Solar Costs declining fast in USA It is not a revelation that solar power prices and equipment costs have been dropping sharply over the last 5-6 years all over the world. But the quantum of the drop is a big surprise to almost everybody. A recent NREL study has found out that the solar PPA […]

California faces Utility-Solar dispute Utilities have been fighting hard to stop the onslaught of solar rooftop installations in various parts of the world. In countries like Germany where the green movement is extremely strong and governments are supportive, utilities have seen their business models getting wiped out with billions of dollars in losses. Australia too […]

More Solar jobs in USA President Obama in his recent initiative to boost solar energy announced 75000 new solar jobs. This will be achieved by a new program to train 75000 Americans for solar jobs by 2020, to be launched by the United States Department of Energy. The previous target was 50K. A new program […]

Solar Power versus Utility companies Giant utilities in USA such as Southern Power, Dominion Energy etc. have long been investor favorites due to the regulated nature of the electricity power business, which allows them to earn decently fat returns without doing much. They have got a pretty much captive demand. Their costs are all covered […]

Why is SCTY a Short? SolarCity(SCTY) is a systems installer company in the US, which it either sells or lease to its customers. The company gave good revenues in the last quarter and was successful in increasing its customer base. However the company’s main area of business is in residential segment and that too concentrates […]

After the whole roar of US Chinese solar trade wars, the World Trade Organization (WHO) has pointed out that US has violated certain rules of international trading in fixing the duties. As a result of which, US needs to revise the duties so as to be in conformity with international rules of trading. USA had […]