The US state of Georgia is seeing an interesting battle between the dominant utility and a new upstart Georgia Solar Utilities Inc that is proposing to set up an astounding 2 GW of solar power in the state. Note Georgia does not have a Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) that mandates the utilities in the state […]

USA’s loan grant schemes to green companies have proven to be a massive disaster as proved by the failure of a numerous companies that have been recipients of these loans. While Solyndra has been the media poster boy, there have been others like Abound Solar, A123 Systems and Beacon Power. Now there is a proposal […]

Big Chinese state owned companies are gobbling up financially strained Western solar firms as a massive overcapacity in global solar panel supply (caused by their brethren) drives them to bankruptcy. Note thin film startups like Ascent Solar, Heliovolt have already seen Asian companies taking a controlling equity stake. Now Chinese state owned companies which do […]

The QE Infinity program of Quantitative Easing launched by the US Federal Reserve has left even the most cynical Fed watcher shocked by the quantum of easing that the US Fed has unleashed. Here are some of the intelligent reactions to the QE by the Fed from some of the most astute market analysts. Rosenbergy […]

Quantitative Easing by USA The US Federal Bank announced to unlimited Quantitative Easing at the rate of $40 billion a month, surprising the market which at the most was expecting a one time QE3. This sent the prices of all risk on assets, rocketing higher. While even the Indian stocks joined the rally, the long […]

US Solar Panel Industry The massive global oversupply of solar panels has led to solar panel prices plummeting to new depths. This has already led to bankruptcies of numerous solar companies around the world with some of them being erstwhile global leaders. The carnage has not stopped as even small solar companies serving niche markets […]