The Indian rooftop solar market remains a small market in comparison to the overall solar market which is mainly driven by large scale utility solar installations. The rooftop solar market is around 10% of the overall solar market which is a very small percentage compared to other countries such as Germany and Australia where rooftop […]

After ‘Make in India‘, the Modi government has urged India to become ‘Atmanirbhar‘ ie. self-sufficient and self-reliant. Prime Minister Narendra Modi believes that solar energy will play a major role in making India ‘Atmanirbhar’. While inaugurating the 750-MW solar power project in Rewa district via video conferencing, Mr. Modi said, “We won’t be able to use solar […]

Top Indian states with Highest Solar Installed Capacity – March 2020 Dear Readers, like every year we have collated a list of top states in India on the basis of highest rooftop solar installed capacities. I have tried to make the list more informational by adding major events that happened last year. Hope you like […]

A large recent auction of solar projects by the state-owned company SECI resulted in an all-time ever low tariffs of INR 2.36 which is around USD 3 cents per kWh. The 2000 MW tender saw good participation by both local as well as foreign companies. The lowest bid was made by Spain’s Solarpack with other […]

The Indian EV industry which was growing sharply given the strong government support is now getting negatively affected due to the COVID crisis. The EV industry is still in a very nascent stage in India and the issues facing the overall automobile industry are seeing a multiplier effect on the EV segment. Many companies are […]

While India has become one of the largest markets in the world in terms of solar and wind energy installations, the manufacturing industry has not really kept up. The Chinese manufacturers through their state-driven capitalism have managed to bankrupt most Indian solar companies like others around the world. Through massive subsidies and state support, the […]