Industry watchers have been surprised by the sudden and sharp falling solar panel prices by around 10% in the last couple of months. Even the dramatic declines in solar panel prices in the last 5-7 years had not prepared the industry for this sudden precipitous decline in solar panel prices. The main reason for the […]

Reverse Auction Tenders- Wind Energy India Wind energy developers in India have had a relatively good time as compared to solar energy developers with decent IRRs in the range of 15-20% and low competition. Several independent power producers (IPPs) have made wind energy as a focus area and have developed a large profitable portfolio. Renew […]

Wind Solar Hybrid – Andhra Pradesh Andhra Pradesh, the southern India state which used to be a power deficit state has now not only become a power surplus state, but also the hub of renewable energy generation in India. The state has already established a number of large solar parks in the state and has […]

New Solar Wafer Technology The last 5-10 years have seen a dramatic decline in the costs of silicon solar panel, mainly due to the improvement in manufacturing processes and increase in scale. The cost drop has been so fast and so steep that it has made solar energy competitive with major fossil fuels, such as […]

Sunrun Q2 2016 Results Sunrun Inc (NASDAQ: RUN) installed 65 MW of solar panels in Q2 2016, exceeding its 60 MW target. The full year installation guidance stands in between 270-280 MW, which accounts for a growth of more than 35% from the installation numbers in the last year. This is even higher than that […]

Senvion will compete with former parent Suzlon in its home market Suzlon which had recently divested its German owned subsidiary Senvion is now going to face competition from it, in its home market. The Indian wind market grew sharply last year, crossing the 3 GW annual figure and may grow to more than 4 GW […]