India recently launched a hugely ambitious solar powered water pump scheme in which 1.75 million off-grid solar pumps, 1 million grid-connected solar pumps and 10,000 MW of small solar power plants would be distributed in rural areas. This is expected to generate a huge demand for solar panels because if the scheme gets implemented on […]

EVs in India The Indian solar industry is dominated by Chinese solar companies which push huge amounts of cheap solar products into the country which has driven the domestic manufacturing into the ground. This has been the common modus operandi of Chinese companies not only in the solar industry but even in other industries where […]

India has a large public sector owned corporate sector which is dominated by oil companies such as IOCL, BPCL, HPCL, ONGC, etc. These are multi-billion dollar companies which are spread across the oil and gas value chain. They own a massive asset base and play a key role in the energy infrastructure of the country. However, […]

Solar Rooftop Attractiveness Index India recently launched the solar rooftop attractiveness index called SARAL in which states are ranked according to their attractiveness in terms of investors putting up rooftop solar systems in those state. This follow various indices that the government of India has been developing over the past few years such as the Ease of […]

The Indian government once again has put new plans for developing mega renewable energy at the forefront. As per the new plan, 1600 MW sized plants will be set up in states where land has been identified and cleared by the various authorities. The government has roped in Indian power-related companies owned by it such […]

The Indian manufacturing industry has seen numerous bankruptcies and closures over the last few years as predatory pricing from Chinese solar panel giants led to massive price erosion for solar products. The Indian government in its usual muddle-headed policymaking failed to take cognizance in time, only focusing on reducing solar power costs without worrying about […]