INDIAN MARKETS

Is This The Genesis Of India’s First Bulge Bracket Consumer Goods MNC?

Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Brand Growing In India The global consumer goods space is dominated by western multinational corporations such as Proctor & Gamble and Unilever. These companies have top world renowned brands and strong distribution and sales network across the globe. It is relatively hard to penetrate this space as a result of which Asian...

SOLAR ENERGY

Consolidation Comes To The Indian Solar Development Market With Another Major Asset Sale

Consolidation in Indian Solar Industry The Indian market is continuously seeing consolidation happening at the solar development part of the supply chain. Many smaller players which had entered the solar market in the initial years are looking to sell out to largest PE-backed platforms and financial companies. The solar development market has become extremely tough...

WIND ENERGY

Tulsi Tanti Seems To Be In La La Land For Thinking That India Can Achieve 6 GW Wind Capacity Next Year

Can India really Install 6GW Wind Capacity in FY18 Suzlon chairman Tulsi Tanti thinks that India can do 6 GW of wind energy capacity next year after India installed 5.4 GW of wind capacity in FY17. This record breaking capacity addition was a one off since the wind energy industry faced a huge amount of...

CLIMATE CHANGE

Indian Mega Oil Company Mergers Is Mega Stupidity

Mega-Mergers In Indian Oil Industry The Indian government plans to merge its massive leviathan oil and gas corporations such as ONGC, OIL and others in order to create integrated oil and gas majors which will not suffer from the vagaries of the oil commodity cycle. ONGC and HPCL merger plans are already being made and...

GREEN STOCKS

Indian Government Initial Efforts To Push Electric Vehicle Cars Come To A Cropper

Will Govt. Of India Succeed in Promoting EVs Given that the Indian market is currently highly immature in terms of Electric Vehicle adoption, the government is using its own procurement to push the growth of the EV cars. The Indian government has come out with a procurement of hiring EV cars for its transportation department....

WORLD ECONOMY & MARKETS

Solar Giant GCL Plans Another Huge Silicon Factory To Up Capacity By More Than 40,000 Tons

GCL to Become Largest Poly maker in the World GCL which is the world’s largest manufacturer of polysilicon and wafers and also one of the largest producers of solar panels is planning another major expansion. The company plans to build a giant 40,000-ton silicon factory in Xinjiang which will be big enough to produce 8000...

TECHNOLOGY

Solar Air Conditioners Become Mainstream With Launch of INR 90,000 Product From Videocon

Solar AC in for INR 90,000 in India Solar products have remained niche entities till now as companies have not produced or marketed them effectively in the Indian market. Most of the solar products such as solar lamps and solar street lights are sold through government programs and there is hardly a big enough private...