Further Delay expected for the DCR projects in India Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission Phase II in India emphasized on the generation of solar power through domestic cells. It called for bids to set up 750 MW of solar projects, out of which 375 MW should be from domestically manufactured cells. The government had set […]

New Support Scheme for the Indian PSUs There are talks about new PV support schemes for the Indian state owned companies/ PSUs. These plans have been initiated by the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) and are in their initial stage now. These support schemes may help India to reach the 100 MW […]

Price now set at 0.53 Euros/Watt China has basically eaten up the global solar industry because of its low cost of production. The big daddies of the solar industry have all gone bankrupt or are on the verge of dying. Europe which was the major solar country back in 2010-11 initiated investigations against solar panel […]

The Solar Industry is witnessing some big time consolidations since the last one year. Recently Trina Solar (TSL) acquired a controlling stake of 51% in the Chinese company Hubei Hongyuan Photovoltaic Technology Co. Ltd. (subsidiary of Shenzhen S.C), a manufacturer of solar cells, panels and solar application products. Trina Solar has performed excellently in the […]

More & more Households in Australia become “Solarized” Solar energy in Australia has boomed in the last few years, due to an influx of cheap Chinese imports of solar panels which has made solar energy very affordable. Despite the feed in tariff rates decreasing rapidly, the growth of solar systems has not slowed down. In […]

GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT) never fails to surprise by pulling out  billion dollar inventions in a regular manner. The company has been a hotbed of innovation making surprising inroads into the LED and solar industries. Its sapphire technology has made a huge splash gaining a foothold into the technology industry with Apple (AAPL) providing a […]