India Wind Industry needs more Policies & Incentives India has a big and strong wind power industry with the country having the 4th largest installed capacity of wind turbines at 27 GW. What also sets the industry apart from solar energy is that India has a big domestic industry which manufactures most of the components […]

Acquisition of SolarCity by Tesla SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY)  is a dying company as its business model of financing rooftop solar energy in USA is slowing down, with houseowners preferring to own their systems rather than leasing it or buying electricity at very high costs from 3rd party sellers. This has put the whole existence of […]

Net metering policy in J&K India’s hilly state of Jammu and Kashmir is one of the worst states in administration of electricity. The state doles out hundreds of millions of dollars in subsidies for power but still the state suffers from poor power. Keeping artificially low prices for power has resulted in frequent power failure and […]

The international agency IEA which is considered as the “authority” on energy globally has proved itself foolish by being extremely conservative on solar growth, despite being proved wrong repeatedly. Even in the past, analysts and market watchers have castigated IEA for being way below the mark in predicting solar growth figures. Even this time IEA […]

GCL which is the world’s largest producer of polysilicon with a capacity of more than 70,000 tons per year is set to become even bigger after it buys SunEdison’s polysilicon plant and technology. GCL will also receive SunEdison’s proprietary wafer technology which it can develop further. GCL also owns 30% of the world’s wafer capacity […]

Solar Power in Uttarakhand Another hilly state of Uttarakhand has seen huge bureaucratic wrangling, leading to a delay in signing PPAs with solar power developers who won projects in a solar power tender. There is bad blood between the renewable power agency and the power utility, which led to long delays in signing PPAs of […]