REC Market in India The Indian government’s policy of creating a market driven renewable energy market in India to meet the goal of 15% RE generation by 2020, has become a big failure. The REC trading exchanges are seeing very little volumes, as there is little interest from buyers of RECs. Most of the large […]

Solar Plane in Abu Dhabi UAE and Middle East countries are oil rich countries and have been ruling the world in terms of oil. But they do understand that this resource is not an on-going source of energy and will exhaust sooner or later. Hence a lot of such countries are now investing in Solar […]

SunEdison’s Indian Solar Mission SunEdison (SUNE) the US based solar and semiconductor company is now all set to remove darkness from the villages in India. Even though its semi business floundered and solar poly and wafer manufacturing operations went into sustained losses, SunEdison flourished growing rapidly. The company got into cell and module production through JVs […]

Middle East & Africa close to 12 GW My article last week said that the Asia-Pacific region is all set to be the world champions in solar in the second half of 2014. According to a research by NPD Solarbuzz, Asia Pacific will account 60% of the total PV demand in H2 2014, with China […]

Turn Waste lands into Solar Farms! Acres of land lie waste in India, where municipal waste is dumped. This land cannot be used for any residential or commercial purposes. Around 9.5 acres of closed landfills have been put to use by building a 2 MW PV plant in Rutland, Vermont. A lot of cities in […]

Solar energy is the new wave of excitement everywhere in the world. With the solar prices slashing and solar energy reaching grid parity in many parts of the world, solar energy is definitely a more reasonable and viable source of energy alternative available. There are many advantages of using solar energy, not only is it […]