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.
Right policies are key to India's EV revolution
EV is the most talked about topic in the energy industry today, because two energy sectors are involved - electric supply and oil and gas. On the supply ecosystem, the government is working on a policy as to who should be responsible for setting up the charging infrastructure.
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.
We see a sharp dip in EPC work in 2018
The Indian solar industry had close to 9 GW of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) work in 2017, and we are expecting a sharp dip in 2018.
Luminous forays stabiliser business with ToughX range
Luminous Power Technologies has decided to foray into the stabiliser industry with its ToughX range of offerings. The move by the residential power backup solutions provider comes in an attempt to further strengthen portfolio given its aim to become a complete power backup, solar and home electrical company.
Green Shoots Visible
The Indian power sector is one of the most widespread in the world. Power is one of the most crucial components of infrastructure. It is vital for economic growth.
The next decade manufacturing will focus on cognitive solutions
Siemens has been a pioneer in motor manufacturing. The company's manufacturing setup in Kalwa is one of the oldest Siemens setups in India. It was also the first to manufacture the entire range of energy efficient motors (labelled as IE1 & IE2) in India in 2011.