The renewable energy industry in the past couple of years has been facing a harrowing time due to India’s system weaknesses as well as the policy uncertainty. The solar developers have been facing challenges in numerous areas with some states refusing to honor contracts while some states are curtailing solar power generation using flimsy reasons […]

The India distribution utilities which are mostly owned by the state governments have been pushing back against solar energy deployment particularly hard in recent times as the high penetration of solar power, especially distributed solar impacts their revenues and profits. Open access solar power which has a huge potential for development in India’s power sector is […]

The COVID-19 crisis has upended the whole world with no one having a playbook or precedence to decide or act upon. The complete lockdown of a country has never been witnessed before for such a prolonged period and no one is being able to reasonably predict or forecast what will happen apart from making some […]

Renewable energy companies have a torrid history in the Indian stock markets with almost all of them hurting investors with massive losses. Some of the companies such as Moser Baer and Indo Solar have gone bankrupt leading to a complete loss for investors in these scrips. Despite the industry maturing, the losses have not stopped […]

The Indian financing industry has seen a sharp slowdown since the IL&FS crisis with credit growth slowing down sharply for the overall Indian economy. This has a feedback effect where lower financing leads to lower growth which in turn leads to lower demand for credit. The Indian GDP fell to below 5% and there are […]

India Wind Industry Challenges Wind energy capacity has shown a flat year in 2019 in terms of capacity additions at around 2.5 GW as the industry has stagnated due to apathetic policy, lack of growth in the market and issues in getting land and transmission. After a trailblazing year in 2017 when the industry grew […]