Opinion & analysis

26 June 2015 | Nigel Morris | Comment now

We're back!

With the Australian Parliament having finally passed its reduction of the country's Renewable Energy Target, Solar Business Service's Nigel Morris declares: "We're back"

17 June 2015 | Tobias Engelmeier | Comment now

The state of distributed solar in India

Rooftop PV in India holds enormous promise, writes Bridge to India's founder and director, Tobias Engelmeier. Yet, as of May 2015, there is only a cumulative installed capacity of around 400 MW. He discusses the state of the market, listing the current business models used, market innovation and policies.

26 May 2015 | Shahan Ahmed | Comment now

Closing the gap between how rural off grid and on grid users use electricity

The focus on providing electricity to rural homes around the globe has grown tremendously, but many barriers still remain, including access to financing, subsidization, and available technology that is both effective and also affordable for low income homes.

19 May 2015 | Tobias Engelmeier | One comment

Why auctions for power projects don’t work in India

Director and founder of consultancy firm, Bridge to India, Tobias Engelmeier argues that power project auctions don’t work in India, and instead lead to irrational competition and unsustainable business models.

10 April 2015 | Rene Moerman | One comment

Bridging Asia and Europe: solar's decade-long journey

Founder of Dutch solar insurance provider Solar Insurance & Finance (Solarif), Rene Moerman has seen a lot in his nine years as the company’s chief strategy officer. Here he muses on a decade of lessons learned about solar’s leading markets from an insurance perspective.

01 April 2015 | Nigel Morris | Comment now

Australian solar mergers and acquisitions break records

The announcement that international solar company Solar Power Inc (SPI) will acquire an 80% stake in Australian solar wholesaler Solar Juice sets a fascinating new milestone for mergers and acquisitions in the solar space.

23 March 2015 | Jasmeet Khurana | One comment

The Indian solar market: Separating the action from the noise

Jasmeet Khurana of consultancy and research firm Bridge to India examines the fundamentals of India's solar capacity demand in view of the government's proposed 100 GW target.

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