According to the Spanish Solar Power Lobby ASIF,the Spanish government (under Pressure with Spanish Banks facing Funding Problems and Spanish Bond Yields Rising) is proposing a cut of 30%  in “guaranteed subsidies” to existing solar plants . Under the Feed in Tariff (FIT) scheme implemented by countries to promote renewable energy,power producers are guaranteed a […]

Thin Film Technology came into prominence with Polysilicon Prices ruling at $400/kg Solar Thin Film Technology is supposed to be  the 2nd Generation successor to the mainstream Crystalline Silicon (c-Si) Technology which accounts for around 85% of world production.With Polysilicon(c-Si raw material) being priced at an exorbitant $400/kg in 2008 (cost of $30/kg) due to […]

Panasonic hits upon a Green Goldmine in Sanyo Panasonic has hit upon a Green Goldmine with its acquisition of Sanyo .It is now capitalizing on  Sanyo’s Solar and Energy Storage Technology by making huge investments in this space.Sanyo had been already been metamorphizing into a Green company from an Electronics company before Panasonic bought it […]

China has put on hold new IPO’s from its fast growing Green Industry to prevent overcapacity and weed out small players.Though Goldwind (China’s second largest wind turbine producer) has received approval for the Biggest Green IPO in 2010 in HongKong later this month,others are facing hurdles.While no official communication has been released,Reuters reported that the […]

Masdar’s Amorphous Silicon Division in Trouble Masdar, Abu Dhabi owned Green Company plans to build a  Solar Thermal plant called “Shams 1″ near Abu Dhabi. Masdar PV has been in the news recently with the Dismissal of its top executives as its German Thin Film plant is facing trouble.Masdar PV sourced technology and equipment from […]

Pumped Hydro Storage Introduction Pumped Hydro Storage along with Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) are the less glamorous cousins of Energy Storage Approaches like Lithium Batteries,Flywheels and Capacitors .The Green Investing Limelight has been firmly taken over by startups like A123 Systems which have failed to perform to their initial hype.Pumped Hydro Storage on the […]