SOLAR ENERGY

Solar Energy Costs to fall further as Low-interest rates Become another Major Cost Deflator

另类情感故事Renewable energy costs are set to decline further as interest rates have become negative in large parts of the globe. With the COVID-19 crisis leading to a GDP decline in most countries, central banks globally have been rapidly cutting rates to fight the crisis. The USA has cut rates to zero while central banks in...

WIND ENERGY

Wind Capacity in India Stagnates without any Major Demand Driver

India Wind Industry Challenges Wind energy capacity has shown a flat year in 2019 in terms of capacity additions at around 2.5 GW as the industry has stagnated due to apathetic policy, lack of growth in the market and issues in getting land and transmission. After a trailblazing year in 2017 when the industry grew...

CLIMATE CHANGE

Big Oil starts the Pivot to Renewable Energy in the COVID Crisis

The giant oil and gas majors such as Chevron, BP, Shell, etc. are starting to tilt towards renewable energy and other green businesses as the movement against fossil fuels gains pace due to increasing concerns about climate change and pollution of air. They are making large investments though tiny by their balance sheet sizes into...

GREEN STOCKS

The Indian States play Politics with Electric Power payments as Utilities look to Survive

The Indian federal government has recently brought out a package of nearly $12 billion to rescue the different state-owned distribution power utilities which were facing multiple problems due to the COVID-19 crisis. They were facing the problem of declining demand on one hand and the problems of collections of utility bills on the other, as...

WORLD ECONOMY & MARKETS

UK Well on its Way to Green Energy Transition with Two Months of Coal-less Energy

United Kingdom has had a silver lining due to the COVID crisis which has led to hundreds of thousands of cases in the country. The lockdown that was imposed resulted in a sharp fall in the demand for power which is similar to what has been seen in other countries as well.? Also like other...

TECHNOLOGY

Is Hyperloop Just A Case of Hyperbole or Will It Disrupt The Transport Industry

Can Hyperloop?Disrupt The Transport Industry Hyperloop has gathered vast amounts of media attention in the past few years and is said to be the next big thing in transportation industry set to disrupt the trillion dollar industry. However, the hype around Hyperloop has failed to produce anything concrete till date, unlike Electric Vehicles which are...