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Focusing on Challenges to Facilitate Growth: Through an Interaction of Worth

The driving force behind Vikram Solar, Mr. Gyanesh Chaudhary appeared in an exclusive CNBC feature on 28th January 2017, providing a detailed scenario of the Indian solar sector and the journey of Vikram Solar in the last decade. Vikram Solar was incorporated in 2006 and hasn’t looked back since. How do you think solar power …

March 24, 2017

Indian Solar Sector: Is It Ready for The Future?

Solar energy growth has quadrupled in recent years with the help of Government backed policies and financial aids. Standing at a cumulative 10 GW energy capacity in March 2017. Keeping the impressive growth rate in mind, we can assume that India is very likely to reach 100 GW capacity by 2022. Currently Indian solar sector …

March 20, 2017

Investment Scenario in Indian Solar Sector: Driving Growth

Indian solar sector reaching 10 GW milestone recently has made the 100 GW by 2022 goal more tangible than ever. The growth rate is quite commendable, considering India had only 2.6 GW solar capacity in May 26, 2014. Granted that soaring global solar acceptance and support from Indian Government has played a major role in …

March 15, 2017

Solar Mini-Grids In India and the Challenges to Overcome

Indian solar leap has become the toast of the world with continued improvements. Policies, strategies, and systems is place have done a great job in showing a way for the country to turn around and become the 4th largest economy in the world (already the 7th largest economy in 2016). India has high hopes of …

March 10, 2017

Rooftop Solar To Flourish Under Government Initiatives

With 513 MW of capacity addition within the last 12 months, the Indian rooftop solar industry has surpassed the 1 GW mark. This development shows more than 113 per cent growth rate over 2015. Drastically falling PV module prices (12 per cent per annum in last four years) played a major role in such growth; …

March 7, 2017

5 Solar Energy Myths Debunked

Merits of using renewable sources for energy have received global acceptance. Global investment in renewable in 2016 ($286 billion), far surpassing investment in fossil fuels ($130 billion) clearly portrays the future of renewable energy in the world. And among different types of renewable energy, solar energy is quickly introducing itself as the perfect alternative for …

February 28, 2017

A Walk through a Solar Manufacturing Plant

Renewable energy is making quite the noise around us. Especially solar. From educational institutions to residential establishments, people are seriously considering solar solutions, trying to save up on their electricity bills, and doing their part in environment improvement. And with developing countries like India, Africa, Brazil, Indonesia, taking a more courageous stance, showing acceptance towards …

February 24, 2017

Save Water, Sustain Life: Go Solar

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 …

February 21, 2017

ROOFTOP SOLAR in INDIA: UNDENIABLE GROWTH, YET CHALLENGES EXIST

Image Source: Vikram Solar, 3.4 MW Rattan India Project, MP Indian solar growth has received commendations globally. MNRE’s pursuit to reach 40 GW capacity from grid connected solar rooftop installations by 2022 has been a primary driver behind this incredible growth. From 525 MW installations in 2015, to crossing the 1 GW mark in 2016, …

February 17, 2017

The Catch Phrase Is: Climate Awareness

By saying climate awareness, we do not mean to imply that we want our climate to become sentient. No, that burden befalls on us to understand, develop, and act on maintaining a few regulations that can contribute to climate betterment, which ultimately decides the future of human kind. Till now, we are used to making …

February 10, 2017