Animesh Damani, Managing Partner, Artha Energy Resources speaks about how renewable energy investors in the country are being squeezed because of non-payment of dues by discoms.
Warming Up to the Idea
Besides being a zero carbon emitting source of energy, costs of geothermal has significantly reduced over the years, making it an available option for India - one that the government too is contemplating.
Road to the top!
Public utilities have played a significant role in India´s growth story. Be it garnering wealth for the nation, ensuring planned development, contributing to public exchequer, working towards sustainability and social empowerment or initialising corporate governance, they have always been in the forefront. Here, we look at the power sector PSUs and their contribution to the country.
While India is making steady headway on the transmission front and the sector has witnessed commendable growth over the last few years with substantial capacity additions, the distribution or last mile connectivity is still a concern in India.
Solar's share in power gen on rise | CEA
Solar energy now accounts for almost one per cent of total power generated in India and 13 per cent of the total renewable power generated in the country.
Clouds around coal
Coal plays an essential role in our global energy mix, particularly in India and the developing world through electricity generation. This fossil fuel has gained prominence due to its availability in abundance in the bowels of earth, lack of disastrous impact like nuclear plants do, and favourable economics it continues to enjoy in power generation