Renewable energy companies have a torrid history in the Indian stock markets with almost all of them hurting investors with massive losses. Some of the companies such as Moser Baer and Indo Solar have gone bankrupt leading to a complete loss for investors in these scrips. Despite the industry maturing, the losses have not stopped […]

The Indian financing industry has seen a sharp slowdown since the IL&FS crisis with credit growth slowing down sharply for the overall Indian economy. This has a feedback effect where lower financing leads to lower growth which in turn leads to lower demand for credit. The Indian GDP fell to below 5% and there are […]

India Wind Industry Challenges Wind energy capacity has shown a flat year in 2019 in terms of capacity additions at around 2.5 GW as the industry has stagnated due to apathetic policy, lack of growth in the market and issues in getting land and transmission. After a trailblazing year in 2017 when the industry grew […]

India’s western state of Rajasthan has the most abundant solar resource in India with large tracts of low-cost land with high solar insolation available. The state has now come out with a new solar energy policy where it has set a target of 30000 MW by 2025 building upon the 5 GW of existing solar […]

Ad hoc policymaking, incompetent execution, and vested interests have ensured that India’s renewable energy manufacturing industry has never really taken off despite India being one of the largest markets for solar and wind energy. Even in the future, India will continue to remain the biggest markets for renewable energy with an investment of USD 125 […]

The Indian thermal power sector is seeing huge distress due to the lower solar and wind prices which is making it very hard to sell coal-generated power in India. While solar power prices can be now bought at INR 2.5/kWh, thermal coal power prices were found to be quite high at INR 4.24/kWh in the […]