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April 2018
Editor Nandita S. Kochhar

April 2018

Waste to energy (WtE) has been a very slow growing segment despite there being tremendous potential for these projects in India. Currently, there are over 180 WtE plants based on municipal solid waste (MSW), urban, […]

February 2018
Editor Nandita S. Kochhar

February 2018

India’s renewable energy project tendering activity is at an all-time high. The month of January alone saw tenders for over 5.5 GW being launched by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and other state-level […]

January 2018
Editor Nandita S. Kochhar

January 2018

In early January this year, one of the hottest places on earth, the grainy sand dunes of the Sahara desert, was covered in white snow as thick as 15 inches in some places. Ironically, scientists […]

December 2017
Editor Nandita S. Kochhar

December 2017

From biodegradable toilets to solar-powered railway stations, Indian Railways is changing the way it works to reduce its carbon footprint. The utility operates one of the world’s largest rail networks and is the single biggest […]

November 2017
Editor Nandita S. Kochhar

November 2017

With this issue, we celebrate our seventh anniversary. As before, we use this occasion to share our take on the state of the sector. A reflection on the past year indicates a lacklustre performance by […]

October 2017
Editor Nandita S. Kochhar

October 2017

Until two years ago, renewable energy players were struggling to develop a sizeable wind and solar power portfolio in order to be able to access the capital markets. Today, the situation is such that a […]

September 2017
Editor Nandita S. Kochhar

September 2017

India’s energy transition towards a sustainable and clean power portfolio is not proving to be easy. Both the solar and wind power segments are going through multiple challenges such as the renegotiation of power purchase […]

July 2017
Editor Nandita S. Kochhar

July 2017

wind power segment is going through an exciting phase as is evident from the ongoing developments. In response to the second tender issued by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), it has received bids […]

June 2017
Editor Nandita S. Kochhar

June 2017

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy’s experiment to allocate new projects through competitive bidding seems to be having a positive ripple effect. The success of the 1 GW wind capacity auction, which saw tariffs […]

May 2017
Editor Nandita S. Kochhar

May 2017

At a time when the addition of coal-fuelled power generation capacity is at a standstill in India and globally, the country is witnessing a free fall in solar power prices. The newest low is a […]

April 2017
Editor Nandita S. Kochhar

April 2017

The latest solar auction yielded an electricity price of Rs 3.15 per kWh, down from the Rs 3.30 per kWh tariff determined in the Rewa solar park tender. The latest record has been set by […]

March 2017
Editor Nandita S. Kochhar

March 2017

In January 2017, the country’s grid-connected renewable power capacity crossed the 50 GW mark. While wind power comprises 58 per cent of this pie, its share has been declining over the past few years due […]

February 2017
Editor Nandita S. Kochhar

February 2017

Six years ago, in December 2011, when France-based SolaireDirect put in a Rs 7.49 per kWh bid in the first auctions under the National Solar Mission, it made headlines and the company was roundly criticised […]

January 2017
Editor Nandita S. Kochhar

January 2017

The year gone by was certainly significant for the Indian renewable energy sector as the key indicators reflected a growth of two to three times in 2016. The country added around 4.9 GW of solar […]

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