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Budget FY24: Time to accelerate green transition

Feb 1st, 2023;  Source: Financial Express

Union Budget: In many ways, India is already leading the global energy transition. We are currently the fourth-largest country for installed renewable energy capacity. The Union Budget for the year 2023-24 will be presented shortly. There is high anticipation for this year’s Budget to catalyse Ind ...ReadMore

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Leading In Uncertain Times

Jan 10th, 2023;  Source: BUSINESSWORLD

Here are five of the most important lessons I have gathered that may be of help to navigate through uncertainties  We are living in uncertain times. From global capital markets plunging, record high inflation resulting in increases in interest rates by central banks, a massive spike in commo ...ReadMore

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A Power Move

Jan 3rd, 2023;  Source: The Economic Times Magazine

Three trends will fuel India's renewable energy in the decade to come India's power sector looks set for a bright future. Our country has the world's third largest renewable energy capacity, having already met the 2030 target of achieving 40% of electricity-generation capacity&nb ...ReadMore

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Union Budget 2023: Bring down interest rates for renewable power, demands Assocham president Sumant Sinha

Dec 28th, 2022;  Source: The Economic Times

Assocham president Sumant Sinha has called for bringing down interest rates for the industry, especially for the domestic renewables sector, which is seeing high rates of 8-10 per cent compared to 3-4 per cent in the western markets On his expectations from the government for the domestic power and ...ReadMore

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Green hydrogen will not be limited by borders

Dec 28th, 2022;  Source: impact

The key is to find places that are the cheapest to produce it, says ReNew Founder & Chief Executive Officer, SUMANTSINHA, as he speaks to S Dinakar about how his company;s plans are aligned with India;s quest for net zero. Edited excerpts:   IEA’s latest report expects the world to a ...ReadMore

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A green-energy boost

Nov 26th, 2022;  Source: Financial Express

Climate change is an existential threat that has the potential to change the course of human history for the worse. In a modest definition, climate change is the process of shifts in weather and temperature patterns, which is long-term and detrimental to our planet. We know that a lot of it is the r ...ReadMore

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Opinion: COP27 - It is time for India, the rising climate power

Nov 17th, 2022;  Source: ETEnergyWorld

New Delhi: The 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27) of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Egypt next month has been dubbed as the ‘COP of Implementation’. It absolutely needs to be. The summit at Sharm el-Sheikh by the Red Sea comes on the back of record summer temperatu ...ReadMore

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ReNews Sumant Sinha: Its time for the U.S. and India to lead on climate action

Nov 9th, 2022;  Source: Fortune

The U.S. and India will come under close scrutiny as world leaders head into crucial climate policy meetings leading up to the crucial COP27 summit. For both countries, the question is: How will they respond to the need for more vigorous leadership on climate? For the U.S., the passage of the Inflat ...ReadMore

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Employment Demand: Work on creating jobs

May 25th, 2022;  Source:

Upskilling India’s 120 Mn casual workers could boost the economy by $570 Bn by 2030 Prime minister Narendra Modi has grasped the central issue of unemployment in India with clarity and firmness when he announced the twin job schemes this month—hiring 1 million people in various government depart ...ReadMore

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Achieving climate goals and renewable targets first requires solving the storage conundrum

May 25th, 2022;  Source: World Economic Forum

India is racing to meet its 2030 climate goal by boosting renewable energy generation, requiring flexible battery storage systems to ensure simultaneous stability. Its renewable energy ambitions will, in tandem, create jobs and boost the economy. Challenges include keeping up with the rapid expans ...ReadMore