Short Takes

2018-12-04T10:40:02+00:00April 29th, 2016|2016, India Investment Journal April/May Edition, Solar India, Year|

The Solar India mission registered a number of key milestones in the past few months as the government races ahead to meet its 100 GW target for 2022. Here is a selection of some global interest in this arena. India set to beat China in power deal India’s state-run Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) is closing in on a contract from a Chinese competitor to build a $1.6 billion power plant in Bangladesh. China's Harbin Electric International Company Ltd, which [...]

A marketplace for clean, green energy

2018-12-04T10:56:36+00:00April 28th, 2016|2016, India Investment Journal April/May Edition, Solar India, Year|, an initiative of REConnect Energy, describes itself as a vision to help every electricity consumer in India source cheaper and cleaner power while simultaneously helping renewable energy generators discover larger consumer markets through a web-based marketplace. Its founder lays out the stage for his renewable energy agenda. REConnect Energy is India's largest renewable energy (RE) services and sourcing firm. Between renewable energy credits (REC) and forecasting and scheduling of wind/solar power (F&S), the firm is serving about 13,000 MW [...]

Checklist: What foreign investors must know about investing in India’s solar sector

2018-12-04T10:59:33+00:00April 26th, 2016|2016, India Investment Journal April/May Edition, Solar India, Year|

SunEdison, one of the world’s largest solar power giants, hit the headlines recently as it filed for bankruptcy protection in the US. The Indian arm of the firm, however, remains determined to keep its nearly 1.7 GW projects going. Here its managing director analyses some dos and don’ts for industry players. India is expected to be among top four markets globally in solar installs over the next five years, largely driven by the mission level push of the central government [...]