A brief chat I had yesterday with Pashupathy Gopalan of SunEdison brought to me an important point – the Indian solar sector is unique in its cut-throat competitiveness and really low margins, something surprising for an industry that is nascent. I personally saw how in the US the margins for solar developers appear to be […]Read More →
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While I was analysing, for one of our clients, the drivers and bottlenecks for wind power financing, I came across a fairly well made out white paper that discussed the framework for mobilising European investment in the Indian wind power sector. Though it was originally done in 2007, I thought it was a white paper […]Read More →
Financing small wind energy projects in Nova Scotia isn’t easy, says John Brereton, president of Natural Forces Wind Inc. The Halifax-based company raised $2.35 million earlier this year through Wind4All Communities Inc., a community economic development investment fund, to build a $11-million Fairmont wind project. Wind4All was the most successful community development investment fund in […]Read More →
Solar Developer – EPC – Financiers Meet for Solar PV Power Plants. Chennai, Mar 22, 2013 India’s Largest Meet for the THREE KEY STAKEHOLDERS in Solar PV Power Plants Learn how to get financing for solar PV projects Meet prospective EPCs and Developers 400 delegates expected. The Whos-Who of Solar EPCs and Developers Will […]Read More →
Well, for those in the wind industry, it is fairly well known that India is one of the hottest destinations for wind power, notwithstanding the fact that the growth in wind power installations in 2012 has been abysmal, mainly as a result of removal of AD (accelerated depreciation) ad GBI (generation based incentives). But that […]Read More →
US President Barack Obama will not concede industries of the 21st century to China, India or Europe, a top presidential aide has said as he defended the administration’s loan guarantee programme. “This President will not concede the industries of the 21st century to China, India, Europe and elsewhere,” the White House press secretary, Jay Carney, […]Read More →