Transmission free in India? The Indian power sector has seen some peculiar situations in the last one year with many states turning power surplus for the first time in their history. This has caused some unique problems with distribution utilities in these states refusing to buy power from the renewable energy power plants set up […]

Indian Lighthouses to run on Solar power India has become a trailblazer of sorts in the use of solar energy and the country has the lowest project costs for solar energy in the world (even lower than China). It was the only country to announce a policy for building solar panel projects on canals and […]

Carbon Capture Though renewable energy rapidly expanding in all corners of the world, the existence of fossil fuelled generation cannot be completely ignored in today’s world. Solar energy is getting cheap and has also started to reach grid parity in various parts of the world. However, large and developing economies like India and China will […]

 Why is it important for India to ratify the Paris Agreement 2nd October marks another important day in the history of India, with the country ratifying the Paris climate change agreement. For the agreement to formalize, 55 countries contributing atleast 55% of global greenhouse gas emissions need to ratify it. The Prime Minister of India […]

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 […]