Honour contracts, for investment sake!
The good news is that solar power tariff has fallen 80 per cent over the last seven years. Then by all rational expectations, it should have been a celebration time for the government, solar power producers, power sector ecosystem and the consumers.
The Powernomics of GST
Finally, Goods and Services Tax (GST) has arrived on July 1, 2017, and the first batch of filing of monthly returns is underway in August 2017. Like any other changeover, GST is also facing its initial pangs.
Shifting focus towards local manufacturing is a win
The industry, which today is worth more than Rs.36,000 crore, is expected will grow to Rs.64,000 crore by 2020. This is primarily because of huge government and private investment planned in segments such as smart cities, modernisation of railways, highways, Digital India campaign, and Power for All by 2022.
Our goal is to eliminate complexity & empower small players
Freyr Energy is a Hyderabad based full service distributed solar solutions provider with operations in India and Ghana. The company's products range from rooftop systems, petrol pumps, solar water pumps to micro-grids.
Making power sector more Eco-friendly
Ashok Sethi, COO & Executive Director, Tata Power, discusses how the Indian power sector being one of the prime sources of pollution, is presently going through a major transformation to ensure reduction in emissions.
R&D in solar PV is taking place at a good speed
PV technology in India has completed more than 40 year and it is evolving continuously. Today, we occupy the position of a leader in the world's solar power market. India did a commendable job in the 1990s when manufacturing base was strengthened to over 300,000 smaller systems aggregated to 22 MW.
New micro-grid technology to transform installations
Aligned with the government’s program of 24x7 power for all and focus on renewable energy, ABB is bringing its new integrated micro-grid solution, MGS100 that combines solar power and enables battery energy storage.
Vivaan Solar to light 4 NCR railway stations
Vivaan Solar has qualified to install 5 MW rooftop solar power plant at four major railway stations in Delhi/NCR. The tender was issued by Northern Railways, New Delhi for Anand Vihar terminal railway station, the Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station, the Old Delhi railway station, and the New Delhi Railway station, and their respective capacities are 1.1 MW, 0.6 MW, 2.2 MW, and 1.1 MW.