Despite becoming the third-largest market in the world for solar energy installations, the experience of Indian solar companies has been quite nightmarish with a number of companies seeing liquidation (Moser Baer, Indosolar) due to the massive competition unleashed by the dominant Chinese solar companies. While the Indian solar manufactuers have suffered, the other players in the […]

Australia is a prime example where the renewable energy sector has been growing at a torrid pace despite an unfavorable government which wants to stifle its growth. The country has seen a huge step up in the growth of its overall solar and wind energy capacities in the last couple of years as economics have […]

India’s total green investments surpassed $20 billion in 2018, beating thermal power investments in the country. A pro-renewable energy government at the center, the promise of power for all, and improving fundamentals of renewable energy have led to increased adoption of renewable energy sources of power across the country. India has so far achieved an installed renewable […]

It’s something of an unsettling fact that our society is almost entirely dependent upon fossil fuels. While the combustion of fossil fuels has been a ‘necessary evil’ for the development of most industrial nations, we have to come to terms with the reality that we can no longer use fossil fuels as the primary energy […]

Renewable energy is gradually becoming one of the mainstay sources of power in India. As the proportion of renewable sources of power is rising, several initiatives have been proposed to strengthen the overall power scenario. Strengthening of the grid is the top priority. With the government further increasing the target for installations by 2030, provisions have to be […]

The Modi government has been a pro-renewable energy government. As soon as the government came into power, it announced a yet another ambitious target to install 500 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2030. The initial target was to install 175 GW by 2022. India currently has just 80 GW of installed renewable energy capacity. […]