COVID-19 disruptions can foster more resilient energy systems via solar technology: REC Group

The COVID-19 crisis has a disruptive impact to our society from many sides, including the health care system, supply chains and crucial infrastructures as we know them. But it is also a chance for leapfrog improvements to make our infrastructures in the long term more resilient. Critical system concepts here are: decentralization and independence. This […]

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Solar Industry in a Post Pandemic World

COVID-19 is acceleratingly affecting nations across the globe, and bringing daily life and economies to a standstill. The biggest concern of the novel coronavirus outbreak is the uncertainty it holds. Solar, like most other industries is facing its own share of challenges today, and is struggling to meet its target of 100 gigawatt (GW) installed […]

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INR 90000 cr boost for discoms will help power sector breathe fresh life Sumant Sinha, ReNew Power

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday announced a special liquidity infusion scheme for the fund starved power distribution sector. FM said the government will provide Rs 90,000 crore for the distribution companies (discoms) as part of its strategy to bring the country’s battered economy back on track. Nirmala Sitharaman announced this as one of the […]

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PM’s special package focusing on #MakeInIndia is a good step: Greaves Cotton

PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a special economic package worth Rs 20 lakh crore to help the nation fight the Covid-19 pandemic. Greaves Cotton has welcomes the move. Nagesh Basavanhalli, MD & CEO, Greaves Cotton Limited said “Prime Minister’s special package of Rs. 20 lakh crore focusing on #MakeInIndia and local manufacturing is a […]

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Impact of Covid-19 on EV industry

All the bets are off the table due to the COVID-19 pandemic…especially for the automotive sector and the fledgling EV sector in India fares no better. Overall the automotive industry had started to show strains in the growth trajectory even before the dreaded Corona virus spread it tentacles. The macro economic scenario compounded by a […]

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Clean Energy Projects Get Huge Relief Amidst COVID 19: Dhir & Dhir Associates

The Indian solar industry is heavily dependent on imports for meeting its requirement of the solar modules and solar cells of which around 80 percent is sourced from a single country i.e. China and the remaining 15 percent is sourced from South-east Asian countries like Malaysia, Vietnam, Taiwan, Thailand, and South Korea.   The spread of […]

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Vikram Solar’s huge layoffs, does it hint the Indian solar Industry crisis?

Home grown solar equipment manufacturer and EPC player -Vikram Solar, a very well-known brand in India and abroad has been always on forefront to share the pain point of the renewable energy industry. The company has always pointed out that Indian manufacturers need stronger polices to make the government’s Make In India come true. However, […]

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Budget 2020: Dr. Rahul Walawalkar, President, IESA

Dr. Rahul Walawalkar, President, India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) shares his views on Union Budget 2020 Power and RE sector We welcome the government’s focus on the Power and RE sector by the allocation of Rs 20,000 crore for the renewable energy sector. With the recent path breaking tenders showing viability of RE+ storage as […]

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Budget 2020: Nagesh Basavanhalli, MD & CEO, Greaves Cotton

Nagesh Basavanhalli, MD & CEO, Greaves Cotton reacting to the budget 2020 said “Today’s Budget has looked to boost the sentiment of the common Indian with emphasis on agri improvement, thrust on job creation through public infrastructure spending, skilling initiative and revision of direct tax optional provisions to lower the personal income tax slabs.” He […]

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Budget 2020: Sumant Sinha, CMD – ReNew Power

Speaking about the budget 2020 Sumant Sinha, CMD – ReNew Power said “ The Union Budget 2020 is a balanced and pragmatic statement of intent. Finance minister in her speech has attempted to address the trust deficit across a host of sectors. She has assured stock market investors by abolishing dividend distribution tax , addressed […]

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