Solar Power versus Utility companies Giant utilities in USA such as Southern Power, Dominion Energy etc. have long been investor favorites due to the regulated nature of the electricity power business, which allows them to earn decently fat returns without doing much. They have got a pretty much captive demand. Their costs are all covered […]

India presented its budget for 2015-16 in which a number of proposals for propping up the infrastructure sector in India were announced, such as setting up a Rs.20000 crore fund to invest in infra equity. There were also plans to set up 5 more giant thermal power plants with a capacity of 20000 MW. However, […]

Jinko Solar becomes third largest Solar Module Shipper Jinko Solar using its ultra low cost advantage has become the 3rd largest module shipper in the world, shipping almost 2900 MW of solar modules last year. The company has jumped up 2 places from 5th to the 3rd position and may displace Yingli as the second […]

Is Japan losing its Solar focus? Japan has seen an unprecedented boom in solar power generation after the country shut down its nuclear power plants and started to give a generous feed in tariff (higher electricity prices) for solar electricity. This has led to 6+GW of installations in the last 2-3 years and made Japan […]