Solar Powered Mosquito Traps- Another important Solar Application In yet another technological breakthrough, a solar powered mosquito trap was made resulting in approximately 70% reduction in the malaria causing mosquitoes. This device was in trial period for the last three years on an island in Kenya. More than 400 thousand people died due to this […]

100 MW Solar Power Plant by TATA A 100 MW solar plant have been commissioned by Tata Power Solar in Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh. It is India’s largest solar plant commissioned till date, using solar cells and modules manufactured in India itself. This plant is expected to offset 110,000 tons of Co2 in the first year […]

Discom issues in a Power surplus India With states turning power surplus, DISCOMs are facing additional challenges in India. In a recent statement, India Ratings and Research states that approximately INR 8000 crore can be the expected loss to be borne by the state distribution companies, in lieu of almost 50% of the Indian states […]

Fixed Tariff model for India’s Solar industry Indian solar sector has seen a huge amount of success using the reverse auction tender method, which has led to massive competition amongst solar developers and discovery of declining prices for solar power. Unlike other countries, India has not been burdened with high subsidies that need to be […]

First Solar Q2 2016 Results First Solar (NASDAQ: FSLR) has been a key player in the solar thin film technology. In fact it is amongst the very few companies who is engaged in manufacturing thin film panels globally. Another prominent player in this technology is Japan’s Solar Frontier. First Solar recently announced its second quarter […]

Solar ETF in India The exchange traded funds in India are focused more on the Indian equity market, rather than being sector specific. Gold, equity, debt and ETFs representing the international indices are available on the National Stock Exchange. ETF is a good way for people to participate in the stock market and are usually […]