YGE Q1’16 Update Yingli Green Energy (NYSE:YGE) announced that it is set to turn net profit positive in Q1’16, for the first time since Q3’11. First quarter shipments amounted to 500-510 MW, higher than its guidance of 480-510 MW. Shipments to Japan rose when compared to the previous quarter, as a result of which ASPs […]

India’s solar sector is seeing an increasing amount of churn with new investors and developers entering the market even, as some of the older ones start to exit the industry. The competitive intensity in the industry remains high which means that tariffs remain very low, leading to very low ROE levels for developers. Given that […]

A Smart Solar Bag! We are hearing about solar power applications day in and out. Not only has solar energy helped to solve bigger power problems, but has also entered small ventures like solar karts, solar e rickshaws, solar powered chargers, lights etc. to help people in their daily lives. Another breakthrough invention specially designed […]

Online application for Rooftop Solar in India The government has set up a centralised portal under MNRE that will allow consumers to apply for installation of solar rooftops online. Residential, commercial and industrial consumers are all eligible to apply. They are required to input the area available and their power requirement on an application form […]

Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries Energy storage is set to become the next mega-trend in the solar industry. Solar power is getting more affordable, and coupled with energy storage capacities has the potential to compete with the traditional grid electricity. Large solar installers in USA like SunPower are already offering their customers packages with storage solutions. […]

Pi We all know that Pi (3.14159265359……) is the ratio of the circumference to the diameter of a circle. It is an irrational number with digits going on infinitely, following no specific pattern and is represented by the Greek letter ?. But what is generally not known are the other non-numerical places where Pi can […]