We keep hearing stories about how solar and wind energy are going to change the face of the power industry in India and worldwide. India has been quite vocal about its solar ambition, with the country aiming at installing 100 GW of solar capacities by 2022. According to a new report by Bridge to India, […]

CPSU Solar Policy in India The Indian solar manufacturing industry has been in doldrums ever since the domestic content requirements (DCR) was removed from domestic solar tenders due to WTO restrictions. Despite large capacities of solar modules, utilization was low as low-cost imports from China have virtually captured the whole Indian solar market. Though the […]

Origami Solar Panels Today, we keep on hearing about the advancements in solar technology. It is now easier to install a solar system than in the past. Given the fact that the efficiency of solar panels has largely improved, many individuals and industries alike have chosen to go solar in order to reduce their power bills. […]

Out of the 5,000 MW of renewable energy additions during the last year (Apr-Dec’18), solar accounted for 3,560 MW including 3,270 MW from ground-mounted projects and 290 MW from rooftop segment. Wind installations increased to 993 MW from just 569 MW in the last year. However, India added just one-third of its total target of renewable […]

Renewable Energy – Interim Budget India India’s installed solar generation capacity had grown over ten times in the last five years and is now generating plenty of jobs, announced Mr. Piyush Goyal in the Indian Interim Budget 2019, presented on Feb 1st this year. India is looking at deploying renewable energy sources aggressively to reduce […]

Solar in Goa As solar becomes too mainstream with passing time, it is gradually becoming economically viable to install a solar system. However, to boost solar adoption across the country various state governments announce subsidies from time to time, to encourage consumers and producers alike. In the latest of this kind, the Goa State Solar Policy has approved an […]