Monthly Archives: April 2017


2nd Solar India 2017 Expo

The theme of this conference and exhibition, being organized by Exhibitions India Group, is “Solar Energy for a Sustainable Future”. Solar power is a source of clean energy with zero emissions, and has tremendous potential … More →


India releases new policy draft for auctions

INDIA: The energy ministry is seeking industry comments on a new draft policy aimed at strengthening the auction process. The first ever federal auctions for 1GW wind power early this year saw record low bids. … More →


Suzlon sees wind energy auctions squeezing margins as market grows

Suzlon chairman Tulsi Tanti says wind energy auctions may ultimately benefit by sparking growth in the market New Delhi: Suzlon Energy Ltd, one of India’s largest wind-turbine makers, says the record-low prices paid for power … More →


Domestic content requirement tenders are all but disappearing: Mercom

According to Mercom, domestic solar manufacturing capacity is almost 6 GW in a 10 GW market, however, Indian manufacturers managed to corner only about 10-15 per cent of the Indian market share raising doubts about … More →


Large conglomerates eye solar power sector with long-term game plan

The Mahindra group, Hero Group and Aditya Birla Group are among those who have set up renewable energy firms, hired technical experts and are scouting for acquisitions Mumbai: The solar energy sector that has seen … More →


Power Grid Corp. of India girds up for solar challenge

Power Grid is setting up transmission corridors to supply power from solar parks to the national grid and 11 renewable energy management centres New Delhi: As India pursues its ambitious solar energy plans, the national … More →


Amplus Energy: cutting out the middleman

Amplus Energy Solutions’ Sanjeev Aggarwal says he opted for rooftop solar power system instead of grid-connected projects so as to connect with the end consumer Not many had heard of Amplus Energy Solutions Pvt. Ltd … More →


India to add 10 GW of solar this year, forecasts Mercom Capital

A record 12 months in store for the Indian solar market say the analysts, who expect a 130% increase in annual installations compared to 2016. The Indian solar market grew by 4.3 GW in 2016 … More →


India’s wind power capacity crosses 32 GW mark, says IWTMA

India is at fourth position after China, the US and Germany, in terms of wind capacity installation Industry body Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association (IWTMA) on Tuesday said the wind power generation capacity in the … More →


Brazil’s WEG to make wind turbines in India

Brazilian electrical equipment manufacturer WEG SA announced today that it plans to enter the Indian wind turbine production market. The company intends to upgrade its existing electric motors and generator factory near Bangalore in Tamil … More →