The solar industry is seeing a huge shakeout as many large well-known names in the solar cell/panel production business go out of business. The solar industry still has many companies despite the last downturn, when the whole industry made large losses. Even now most companies are running on thin margins as the business remains very […]

Most Indian Renewable energy independent power producers have not given great returns, except those which avoided biomass energy. Problems with land acquisition, regulatory delays and evacuation infrastructure issues have made returns low for most of these companies. These are systematic issues which is present with the whole of the power industry in India, which is […]

Will Rooftop Solar be the New Global Solar Mantra Rooftop Solar are gaining popularity because they do not require huge amount of land as is the case with large solar farms and also reduce transmission costs. USA installed 437 MW of rooftop solar in Q1 2015, with California topping the list installing more than 50% […]

JA Solar is a highly undervalued stock. The company has strong growth potentials and has targets to ship almost 4 GW of solar products in 2015. The CEO of the company has taken advantage of this undervaluation and has made a bid to buy out the company for $489 million that is $9.69 per ADS. […]

YGE Q1 2015 Results Yingli Green Energy announced its Q1 2015 results lately. Its net revenues amounted to ~$469 million, which beat analyst estimate. Its module shipment at 754 MW also exceeded guidance. Its gross margin however declined quarterly to 14.1%. Shipments to Japan and other emerging markets increased and guidance for full year module […]

Neo Solar to list a Yieldco Listing a yieldco has become the new fashion in the solar energy industry with every Tom, Dick and Harry planning one despite having no experience or expertise in doing so. With solar manufacturing becoming a commoditized industry with low margins and lower returns, solar development has become the new […]