March 7, 2019

China Plans To Build The World’s First Solar Power Station In Space

According to Science and Technology Daily, the official newspaper of China’s Ministry of Science and Technology China is intending to build the world’s first solar-based power […]
May 11, 2018

Relief for Indian solar producers as government reneges on import duty

Relief for Indian solar producers as government reneges on import duty NEW DELHI: India has scrapped a duty on solar modules, making it easier to import […]
May 9, 2018

India in top 6 to create most green energy jobs

India in top 6 to create most green energy jobs NEW DELHI: With the countries across the globe gradually switching to clean energy in sync with […]
April 6, 2018

Solar beats fossil fuels in 2017 leading record renewables investment

  It has already been widely reported that 2017 was extraordinary for renewables. Last year, wind and solar saw unprecedented growth as global energy demand increased, […]
March 19, 2018

India’s solar manufacturers facing a ‘make or buy’ dilemma

  The energy sector in India has always been a topic for discussion and debate among experts, observers, analysts, industry players and magnates, besides others. India […]
February 6, 2018

Panasonic to begin direct sales of solar cells

  Japan’s technology giant Panasonic has confirmed in its financial results for the nine months ended December 31, 2017, that it is to begin selling solar […]
January 24, 2018

Trump Solar Tariffs Reverberate in India, China’s Biggest Buyer

President Donald Trump imposing duties on foreign-made solar equipment comes as India considers its own protections from overseas supplies after becoming China’s biggest solar panel export […]
January 8, 2018

Solar Panels Stuck At Indian Ports, May Delay PM Modi’s Clean Energy Goals

Solar modules worth more than $150 million are stuck at various ports in the country due to a dispute over their classification and the import tax […]
December 29, 2017

Was 2017 the Year Global Energy Giants Went All-In on the Distributed Energy Revolution?

It’s been an interesting year for mergers and acquisitions in the distributed energy space, with some unexpected developments. We haven’t seen the same massive M&A deals […]
December 13, 2017

Land of the rising solar

Japan has been drawing a lot of attention and investment from foreign electricity generating companies, especially in solar power, where favourable regulations and substantial demand for […]
December 5, 2017

Solar power will drive us towards goal of universal energy access: ISA chief

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) – India’s brainchild which was launched jointly with France in Paris on November 30, 2015 – will come into force on […]
December 1, 2017

Analysis: How developing nations are driving record growth in solar power

Led by China and India, these developing economies are behind dramatic recent growth in solar capacity, which expanded by 33% in 2016. China alone installed 27 […]
October 31, 2017

Climate pledges not enough to deal with emissions

Urgent action is required to check the worldwide rise in emissions of greenhouse gases to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, the United Nations Environment […]
October 30, 2017

Will India be able to reach deadline to convert all vehicles into EVs by 2030? Here are the challenges

India’s deadline for converting all vehicles into electric vehicles (EVs) in the next 13 years might sound too ambitious and even ridiculous to some, but transport […]
October 30, 2017

India Looks to Renewables to Meet Rising Energy Needs

By the government’s own reckoning, despite India’s energy needs likely to double over the next seven years (going by the current rate of economic growth), the […]
October 26, 2017

Global solar market to reach nearly 100 GW this year

The global solar market is set to end 2017 some 95 GW larger than when it began, according to German analyst firm Bernreuter Research. This record […]
October 12, 2017

Why 2018 could be a breakthrough year for ‘Made-in-India’ module exports

Things can change very quickly in the solar industry, and no more so than when new trade-related cases are introduced or existing ones are amended in […]
October 10, 2017

India needs large lithium-ion battery plants for EVs push

India is looking at having an all-electric car fleet by 2030 with an express objective of lowering the fuel import bill and running cost of vehicles. […]
October 9, 2017

Solar cars begin race across Australian desert in World Solar Challenge

The World Solar Challenge began on Sunday with 42 solar cars crossing Australia’s tropical north to its southern shores, a grueling 3,000 km (1,864 mile) race […]
October 2, 2017

Canadian Solar said to explore sale of Indian power assets

Canadian Solar Inc., a maker of solar panels, is exploring the sale of its Indian solar power assets, worth around 108 megawatts (MW), two people aware […]
September 25, 2017

Dozens of Japanese cities and towns quietly go off-grid

Dozens of cities and towns in Japan have quietly shifted from traditional utility-based grid power system to a more local, resilient model of generating and storing energy where it is […]