Mercom Capital Group Projects Strong Finish to 2014 with Global Solar Installations Forecast at Approximately 48 GW

Mercom Capital Group Projects Strong Finish to 2014 with Global Solar Installations Forecast at Approximately 48 GW

The first half of 2014 was not spectacular for solar installations globally, but with recent policy adjustments being implemented, especially in China, another strong year is forecasted  with installations of ...
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India Solar Market Quarterly Update: With Anti-Dumping Case Behind it, Indian Solar Industry Looks To Refocus on Growth

India Solar Market Quarterly Update: With Anti-Dumping Case Behind it, Indian Solar Industry Looks To Refocus on Growth

Mercom Capital Group, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, released its quarterly market update and revised its Indian solar installation forecast for 2014 to approximately 900 MW. Major ...
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Both Commercial and Residential Respondents Show Strong Support For Solar Subsidies Compared to Fossil Fuels, Mercom Capital Group's India Consumer Survey Reveals

Both Commercial and Residential Respondents Show Strong Support For Solar Subsidies Compared to Fossil Fuels, Mercom Capital Group’s India Consumer Survey Reveals

The “India Consumer Perceptions on Renewable Energy Survey,” conducted by Mercom Communications India, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global communications and consulting firm, focused on gauging ...
Both Commercial and Residential Respondents Favor Solar Power, Mercom Capital Group's India Consumer Survey Reveals

Both Commercial and Residential Respondents Favor Solar Power, Mercom Capital Group’s India Consumer Survey Reveals

The “India Consumer Perceptions on Renewable Energy Survey,” conducted by Mercom Communications India, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global communications and consulting firm, focused on gauging ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Anti Dumping

Indian Ministry of Trade and Commerce Recommends Anti-Dumping Duty on Solar Cells Imported From China, US, Malaysia, and Taiwan

The Indian Ministry of Trade and Commerce has concluded its solar anti-dumping investigations and has recommended imposition of anti-dumping duties on solar cell imports from China, the United States, Malaysia, ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
India Solar 2014

Mercom Capital Group Cautiously Reiterates India Solar Installation Forecast, All Eyes on India’s New Government to Get the Industry Back on Track

Mercom Capital Group, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, today announced that it is cautiously reiterating its Indian solar installation forecast at approximately 1,000 MW in 2014. There ...
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Mercom Capital Group Updates Indian Solar Installation Forecast to About 1 GW in 2014

Mercom Capital Group Updates Indian Solar Installation Forecast to About 1 GW in 2014

Indian solar installations are forecast to be approximately 1,000 MW in 2014, according to Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm. Solar installations in India ...
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$600 Million in VC funding for Solar in 2013, Strong Public Market Financings, Project Funding Activity

$600 Million in VC funding for Solar in 2013, Strong Public Market Financings, Project Funding Activity

Total corporate funding up 25 percent at $10 billion Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, released its report on funding and mergers and acquisition ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Indian Solar Quarterly Market Update - Forecasting a Better 2014 after a Lackluster Year

Indian Solar Quarterly Market Update – Forecasting a Better 2014 after a Lackluster Year

It has been a quiet year for the Indian solar sector, with installations at 900 MW so far this year and final numbers forecasted to be similar to last year ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Military Engineering Solar Tender

Non-Protectionist Solar Policies Will Help Attract Foreign Investments into India

The fundamentals of the solar sector have shifted. After years of panel price drops, module prices have gone up this year by about 10 percent, while the rupee has fallen ...
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India Solar Anti-dumping Case Initiation

Solar sector sees $189 million in VC funding, $1.3 billion in M&A, in Q2 2013 reports Mercom Capital Group

Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, released its report on funding and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity for the solar sector during the second ...
Solar Rooftop

Solar Policy Experiments Continue in India

Current cumulative solar installations in India stand at 1,761 MW with about 557 MW installed so far in 2013. With most of the CSP projects that were due to be ...
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Solar Anti Dumping

With Chronic Power Shortages and 400 Million Without Power, India Losing Sight of Big Picture with Solar Anti-Dumping Case

Before examining the reasons surrounding India’s solar manufacturing anti-dumping investigation, one overarching point must be made clear: India needs power. It is estimated that there are roughly 400 million Indians ...
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Month in a Minute

Solar Installations in India Reached 980 MW in 2012

For a Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission Fact Sheet: Click Here India installed 980 MW of solar in 2012, slightly lower than our forecast of 1,090 MW. This was largely due ...
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India solar 2012

The Next Phase – Indian Solar Market Update for 3rd Quarter 2012

There was not a lot of movement in terms of solar installations in India in Q3 2012. Cumulative solar installations stood at 1,045 MW as of November 1, 2012, but ...
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Solar round up

India Solar Market Update – 2nd Quarter 2012

India has crossed the symbolic milestone of 1 GW in installations this year; at the time of this update, cumulative solar installations in India stood at approximately 1,040 MW. India ...
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India Gigawatt Club

Will India join the ‘Gigawatt Club’ this year?

Indian Solar Market Update – 1st Quarter 2012 By: Raj Prabhu, Managing Partner, Mercom Capital Group After over two years of policy deliberations and growing pains, India is finally seeing ...
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Indian Solar Market Update - Fourth Quarter 2011

Indian Solar Market Update – Fourth Quarter 2011

There has been a flurry of activity in the Indian solar sector in the fourth quarter, as 350 MW of Phase 1 Batch II photovoltaic (PV) projects were announced under ...
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solar project india

India Third Quarter Solar Market Update – Indian Solar Market Shifts Gears Into Phase 1 – Batch 2

Indian Solar Market Update – Third Quarter 2011 The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) announced in August that 35 of the 37 photovoltaic (PV) projects amounting to 140MW ...
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Survey

Awareness of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Low in India, According to Survey by Mercom Capital Group

71% of consumers in India willing to pay higher rates for electricity from renewable energy sources  According to a first-of-its-kind survey conducted by Mercom Capital Group titled 'India Renewable Energy ...
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solar panels

India Announces Guidelines for Bidding of 350 MW Solar Projects for Phase 1, Batch 2

New guidelines were issued by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) and the present set of guidelines is applicable to the Second Batch of the photovoltaic projects to be ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
solar project

India 2011 Q2 Solar Market Update – Did India Get The Solar Policy Right?

By the end of the second quarter 2011, the whole of India’s solar sector was waiting anxiously for the looming deadline of July 9th - the date that project developers were ...
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India Market Update

India 2011 First Quarter Solar Market Update – Focus on India’s solar policy framework

After the formal launch of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) in 2010, the markets have been closely watching the progress of India’s solar program as the JNNSM moves ...
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solar project

India’s Solar Opportunities and Challenges – A perspective on JNNSM selection guidelines

India's Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM), a major initiative of the government of India, has set itself a goal of creating an enabling policy framework for deploying 20GW of ...
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Indian Solar Industry - Cautiously Optimistic

Indian Solar Industry – Cautiously Optimistic

Highlights from SOLARCON India 2010 Mercom Communications India, Pvt. Ltd., a subsidiary of Mercom Capital Group, a clean energy communications and consulting firm, attended the SOLARCON India 2010 conference held ...