The Indian renewable energy industry has been one bright spot in India’s overall infrastructure sector attracting billions of dollars and marquee foreign investors even as the rest of the sector such as roads, ports, conventional power, etc. are seeing a lukewarm interest from both Indian and foreign investors. Given the sunrise industry that RE has […]

The Indian government and its companies are thinking of taking up polysilicon manufacturing for solar energy panel production. The two major power Indian PSUs NTPC and BHEL are reportedly planning to set up a Joint Venture which will set up a plant to make polysilicon for 10 GW of solar cells production which would mean a […]

The government’s strong action towards solar manufacturing in terms of extending the safeguard duty on imports of solar panels and cells as well as plans to impose another 20% basic custom duty has forced developers to scout for indigenous manufacturing capacity to feed their plans for new solar power plants. The government has also made […]

India uses a unique system to purchase solar and wind power from independent power producers. Though this system has generally produced good results with low prices being discovered under the reverse auction mechanism, this system may not be viable in the future given the changing dynamics. The system generally has state-owned aggregators like SECI or […]

The cost for solar power in India declined by another 10% this year and the current cost for producing solar power is just USD 50 cents/watt which continues the tradition of making the Indian solar system costs the lowest in the world. Not only the cost of large scale grid-connected solar systems but also that […]

Many residential societies in major cities are being educated about domestic waste management. There are multiple benefits of waste management and by our little effort, we can save our precious lands from turning into landfills. It is true that the modern world is turning plastic. Everything that we procure from outside comes wrapped in plastic. Not only plastic, […]