With a steep growth of 89 % over last year, India is expected to overtake Japan as the World’s third largest Solar PV market in 2017. Leading the global consensus to mitigate climate change and proactively tackling the country’s power deficit, India is making massive leaps to meet the energy demand of 1.2 billion people.
Did you know, the chemical energy stored in fossil fuels originally came from the Sun. Ancient plants like their contemporary cousins converted solar energy into chemical energy with the help of photosynthesis. Through millions of years, the remains of those plants and the animals who ate them turned into fossil fuels. Fast forward today, fossil
When India made the decision to adopt renewables at large scale to meet its growing energy demand and simultaneously mitigate climate change, it was not done at the expense of coal. India had long-term plans to establish coal based Ultra Mega Power Projects (UMPPs) to augment India’s energy mix. But in May 2017, India cancelled
On 1st April 2017, power consumers in the state of Bihar saw an electricity tariff hike of 20%. In the same month, Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) increased power tariff by 8%. There is no dearth of statistics for price rise in the electricity sector. The wholesale inflation rate in fuel and power sector was