Global Solar Industry

By Makarand Gawade, Staff Writer With consistently rising energy demand, solar energy will certainly be one of the cornerstones of the future energy mix. Approximately 1.4 billion people (20% of world’s population), have no access to electricity, and most of these people are in developing and underdeveloped countries. Although solar energy has the potential to […]

Global Fuel Ethanol Industry

By Makarand Gawade, Staff Writer Evolution of Fuel Ethanol Industry The ethanol industry has come a long way from its first usage of ethanol to power an engine in 1826 and subsequent usage as a lighting fuel in the 1850s. Ethanol blended gasoline was first used in the 1920s as octane booster and this fuel […]