Utilities pose problems for Rooftop Solar in India India has set a lofty target of achieving 40,000 MW of solar rooftop capacity by 2022, but unlike the ground mounted plants, the growth in the solar rooftop market has been slow and tedious. The main reason is that unlike the ground mounted plants, the involvement of […]

Why Leading Solar Companies have manufacturing base in SE Asian countries SouthEast Asian countries such as Malaysia, Vietnam and Thailand have become the new hotspots for investment by large Chinese and Taiwanese silicon panel manufacturers. The anti-dumping duties imposed by USA on solar cells and panels made in Taiwan and China, have forced many companies […]

Tesla – SolarCity deal Tesla is all set to acquire SolarCity, which could make it the largest clean energy company. Tesla is known for its many energy efficient innovations like electric vehicles, Powerwall etc. SolarCity has already been using Tesla batteries as a part of its solar projects. Tesla’s acquisition of SolarCity will further add […]

Declining Rooftop Installations in Australia The new solar installations in Australia is declining. There is a major decline in the rooftop installations in Australia. As a result the country is facing a lot of job cuts in this sector. Basically the current government of Australia can be blamed for its deteriorating condition. Rooftop solar is […]

Financing my Rooftop India has the highest irradiation levels, when compared to other countries, as can be seen from the graph below. As we all know by now that rooftop solar has tremendous potential in India because of its massive advantages. Other than the problem of land scarcity and transmission issues in India, rooftop solar […]

Wind Energy Rajasthan Wind energy developers have faced payment issues from time to time, as cash strapped distribution utilities in some states have not disbursed money for the electricity generated by the wind turbines on time. There was a major issues in receiving payments in Tamil Nadu a couple of years ago leading to an […]