The India distribution utilities which are mostly owned by the state governments have been pushing back against solar energy deployment particularly hard in recent times as the high penetration of solar power, especially distributed solar impacts their revenues and profits. Open access solar power which has a huge potential for development in India’s power sector is […]

Sad State of Rooftop Solar in Indian States The Indian rooftop solar sector has been growing by leaps and bounds despite the Indian power distribution utilities reluctant to promote this technology. The massive difference in cost between the rooftop solar power and the price paid by Indian industrial and commercial customers have made it irresistible. […]

The USA government under President Trump has turned rabidly anti-Green and even reneged on the Paris Agreement which was not very ambitious to start with. However, the concerns over climate change and global warming have become more and more acute these days with tangible repercussions being seen in the form of extreme climate events such […]

Rooftop Solar Growth in Pune Pune which is situated in the western state of Maharashtra in India has the highest amount of rooftop solar capacity installed at 130 MW. The city which is a major IT and industrial hub has seen high amounts of rooftop solar capacity installed, despite the opposition faced from the state […]

IEA is predicting that renewable energy capacity is set to grow a massive 50% over the next five years till 2024 from around 2500 GW now, to 3750 GW by 2024. About 60% of this increase will come from solar power that means almost 150 GW of solar power a year coming from PV. This […]

Solar Rooftop Attractiveness Index India recently launched the solar rooftop attractiveness index called SARAL in which states are ranked according to their attractiveness in terms of investors putting up rooftop solar systems in those state. This follow various indices that the government of India has been developing over the past few years such as the Ease of […]