G-56 India has recently been somewhat rattled by the new US-China climate change deal, in which the world’s two largest polluters have signed a deal to substantially reduce their carbon emissions by 2030; with China setting a target of 20% renewable energy by 2030. India has an active member in climate change talks. India wants [...]

IREDA to finance Solar Energy India’s main renewable energy funding agency IREDA is going to shift its focus towards solar energy as the country has made extremely ambitious plans to install multiple gigawatts of solar energy. IREDA has already raised its equity capital base and is set to increase its funding from different national and [...]

India to instal 100 GW solar capacity The Indian power minister recently said that the Indian government is going to raise its solar energy target dramatically from 20 GW in 2022 to 100 GW. This is a massive target increase. To give some context, the total global solar capacity installed by 2013 was 100 GW. [...]

Indian Wind Industry set to see Revival The Indian wind industry is set to see a strong uptick in capacity increase in India, after the current government re-introduced the accelerated depreciation benefit for wind farm investments in India. The country has the world’s 4th highest capacity of wind power in the world, with nearly 20 GW [...]

None can deny the benefits of using solar over the traditional electricity, given the high power costs in a country like India. Despite of that, the Indian citizens are accustomed to sitting in darkness because of enormous power outs. The remotest part of rural India still does not have access to electricity. Given the above [...]

Solar installation business has gained massive popularity in the last couple of years. Previously the solar companies used to just manufacture solar cells, wafers, modules or other components, but today no solar company is complete without a solar installation arm. With solar energy reaching grid parity across various parts of the globe, the cost of [...]