United Kingdom has had a silver lining due to the COVID crisis which has led to hundreds of thousands of cases in the country. The lockdown that was imposed resulted in a sharp fall in the demand for power which is similar to what has been seen in other countries as well.  Also like other […]

The giant oil and gas majors such as Chevron, BP, Shell, etc. are starting to tilt towards renewable energy and other green businesses as the movement against fossil fuels gains pace due to increasing concerns about climate change and pollution of air. They are making large investments though tiny by their balance sheet sizes into […]

Many countries such as Brazil, Germany, etc. have combined renewable energy auctions of both wind and solar energy to get the cheapest prices for green power generation instead of going for separate auctions for solar and wind energy. This gives them greater optionality and variety in terms of load generation and prices. However, solar energy’s sharp technological improvement […]

The first quarter of 2019 has been very bad for the renewable energy industry in India with both wind and solar capacity addition falling off a cliff. The first quarter was when the COVID impact had not really hit the sector hard, though there was some impact due to the supply chain issues with Chinese […]

The renewable energy industry in the past couple of years has been facing a harrowing time due to India’s system weaknesses as well as the policy uncertainty. The solar developers have been facing challenges in numerous areas with some states refusing to honor contracts while some states are curtailing solar power generation using flimsy reasons […]

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 […]