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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

Solar Energy and Engineering Excellence: Building The Future

Accepting and promoting green energy through solar is amounting to be the one in a million ideas that promise to revolutionize and reform the world in a hurry. And Indian Government is decisively supporting solar, envisioning an energy rich country that fosters socio-economic reform. However, India being home to 17.86% (and growing) of global population, …

December 22, 2017

Disastrous Climate Change is Just Years Away

The effects of climate change are quite clear and continuously growing as a threat to Earth’s life sustaining environment. Although we are still heavily depended on fossil fuels, the world is now trying to phase out conventional energy and shifting towards renewable energy. However, recent studies show that ‘what’s next after all fossil fuel reserves …

December 18, 2017

Choose Solar to Save Water and Protect the Environment

In pursuit of saving the planet, and to find a more feasible energy source, we readily accepted solar. Little did we know that the simple decision to ‘go back to the basics’ would not only connect us with an infinite energy source, but also offer a way to save natural resources. And by saying natural …

December 12, 2017

To Reap On Energy Growth, India Needs to Focus On T&D losses and Solar Implementation

With India moving rapidly towards green energy shift, championing solar, and making efforts to transform the country as a favourable environment for business, the future promises wholesome growth and development. However, taking a closer inspection of the infrastructural efficiency of the energy transmission sector (since energy is interconnected with economy) of the country would highlight …

December 4, 2017

Manufacturing Sector: The Golden Ticket for India to Become a Global Leader

Greater manufacturing capacity and efficiencies hold the key to India’s growth and success in becoming the global leader. And recent initiatives by Government testify the country’s intent on claiming the mantle of the fastest growing manufacturing hub in the world. However, prioritizing the fastest growing manufacturing sector within the country (which is solar sector) and …

November 24, 2017

ISA: India is Ready to Write Its Own Solar Success Story

India’s growth trajectory in solar sector indicates rapid change of the energy landscape. By practically doubling its solar capacity in recent years (since 2015), Indian has inspired developing countries and has instilled global trust on solar. Although, currently India has 14 GW of solar capacity, the country is still far from reaching its 100 GW …

November 13, 2017