"RPO's must be made mandatory"
"The enunciation of the new Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy is a reaffirmation of the federal government's commitment to support new and emerging technologies," tells Vikram Kailas, Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Mytrah Energy India Pvt Ltd in an exclusive interaction with POWER TODAY.
Wind-solar hybrid is a winning combo
Throw some light on the major challenges faced by the wind segment.
For the wind segment, bidding was a completely new arena. When bids were introduced, the industry was not mature enough to quote the right tariffs or measure the risks. As a result, the initial bids faced multiple challenges.
Azure Power’s portfolio surpasses 3 GW
Azure Power recently bagged a 300 MW solarpower project in an auction that was conducted by the Solar Energy Corporationof India (SECI), thus surpassing an investment of 3 GW with large-scale, miniand micro grid and rooftop projects across the country.
Bottlenecks hamper net metering take off
There are many factors for the truncation of targets and also for slowdown in the segment. Firstly, the previous targets were somewhat over ambitious and the government has lately recognised this.
In Need of An Overhaul
Growth of rooftop solar installations in 2018 is likely to witness a decline on the back of regulatory complexity and policy uncertainty. POWER TODAY spoke to a cross-section of experts to understand what it would take to return traction to the segment.
There is a huge opportunity in wind-solar hybrid projects
Last year was challenging as the wind industry witnessed slowdown due to the transition from feed-in tariff (FiT) to competitive bidding. This impacted margins and created temporary uncertainty in terms of volumes.
Solar Rooftop: Will the slowdown sustain?
Growth of rooftop solar installations in 2018 is likely to witness a decline on the back of regulatory complexity and policy uncertainty. POWER TODAY spoke to a cross-section of experts to understand as to what it would take return traction to the segment.
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