Himachal Pradesh Solar Policy India has got a very ambitious target of installing 100,000 MW of solar power by 2022, up from around 5 GW now. The government has given a lot of incentives and is also pushing things on the ground to get solar energy moving. However, some of these efforts seem misplaced in […]

Integrated Solar Storage Tender India India has been issuing massive solar tenders left and right, with almost 10 GW of solar tenders issued by January 2016. This is a large number given that power capacity additions in India have come to a virtual halt, due to problems in fuel supply and a general industrial slowdown. […]

EDF’s Joint Venture in India French energy giant EDF has formed another billion dollar joint venture to invest in India’s burgeoning renewable energy sector. This JV formed with SITAC group proposes to invest in India’s wind energy sector, aiming to set up a capacity of 1000 MW in the coming years. Note this will be […]

The Fall of Japanese Solar companies Japanese solar companies such as Sharp, Mitsubishi, Kyocera and Panasonic used to rule the solar market in the last decade. These companies had better technology and the advantage of a large domestic market in Japan. However, with the boom in the European market and the entry of the Chinese […]

USA Solar Market will boom in 2016 USA could become the biggest country in terms of solar demand in 2016 and may just edge out China, as the country sees a record number of large scale solar installations getting completed this year. Most of these projects were started in 2014-15, with completion date before 2016 […]

Hard Times for REC Silicon REC Silicon, which is a Norwegian company has turned an unlikely victim of a China USA trade war on solar products. REC was one of the leaders of the polysilicon industry with a leading marketshare in the sale of polysilicon, which is used to make solar cells. The company had […]