China has massively increased its wind installations to become the world’s second biggest market in 2009 . It has also managed to cultivate its local home grown industry to join the ranks of top 10 world turbine makers. Foreign dominance of China’s wind market has completely disappeared as the share had declined to 5%. Now […]

US wants the booming China clean energy sector to help boost its exports to meet Obama’s mission of doubling exports in the next 5 years.However the implicit trade barriers are too high for the foreign companies to surmount.China has managed to dominate the world’s solar industry and is on its way to doing it in […]

China’s rise in solar manufacturing has been nothing short of spectacular.From less than 5% of world marketshare it has gone to more than 50% in the current quarter.Some of its companies like Trina and Yingli are the lowest cost producers of solar modules in the world today.The Europeans like Solarworld and Q-Cells which were dominant […]

The Global Wind Industry increased by 31% in 2009 despite a bad year for the world economy boosted by the movement towards cleaner energy and the relatively good economics of wind compared to other renewables like solar energy. Despite this Vestas which is the world’s largest turbine maker reported a loss making quarter . I […]

The Copenhagen Conference on Climate¬† Change turned out to be a dud despite the huge media hype and hoopla . But despite indifferent support of climate by world governments , investments in climate change by private sector has increased by leaps and bounds despite the slowdown brought on by the financial crisis.Both wind and solar […]

Orient Green Power Ltd (OGPL), is planning to raise¬† Rs 900 crore to fund its expansion plans of raising capacity to 1000 MW by 2013 from the less than 200 MW now.Shriram EPC, Bessemer andOlympus Capital are the promoters of this company started in 2007 . From its website OGPL is a leading renewable energy […]