Vikram Solar conferred with three prestigious awards
The globally recognised leading solar energy solutions provider, Vikram Solar has bagged three prestigious awards this week. The company has been honoured with Zee Business Dare to Dream Award, Kolkata Best Employer Brand Awards and Kolkata Manufacturing Leadership Awards.
"Make in India is yet to become a reality"
Confusion regarding GST rate on solar and safeguard duty on SEZ-based manufacturing units are not allowing the domestic manufacturing industry to grow, feels Ivan Saha, BU Head- Solar Manufacturing and CTO, Vikram Solar.
Solar: Is It Shining
10 MW in 2010 to 21 GW of installed grid-connected solar capacity in 2018 shows the testament of the Government of India's success in supporting renewable energy, especially solar, in India.
Giving Teeth to India-s Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy
Although the industry has generally welcomed the newly-enunciated Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy, review of its certain aspects may be necessitated on the back of some serious concerns
Solar's 1 million job bonanza
From a perennially energy-deficient state with a peak shortage of 14 per cent in 2010 to a peak shortage of less than one per cent in 2018, India has moved miles from the days of energy blackouts and frequent power cuts.
Solar sector bottlenecks may hamper job growth
In India, the solar industry has created 416,000 jobs in 2015 and 1,017,800 jobs are expected to be created by 2022. New projects, more investment, policies like Surya Mitra Skill Development and encouragement from the government will create more job opportunities.
Solar Rooftop: Answer to EPCs' Woes
Despite falling costs, the solar EPC industry in India has hit a roadblock with multiple duties and land acquisition problems, and the answer for EPC companies may be to focus on captive projects like rooftop installations and scale up from there, feels Rahul Kamat.
Vikram Solar ties up with France’s CEA
Gyanesh Chaudhary, Vikram Solar’s managing director and CEO and Daniel Verwaerde, Chairman of the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), have signed a ollaboration Agreement at Vigyan Bhavan during French President, Emmanuel Macron’s India visit.