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Easy Ways to Make Climate Improvement Actions More Effective

The CO2 blanket that has enveloped the world constantly threatens to alter and eventually decimate the life sustaining qualities of the climate. Effects of climate change are no longer subtle. Frequent wildfires, shifting habitat, prolonged heat waves, spread of disease, stronger storms, melting artic ice cap, and raising sea levels are hinting towards the future …

April 9, 2018

The Importance of Solarising Cities to Build a Secure and Sustainable Future

Cities stand as the most advanced social engineering example of human kind. They have been the very centre of development, welcoming change, offering opportunities, and spreading (social, economic, political, and now technological) growth throughout the world. Therefore, it is understandable that the first step to build the sustainable future will start from cities in our …

April 2, 2018

Is Your House A Right Platform To Install Solar?

Our continuous usage of fossil fuel has polluted the world and left us with an unstable environment. Coupled with the fact that fossil fuels are limited, the shift towards solar can be identified as the immediate necessity for our world’s present and future. Technological, social growth has led us to a stage where we are …

March 21, 2018

Boosting Manufacturing is a necessity for India to pick up pace to reach the future

India is showing positive intent toward change, following the tried and tested methods of developed countries to initiate socio-economic transformation. By reducing time frame for construction, offering flexible financing solutions, protecting minority investors, skill development, resolving insolvency, enforcing contracts and creating favourable policy environment has helped India create a better position for itself in the …

March 14, 2018

State Bank of India’s Initiatives in Enhancing Rooftop Solar Growth Should Be a Guideline

The Indian solar growth is not confined to only utility scale development and installations. The Rooftop Solar Sector is also showing incredible growth in the recent years. The Rooftop sector in India has been adding from 72 MW to 227 MW capacity per year since 2013. In 2016, this sector surpassed the 1 GW mark …

February 21, 2018

Partnering To Stop Climate Change: An Immediate Requirement

Limiting global temperature rise to well below 2 degrees Celsius is a necessity now, as the alternative seems to introduce world dismantling consequences. The Paris Agreement has opened up a platform that showcases the benefit of collaboration in stopping climate change. If we are to assess, we would see that stopping climate change has inter-linked …

February 16, 2018

2018: How Progressive It Is Going To Be for Solar

Indian solar industry witnessed huge capacity additions and expansions in 2017 globally. Not only China which led the growth in solar with 52 GW, but US, India, Japan, and Germany showed incredible growth trajectory. New solar markets like South Korea, Chile, and Turkey came forward and became GW markets in 2017. Growing awareness and interest …

January 19, 2018

EPC Challenges in India and Possible Way Forward

Government support and encouragement has helped Indian solar industry to reach ~16.6 GW solar capacity. Government of India should be commended for bringing in (and incentivizing) solar venture for private players, which has played a major role in green energy capacity ascension. It is a fact that solar in India has scaled a great height …

January 12, 2018

Viability of Rooftop Solar in India and Best Way to a Rapidly Progressive Future

Country wide solar adoption depends upon growth in awareness and involving the common man. Understanding this, the Government of India has focused on rooftop solar development while taking enormous leaps in utility scale solar installations. It is important to note that India has a rooftop solar energy generation potential of 124 GW (current total energy …

January 3, 2018

More Focus Needed On Solar Mini-Grids in India for Rural Electrification

Government and private players working in a unison has created a favourable environment for solar in India. The growth has been incredible till date, showing considerable increase in energy generation rate (India is estimated to become energy surplus country at the end of 2017). Solar favouring policies, strategies, and systems in place have done a …

December 29, 2017