Efficient Use Of Water in Solar Scarcity of Water is a looming threat for our generation. India itself is facing acute water shortage as a result of drying up of its wells, lakes and other sources of groundwater. Maharashtra and nearly half the country faced drought conditions before the onset of monsoons. Not only farmers but […]

In 2018, a total of 13.4 GW of clean power was purchased by companies globally, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance. This was a record amount of clean power sourced through PPAs, breaking the previous record set in 2017. Out of the total power purchased, the U.S. was the single largest market with 8.5 GW […]

Leading U.S. based thin-film solar panel company, First Solar is looking at selling 45 MW of its solar assets in India. These assets are located in the southern state of Karnataka and the company is looking for both financial and strategic investors. The sale is expected to generate close to Rs. 300 crore for First […]

China moves to a Market Driven Mechanism The Chinese solar market is the major driver of solar panel prices globally given that it accounts for around 45%-50% of the overall global demand. The demand in China is watched very closely by industry participants as it can quickly turn a shortage position into an oversupply situation […]

Solar Without Subsidy Indian solar power companies are now seriously contemplating putting up large scale ground-mounted solar power plants without a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) in place. Typically almost all power generation plants in the world are built with a PPA from a buyer in place. The financing of the power plant only happens if […]

India’s Electric Vehicle policy has been a story of more misses than hits with the government yet to make up its mind with what to do despite three years of painful consultations between the government, and the industry. The mind boggling number of ministries involved has led to a complete policy confusion with no one […]