The Indian Wind Energy Industry is seeing rapid change with the rise of a number of independent power producers (IPPs) focused on Wind Power Development. These companies have been fueled by private equity and investment banking funding which has been attracted by India’s strong energy demand. While the traditional wind farm investors have retreated with […]

While Energy Storage using Lithium Batteries and other innovative concepts like Flywheels frequently make news, the largest sources of Energy Storage like Lead Acid batteries and Pumped Hydro Storage hardly get attention. This is despite Hydro Storage accounting for hundreds of giga watt hours of storage capacity around the world. There is 90 GW of […]

Replicable Off-Grid Solar Business Models With increasing climate concerns across the globe, it becomes increasingly important to increase our thrust on other cleaner sources of energy. Due to high irradiation level in India and more than 300 sunny days per year, India represents a lucrative alternative for development of solar power. This article sheds light […]

Suzlon which is India’s biggest wind company and one of the biggest turbine suppliers in the world has never recovered from the 2008 crisis. The company which used to be the 5th biggest wind turbine supplier with a market capitalization of over $10 billion is now a shadow of its former self. The company has […]

Gujarat – The Green City of Narendra Modi The true test of success of a strategy is when your rivals start copying it. Using this benchmark Narendra Modi has succeeded fabulously his solar energy policy promotion in Gujarat. The state has installed almost 60% of the country’s solar capacity despite the federal solar subsidy policy […]

Indian Government unleashed a number of half baked reforms which were pending for a long time but that has not helped the industry all that much. Though the stock markets have gone up, the companies in the reform sectors have not benefited much as the reforms have failed to address the core structural issues. India’s […]