Solar Power Plant on Ukraine’s Wasteland The Chernobyl nuclear disaster had laid waste to a large swathe of land in Ukraine which has been lying unused since that time almost 30 years ago. Nuclear energy as we have written is a very useful source of energy but has tail risks which just have too great […]

Global Solar Industry under Trump’s eye While people are still trying to figure out how Trump will implement new polices on immigration, trade and other areas, one thing which is sure is that Trump will be a disaster for the clean energy industry in USA (and globally as well). He has threatened to tear up […]

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. […]