Solar>Wind in India While solar energy hogs all the headlines in India, it is to be remembered that India has the world’s 4th largest capacity of wind energy with more than 27 GW of wind energy installed. India manages to install around 2.5-3.5 GW of wind energy every year, but for the first time solar […]

Suzlon Solar Strategy Suzlon which is India’s largest wind turbine manufacturer entered the solar space last year. The company is using its expertise in wind farm development to get into the development of solar farms. It has built huge expertise over the years in EPC and the power markets. It has good relationships with regulators […]

India Wind Industry needs more Policies & Incentives India has a big and strong wind power industry with the country having the 4th largest installed capacity of wind turbines at 27 GW. What also sets the industry apart from solar energy is that India has a big domestic industry which manufactures most of the components […]

The international agency IEA which is considered as the “authority” on energy globally has proved itself foolish by being extremely conservative on solar growth, despite being proved wrong repeatedly. Even in the past, analysts and market watchers have castigated IEA for being way below the mark in predicting solar growth figures. Even this time IEA […]

Wind vs Solar (India) The solar sector in India has got a strong policy push from the central government leading to an exponential growth and even the target for solar power by 2022 is more than 60% higher than wind power, though wind is a much more mature technology with an established manufacturing and generation […]

Indian Wind Companies foray into Solar Indian wind turbine generator manufacturing companies such as Suzlon and Gamesa have started making investments in solar power project development and EPC works using their experience in execution of large scale wind power projects in India. However, these companies face stiff competition from other EPC companies such as L&T, […]