Major foreign solar companies expanding in India Large foreign companies have been making a beeline into the Indian solar market, with every new day bringing a new foreign company looking to set up a billion dollar solar business in India attracted by Indian’s massive 100 GW solar target by 2022. Recently Softbank, Foxconn and Rosneft […]

India into another Solar scam We have really come a very long way in India’s solar industry with a recent deal between India’s southern state of Tamil Nadu and the Adani Group for buying power from 648 MW of solar plants at Rs 7/kWh ( (~11c/kWh) considered too high. A lot of the opposition parties […]

Upto 1GW of Solar Parks in India Canadian Solar’s JV Sarus Solar is now planning expansion into India. The firm has plans to set up solar parks in the country. Canadian Solar had set up a JV called Sarus Solar with an EPC contractor Guycan Solar and investor Mackie Research Capital Corp. to expand business […]

SkyPower bids the lowest at Rs.5.05 for MP Solar project With improving technology and declining costs, solar power is touching new lows each day. Madhya Pradesh received a very low bid by a Mauritius based solar company SkyPower. A price of Rs.5.05 was offered by SkyPower to a MP government owned power company for a […]

Softbank Solar Investment in India India has become a hot magnet for large massive investment announcements in solar energy by companies, as the country aims to install a very ambitious 100 GW of solar energy by 2022 up from about 3.8 GW now. The company’s government organized a renewable energy conference in Feb 2015 in […]

Points to remember before buying a Solar panel I frequently get questions from my readers regarding “Which solar panel should I choose?  Which panels are the best?” Though it is difficult to choose one amongst the variety of solar panel brands available in the market today, you can surely narrow down your search to three or […]