Waste Management With increasing population and affluence, the need for waste management has also increased. Waste Management (WM) is the largest provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. The company is based in Houston, Texas and is involved in the collection and disposal of waste. It also operates a number of waste-to-energy facilities [...]

Green India Bonds India came out with its first ever green India bond, under Prime Minister Modi’s leadership. Mr. Modi has been pushing the country hard on the solar path lately. The country has set up an ambitious target to install 100 GW of solar power by 2022. India was also granted support of $160 [...]

RPO in India Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) was launched in 2010, making it mandatory for distribution companies, open-access consumers and captive power producers to meet a part of their energy needs through green energy. According to the RPO, a certain percentage of a state’s electricity generation must come from clean energy sources. CERC mandated that by [...]

Maharashtra – RE Policy with solar focus Maharashtra is India’s largest industrial state and home to India’s financial capital – Mumbai. The state has massive power requirements and as per CERC guidelines requires to install large amounts of renewable energy capacity.  Maharashtra has lagged in renewable energy capacity installation compared to other states like Gujarat, [...]

India to solve teething issues before seeing actual RE investments Almost each new day sees a major renewable energy developer announcing multi gigawatt investment plans in India. Adanis announced a 10 GW solar investment in Rajasthan and so did the Essel Group, which has not built even 50 MW till date. Even major US developers [...]

Global clean energy investment Global clean energy investment surged in 2014 crossing $300 billon for the first time ever, with solar energy drawing nearly $150 billion in investments. The investment was up 16% this year, as lower solar prices and increase in offshore wind energy investments helped increase investments overall. Solar energy investments included investments [...]