So much for “Make in America” Solarworld has been at the forefront of the fight against the import of cheap Chinese solar cells and panels into Europe and USA. While the company has benefited from the imposition of duties, it has led to the elimination of hundreds of jobs across all countries, besides raising the […]

Rooftop Solar in Haryana India’s small northern state of Haryana, which is located adjacent to the capital Delhi has been a bit slow in installing and using solar power. Despite a policy enacted in 2014 which set a target of 1300 MW of solar power by 2022, the implementation has been tardy. The government had […]

Solar Power Mexico Low solar tariffs being bid across the world have continuously shocked policy makers and analysts with their drastically low bids. In many cases, solar tariffs have been far below that of coal and gas power bids. The increasing maturity of the solar PV technology, falling equipment costs and strong global competition has […]

Indian Journalism The quality of journalism in India is quite low with most newspaper groups just writing to make ad revenues, instead of the other way around. Some of the material in the articles is of such dubious and fake quality that it makes me cringe most of the times. Compared to these, the quality […]

Solar Power threat to Indian Utilities Most rating agencies are a bit slow compared to other research organizations. Moody’s has come out with a paid report on how India’s fossil fuel generators might face a threat from the rising penetration of solar power. We have been saying this for the last 3-4 years, but Moody’s […]

Nuclear energy industry has seen a massive blow after the Fukushima incident, which led to the shutting down of numerous reactors across Germany, Belgium, Switzerland and Japan. Many countries adopted policies to completely stop nuclear power generation after massive protests. Even though Japan is again restarting old nuclear plants, it is doing so gingerly and […]