Daily Archive: June 16, 2013

The Collectivist Kilowatt: More Options for Community Solar

The sun is still only rising for the commercial and residential deployment of photovoltaics (PV) and, as barriers to development are identified, innovative approaches to solar financing continue to sprout. Recent advancements to address...

The Coming US Distributed Solar Boom

Opportunities and risks in a cost-competitive market   In the first quarter of this year there were 71.3 megawatts of residential solar installed in California’s three investor-owned utility territories, according to our just-released U.S. Solar...

Solar Tracking Systems Gain Ground

It sounds obvious: put solar panels on a movable mount to follow the sun and catch as much sunlight as possible. But applying solar trackers to a project is not clear cut. Developers not...

Ministry sets up working group for biomass power

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has constituted a working group to review issues troubling biomass-based power producers in the country. The group, chaired by Alok Srivastava, a Joint Secretary in the Ministry,...

Solar players upbeat over EU action against China

Indian solar cell and module manufacturers are enthused by two developments in the last few days. First, the European Union’s action of imposing anti-dumping duty on solar panels imported from China has raised expectations...