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 Indian renewable energy industry has been facing a major challenge as the state of Andhra Pradesh in the south of India is refusing to honor the wind and solar energy contacts that were signed in the last 4-5 years by the previous government. The new Jagan Reddy government which came to power last year […]

The wind energy sector in India has faced numerous knocks over the last couple of years leading to deep distress across the entire wind energy supply chain. Major wind energy equipment sellers such as Inox and Suzlon are looking at bankruptcy due to a dearth of orders while their entire vendor base is facing a […]

Solar vs Coal Solar energy has always been criticized by fossil fuel proponents by saying that solar energy is intermittent and unpredictable and cannot ever replace fossil fuel energy sources which act as baseload power sources. Even though the prices of solar energy have come down to levels as low as 4 cents in India […]

The Indian solar industry has been growing by leaps and bounds in the last five years, thanks to the falling prices of solar panels and supportive government policies. The falling prices have mainly been driven by cheap Chinese solar equipment imports which have led power prices sourced from solar energy falling to as low as […]

As India grapples with a rising trade deficit against China (more than $58 billion annually), the government has imposed import duties on a range of goods such as electronics, footwear, toys, etc. to stop the surging imports and promote domestic manufacturing. As the Indian economy continues to be in doldrums since consumption demand has fallen across the […]