UP to join the Solar bandwagon All major Indian states have launched independent solar power programs using a reverse auction bidding mechanism which has been pioneered by the Indian federal government. Gujarat was the only state to use a fixed feed in tariff program which proved to be a huge success. Uttar Pradesh has become […]

MEMC to SunEdison MEMC – the world’s leader in silicon wafer manufacturing has now changed the company name to SunEdison. The shareholders approved of this change at the company’s annual meeting. SunEdison was a subsidiary of MEMC. US Polysilicon and Wafer Producer MEMC bought Sunedison which was one of the largest solar installers in 2008. Now MEMC is strongly expanding […]

More Solar Plants, Supplies and Leasing Programs around the Globe 1) YGE supplies Solar Panels to largest PV power plant in Malaysia Yingli Green Energy (YGE) has agreed to supply multicrystalline solar panels to a Malaysia based PV Power plant. The agreement is to supply approximately 41K YGE 60 cell series panels. They are expected to […]

Indian states are competing with one another in announcing massive solar subsidies through reverse auction tenders. AP had announced a huge 1 GW tender as it tried to beat the massive power crisis affecting the state. However, Indian governance remains a massive problem for Indian development and solar power is no different. We have already […]

Andhra Pradesh which is the largest southern Indian state has seen a good response to its tender for 900 MW of solar capacity. The state is using the tried and tested solution of reverse auction to promote solar energy in the state. Indian states particularly the southern ones are heavily power deficient with industries leaving […]

Introduction Indian states have been coming out with solar policies and tenders at a feverish pace in recent days thanks to falling solar panel prices and massive brownouts due to inadequate power capacity. Tamil Nadu announced a massive solar promotion policy targeting 3 GW in 3 years through a mix of ground and rooftop solar […]