Spain has been in the media spotlight for its proposed retroactive solar subsidy cuts which were strongly opposed by the Solar Industry Association in Spain.These Feed in Tariff Cuts would come on guaranteed electricity payments to solar plants installed during the Solar boom in 2007 and 2008.Pension funds and other financial investors in these renewable […]