Corruption has become quite endemic in India over the last decade or so and it is universally recognized that the present regime in India is the most corrupt in history. However the flow of scams has not stopped. Realty is the most corrupt industrial sectors in India due to its unorganized nature and huge scope […]

What is a Solar Energy Zone Under the BLM’s solar energy development program alternative (program alternative), 17 areas would be identified as SEZs. A SEZ is defined by the BLM as an area with few impediments to utility-scale production of solar energy where BLM would prioritize solar energy and associated transmission infrastructure development. Under the […]

Chinese Solar Panel Industry China’s Solar Industry is the biggest in the world. Due to the low cost of Chinese solar panels, the market rose from almost nil in 2005 to almost 40%  in 2010. The remarkable growth in the Chinese Solar Panel Industry has been due to the supportive Government, low labor and capital […]

The Indian Government has recently come up with some economic reforms in the areas of Subsidies, Aviation, Retail and Power. However most of these reforms are half baked and fail to address the structural issues. Doubts are already being raised about how these changes are going to be implemented, with the ruling party losing the […]

1. Conergy installs solar array in Spanish restaurant (13c/Kwh) cheaper than retail electricity price (20c/Kwh) 2. First Solar signs 100 MW MOU in Indonesia (will it go the Ordos way?) 3. First power plant comes up in Mexico (just 1 MW) (Wonder why solar uptake is so slow) 4. Utilities and Laws stifle solar growth […]

China as a Boon for Australia Australia has seen its economy boom over the last 10 years, thanks to the voracious appetite for commodities from China. The growth in the minerals and mining sector has led to sharp GDP growth in the country which also managed to escape the global financial crisis in 2008. China […]