India’s RE Certificate Market The Indian renewable energy certificate market has become a long standing joke, due to the long years of non-compliance. The Indian REC market was built under its RPO policy, which mandated that 15% of India’s power should come from renewable energy sources by 2020. REC market was developed so that the […]

Is Coal India going Solar Coal India is a gigantic parasite of the Indian economy in my view. The company which has a monopoloy over mining of coal in India, is one of the most inefficient and corrupt enterprises out there. However, its huge scale and manpower makes it impossible for the government to rationalize […]

NTPC to invest $70 B in RE in India India’s state owned power generation company NTPC has the largest power generation capacity in the country, with more than 47 GW of power plants running all over the country. It is profitable relatively well run power producer that gives good profits and manages to operate efficiently. […]

Will Solar suffer with India turning power surplus We have flagged the risk from the increasing power oversupply in some states, to solar power in the last few months. Indian states which have historically being facing huge power deficit have suddenly turned into power surplus states. With huge expansion plans of power capacity this situation […]

Global Electricity Transmission Grid China can really think big and execute even bigger. The country’s infrastructure planning is of mammoth scale and its state directed capitalism allows massive resources to be funneled into infrastructure projects. While the credit fueled expansion has been a concern for a long time for industry and economy watchers, the giant […]

Nuclear Energy supporters are gung ho after two reactors of the Kudunkulam plant being built in the southern state of Tamil Nadu were brought online, despite the strong protests by local people for the last 2-3 years. This nuclear power plant which was built with the help of the Russians has been in deep controversy, […]