The government must address uncertainties
The solar landscape in India is still marred with challenges that hamper the achievement of the target set for 2022, says MR Rajesh, Director, Power-One Micro Systems.
In Need of Back-Up
In June 2018, the government has revised the targets for 2022 to increase the solar power capacity to 113 GW from the earlier set 100 GW. Though the industry has the capability to meet this, it is fighting policy-level challenges.
18% GST will hit PPPs that are already signed
Pushed by factors like declining tariffs and higher costs, significant changes have happened over the past decade in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector pertaining to the solar power industry, says Sunil Rathi, Director, Waaree Energies.
Micro grids most economical for providing electricity
Panasonic has been working in the energy storage solution space in India since 2012-13. On a year-on-year basis, our energy storage business in India has been growing at a rate of 45-50 per cent.
The power sector of the country has witnessed a considerable change and evolution in the last two decades owing to several policy and regulatory measures.
Plan for micro-climate in Amaravati
To realise Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu’s aspiration of Amaravati as a blue-green city with lowest pollution-level, allied wings of the government have set on the task of creating micro-climate in the core capital region. Officials admit that creating micro-climate in such a vast area is a challenge but the string of measures initiated, they feel, will help them achieve the goal over some time.
Advanced Technologies can Transform Energy Sector
Energy storage technologies have huge potential to significantly contribute to the transformation of Indian electric grid towards a greener, resilient and reliable grid within the next decade.
Consul Neowatt, has announced the appointment of Sanjay Srinivas as AVP-National Channel Sales with immediate effect. In his new role, Srinivas will be reporting to Kamal Singh, President Sales and will drive product sales growth through channel partners across India.
Is Micro-grid the Answer to Rural India's Power Woes?
Micro-grid can be defined as a small network of electricity users with a local source of supply that is usually attached to a centralised national grid but is able to function independently. From India's context, rural micro-grid is a small electricity network implemented at a village level with its own generation unit.