SunEdison looking to light up rural India with solar

Many of India’s solar projects are being connected to the grid to generate power for cities. But some companies are looking to build businesses off of solar for off-grid rural India, including solar developer SunEdison, which announced a new rural solar project in India on Wednesday.

Solar energy blooms in India

The Indian state of Gujarat — a hot bed of solar power development over the past year — will throw a big party on Thursday to celebrate the commissioning of 600 MW of solar energy projects over just one year.

How a startup is cracking the Indian solar market

“It’s year one for solar in India,” says Alan Rosling, the chairman and executive director of Kiran Energy, a solar developer startup based in Mumbai. Kiran Energy has 75 MW’s worth of solar contracts; that makes it the largest solar-specific player in India.

The Path to Becoming A Solar Power Broker in Korea

SunEdison said Friday it has signed a memorandum of understanding with a provincial government in South Korea to install 400 megawatts of solar panels, a sizable project considering the country’s market shrank dramatically following a cut in incentives.

Smartphone Sales to Keep Growing

Recession or not, smartphone sales are expected to remain strong for the foreseeable future, according to Infonetics Research, a market research company.…

Talking Torrents

The Broadband Daily: James Enck talks to Gary Lerhaupt, the developer of Torrentocracy, the fusion of BitTorrent with open-source PVR, and more…