Solar Slowdown in China The Chinese government is reportedly cutting its target for solar capacity additions from 150 GW in 2020 to just 110 GW. The main reasons for the cutting in my view are: 1) Grid constraints as there is not enough power lines from the main western producing regions of China such as […]

Solar>Wind in India While solar energy hogs all the headlines in India, it is to be remembered that India has the world’s 4th largest capacity of wind energy with more than 27 GW of wind energy installed. India manages to install around 2.5-3.5 GW of wind energy every year, but for the first time solar […]

$2 billion Equity Fund for RE in India We at Greenworldinvestor had recently highlighted the problems being faced by the Indian solar industry in getting equity to fund solar projects. With the Indian capacity at 8 GW and the target at 100 GW, massive amounts of solar capacity needs to be added. Solar being a capital […]

Falling Sales for Solar Companies in China China remains the biggest driver for renewable energy demand whether it is solar or wind energy. China installed a gargantuan 30 GW of wind energy and over 15 GW of solar energy in 2015 making it by far the largest installer of renewable energy capacity in the world. […]

First Solar not launching Series 5 Solar panel prices have crashed by around 30% globally in 2016 which has made every major producer rethink their strategy with respect to expansion and growth. Many of the solar stocks have seen their prices fall by 40-80% in 2016, as a massively oversupplied market has resulted in prices […]

Suzlon Solar Strategy Suzlon which is India’s largest wind turbine manufacturer entered the solar space last year. The company is using its expertise in wind farm development to get into the development of solar farms. It has built huge expertise over the years in EPC and the power markets. It has good relationships with regulators […]