Vikram Solar collaborates with European Companies Vikram Solar an Indian PV module manufacturer headquartered in Kolkata, West Bengal is now extending its production capacity to include solar cells as well. The company’s manufacturing plant has a 150 MW installed capacity, spread across 40,000 sq ft area in Falta, West Bengal. It manufactures modules for both [...]

Solar Power in Assam The Assam Government has agreed to provide 800 bigha of land to set up a solar power facility, which is expected to generate 40 MW of solar power. This decision comes in accordance with the solar drive in India. The Prime Minister has promoted the usage of solar and wind power [...]

Green India Bonds India came out with its first ever green India bond, under Prime Minister Modi’s leadership. Mr. Modi has been pushing the country hard on the solar path lately. The country has set up an ambitious target to install 100 GW of solar power by 2022. India was also granted support of $160 [...]

RPO in India Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) was launched in 2010, making it mandatory for distribution companies, open-access consumers and captive power producers to meet a part of their energy needs through green energy. According to the RPO, a certain percentage of a state’s electricity generation must come from clean energy sources. CERC mandated that by [...]

India The Indian stock market has been on a roll since end 2013, as poll forecasts started to predict the end of the corruption ridden and rudderless, leaderless Congress government and the potential win of the BJP led by reformist Narendra Modi. Since then the stock markets have climbed up by more than 50% as [...]

Maharashtra – RE Policy with solar focus Maharashtra is India’s largest industrial state and home to India’s financial capital – Mumbai. The state has massive power requirements and as per CERC guidelines requires to install large amounts of renewable energy capacity.  Maharashtra has lagged in renewable energy capacity installation compared to other states like Gujarat, [...]