Discoms Return To Their Old Defaulting Ways India’s power industry is a long term running mess especially on its distribution side with most of the distribution utilities holding billions of dollars of losses on their balance sheet and continue to sell power at below costs. The main reason for their mess is that they are […]

Will rooftop Solar Finally Succeed in India Rooftop Solar in India has been the Achilles heel of the government’s renewable energy strategy. This segment has failed to take off despite the numerous policies and subsides enacted by the central ministry. The main reason is that rooftop solar energy requires support from the local distribution utilities […]

Reverse Auction in Indian Wind Industry The Indian wind energy sector has been a cosy sheltered place for all its major stakeholders as the government provides a fixed prices for the wind power it buys without subjecting it to competition. The price called feed in tariffs varies for different states but it is high enough […]

The New India Needs No Coal The Indian power industry has seen a massive paradigm change over the last few years with renewable energy particularly solar energy dominating the discourse around new generation. While King Coal still accounts for 60% of the country’s power generation capacity, solar energy is making rapid strides. It is expected […]

Rooftop Solar India In Jeopardy? Promoting rooftop solar energy in India has been very hard for the government despite the central government enacting numerous policies and subsidies to support the segment. The problem is the small scale and support required from a large number of stakeholders such as state regulatory commissions and utilities. Unlike large […]

Solar On CST Railway Station India has taken up a mammoth task to install a 100 GW of solar power to eradicate its power problems. In this regard various policies, subsidies and schemes have been enacted by the central government. The states are also doing their bit in promoting solar usage.  A large portion of […]