Clean energy prospects beyond the 100GW milestone


21st Sep, 2021;  Source: Mint


Today, India is a global powerhouse of renewable energy Despite the covid pandemic, steady growth has helped us cross the 100 gigawatt (GW) target of installed capacity (excluding large hydro projects) This is a momentous achievement for India as well as the world, as it helps bring our carbon emissions down (we are... Read More


Towards Greener Pastures


5th Sep, 2021;  Source: Business Today


India is set to witness a boom in the electricity sector As things stand, India ranks third globally in both electricity production and consumption However, our per-capita consumption is a shade over 1,200 kWh (kilowatt-hours), which is a third of the global average, a quarter of China’s and a tenth of that of the... Read More


The future of renewable energy in India


3rd Sep, 2021;  Source: LinkedIn


India is set to witness a boom in the electricity sector As things stand today, India ranks third globally in both the electricity production as well as consumption[1] However, our per capita consumption is a little over 1,200 kWh - which is a third of the global average, a quarter of China’s and a tenth of the... Read More


Budget 2021: Bold and creative solutions key to reviving Mission $5 trillion


30th Jan, 2021;  Source: ET Energy


While a timely and comprehensive stimulus package triggered the revival, India now looks forward to a bold, creative Budget that will catapult our economy back onto a rapid and sustainable growth trajectory India has started the new year on a promising note with the world’s biggest vaccination drive underway It... Read More


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Tackling pollution, beyond stubble burning


11th Dec, 2020;  Source: Hindustan Times


While stubble burning continues to be a sensitive inter-state issue, the local administration should focus on these “internal” factors and mitigate them through proper planning, strict governance and the active participation of common citizens Bad air knows no boundaries and a multiplicity of agencies working... Read More


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Proposed reforms can light up the power sector | Analysis


27th Aug, 2020;  Source: Hindustan Times


They will discipline discoms, strengthen regulation, enhance private sector participation, push clean energy Universal and round-the-clock access to affordable electricity is a prerequisite for India’s sustained economic growth India is currently the world’s third-largest producer of electricity with an installed... Read More


How India’s economy can gain from opportunities thrown up after COVID


22nd Jun, 2020;  Source: Live Mint


A call for Atmanirbhar Bharat is just the right impetus for local manufacturing in a world overly dependent on China It is time to move to a direct benefit transfer model instead of the appeasement tool of farm loan waivers Given our population density and modest health infrastructure, the... Read More


Budget 2020 practical, holistic; execution holds key


17th Feb, 2020;  Source: Financial Express


The Budget rightly allocates Rs 17 lakh crore to give a push to infrastructure development, targeting 9,000 km of economic corridor, more hospitals, highways, high-speed trains, airports and a National Logistics Policy Budget 2020-21: This year’s Union Budget came at a challenging time when the economy is in a... Read More


India’s clean energy reforms make it a role model for other developing nations


25th Oct, 2019;  Source: India Inc.


An industry expert elaborates on some of the strategies that need to be implemented for the rapid growth of clean energy in India as it sets out to achieve an ambitious goal of 175GW renewable energy capacity by 2022 Today, we are seeing an increasing recognition of the magnitude of a threat that climate change... Read More


Here’s how India became a global clean energy powerhouse


17th Sep, 2019;  Source: World Economic Forum


The past few years have seen a steady rise in India’s global stature, manifested in its enhanced economic and diplomatic clout As the world is looking to mitigate the rapidly growing threat of climate change, India figures prominently as a vital cog in the wheel It is now poised to take up the mantle of... Read More