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October 2019

October 2019

The sanctity of contracts and consistency in regulations are the two key considerations for any sector to attract investments. As far as the renewable energy sector in India is concerned, both of these have been […]

September 2019

September 2019

These are very interesting times globally, especially from an energy market perspective. A sharp reduction in renewable energy technology costs, in particular solar and wind, and the growing commercialisation of energy storage systems have driven […]

August 2019

August 2019

The country’s power sector is evolving on almost every level. Electricity generation is increasing. The energy source mix is changing in favour of renewables. The regulatory framework is evolving and the transmission infrastructure is expanding. […]

July 2019

July 2019

The waste-to-energy (WtE) segment in India has failed to take off in the way it was envisaged.A key reason for this is the inadequate availability of quality waste for power generation. The country generates 55 […]

June 2019

June 2019

The general sentiment in the renewable energy sector is mixed. With the outcome of the general elections now known, there is hope for policy stability and a bigger renewable energy development agenda. No doubt, developers […]

May 2019

May 2019

Even as the power sector has been progressing and evolving, the distribution segment has continued to struggle. Despite the centre’s attempt to revive the segment through the Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY), discom debt and […]

April 2019
Editor Dolly Khattar

April 2019

The Indian renewable energy sector has entered the year 2019 with strong tailwinds as far as M&A and financing activities are concerned. A large number of acquisitions have been concluded or announced since January 2019. […]

March 2019
Editor Dolly Khattar

March 2019

The solar power segment has taken off in a way that most people would not have anticipated. From an almost non-existent solar market in 2010, India today is home to the fifth-largest installed solar power […]

February 2019
Editor Dolly Khattar

February 2019

Land availability is the most important prerequisite for any utility-scale solar or wind power project. While the country has abundant land resources, it is becoming increasingly difficult and expensive to acquire it, be it government […]

January 2019
Editor Dolly Khattar

January 2019

India has an ambitious renewable energy target of 175 GW by 2022. However, installing such a large renewable energy capacity has its own set of problems, with power evacuation and grid integration being the key […]

December 2018
Editor Dolly Khattar

December 2018

With the total addressable market for solar PV expected to reach 30 GW by March 2019, operations and maintenance (O&M) of these assets is emerging as a key opportunity for a number of players. These […]

November 2018
Editor Dolly Khattar

November 2018

With this issue, we celebrate our eighth anniversary. As before, we use this occasion to share our perspective on the state of the sector. Over the past couple of years, the Indian renewable energy sector […]

October 2018
Editor Dolly Khattar

October 2018

In the initial years of solar power development in India, O&M was often coupled with EPC and was undertaken by the same vendors. Of late however, solar O&M has emerged as a separate market segment […]

September 2018
Editor Dolly Khattar

September 2018

After a year of lull, the wind power segment in India has regained momentum with 9 GW of capacity tendered as of August 2018. The current installed wind capacity stands at about 35 GW, implying […]

August 2018
Editor Dolly Khattar

August 2018

Overshadowed by the safeguard duty row and the sharp depreciation in the rupee, India’s solar energy segment is staring at a period of policy and legal uncertainty, and possible tariff hikes. The debate over the […]

April 2018
Editor Dolly Khattar

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 Dolly Khattar

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 Dolly Khattar

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 Dolly Khattar

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 Dolly Khattar

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 […]

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