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Category Archives: Renewable Energy
Renewable energy certificates are market driven mechanism to finance renewable energy projects. Non compliance of RPOs has almost killed the REC market. Hope nw government will revive it. Continue reading
Solar power developers in India face 3 types of risks: poor financial health of the discoms because they might not be able to pay in time, uncertainty and errors in solar irradiation data, and due to poor quality of plant installation. Continue reading
Solar power developers and investors in India are now looking towards the REC mechanism as a way to enter the Indian renewable energy market. REC being trade-able market instrument enables price discovery through the forces of demand and supply. REC trading in India started in March 2011 and the true market value of the RECs is yet to be discovered. We strongly feel that REC route is the way to enter RE sector in India now. Continue reading
Despite all the noise about solar energy being expensive the recent response from the solar power developers to the national Solar Mission’s Phase-1 batch-2 auction suggests a bright future for solar energy not just in India but world wise. Continue reading
The 12th plan (2012-17) aims to add 30 GW hydropower in the country. There are some projects that have been delayed from the 11th plan also. There are many bottlenecks that must be removed in order to achieve the ambitious goal of energy sufficiency. Continue reading