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 […]

 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 […]

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. […]

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, […]