Solar Plus Hydrogen While the power industry has seen a lot of greening in the past few years with solar and wind energy accounting for most of the capacity additions in most countries, the transport and the heating sector still have a long way to go. But the plummeting cost of solar energy is making it […]

China has been the prime driver of solar capacity additions globally over the past 5-6 years as it installs nearly 30%-40% of the total global solar energy capacity every year. The size of the Chinese solar market dwarfs the other large markets such as India, USA by a factor of 4x-5x. Even in 2020, the […]

The International Energy Agency states that global energy demand in the current year is set to decline by 6% YoY. The coronavirus pandemic has negatively impacted energy demand worldwide. The pandemic-induced lockdown has put a halt on the daily lives of the people. Oil is the worst affected of all energy sources. Given its green and clean credentials, […]

After ‘Make in India‘, the Modi government has urged India to become ‘Atmanirbhar‘ ie. self-sufficient and self-reliant. Prime Minister Narendra Modi believes that solar energy will play a major role in making India ‘Atmanirbhar’. While inaugurating the 750-MW solar power project in Rewa district via video conferencing, Mr. Modi said, “We won’t be able to use solar […]

A large recent auction of solar projects by the state-owned company SECI resulted in an all-time ever low tariffs of INR 2.36 which is around USD 3 cents per kWh. The 2000 MW tender saw good participation by both local as well as foreign companies. The lowest bid was made by Spain’s Solarpack with other […]

The Indian EV industry which was growing sharply given the strong government support is now getting negatively affected due to the COVID crisis. The EV industry is still in a very nascent stage in India and the issues facing the overall automobile industry are seeing a multiplier effect on the EV segment. Many companies are […]