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How Does President Trump Affect the Global Solar Industry?

On 9/11, Donald Trump was declared the 45th President of the United States of America. While it is unclear how a Trump Presidency will affect multiple issues like USA’s stand on war, taxes and the economy, his stance on climate change and renewable energy is clear. And it’s not looking good.

  • Donald Trump has famously called climate change a “Chinese Hoax”. He has effecively denied what 99% of scientists have proven.

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Demonetization of INR 500 and 1000 rupee notes: Impact on the Solar Industry

Yesterday at 8:30 PM, we all were witness to a very big move made by the Modi government to tackle the problem of undeclared income, demonetizing INR 500 and INR 1000 rupee notes. All the citizens have been asked to exchange their existing such notes from the banks for new ones (refer). This is a huge move which was kept absolutely secret from the public until 8:30 PM yesterday and has been implemented from today at 12 AM. (more…)

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Delhi Solar Policy, 2016- Official & Gazetted

The Delhi Solar Policy has finally been published from its Draft stages (refer) to a final one (refer).

It begins with a basic outline that Delhi has a solar potential of 2.5 GW of which 49% (almost half) would come from the domestic sector. This brings us back to think about the role played by residential rooftops in Delhi in making solar a great success and popularizing it. (more…)

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