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About Raj Prabhu

Raj Prabhu, Staff reporter at Mercom India More articles from Raj Prabhu.
RajRaj Prabhu is a recognized thought leader in clean energy markets where his work has influenced policies worldwide. He has a deep understanding of regulatory policy and clean energy markets and his market and opinion pieces are regularly published on both MercomIndia.com and other leading publications globally. Raj is also a regular speaker and presenter on clean energy policy and finance topics at conferences worldwide. Raj attended the KLE College of Science in Bangalore, India for physics and chemistry, and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Hotel and Institutional Management from Johnson and Wales University, Rhode Island. More articles from Raj Prabhu.

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Indian Solar Market Update - Fourth Quarter 2011

Indian Solar Market Update – Fourth Quarter 2011

There has been a flurry of activity in the Indian solar sector in the fourth quarter, as 350 MW of Phase 1 Batch II photovoltaic (PV) projects were announced under ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
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India Third Quarter Solar Market Update – Indian Solar Market Shifts Gears Into Phase 1 – Batch 2

Indian Solar Market Update – Third Quarter 2011 The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) announced in August that 35 of the 37 photovoltaic (PV) projects amounting to 140MW ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
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India Announces Guidelines for Bidding of 350 MW Solar Projects for Phase 1, Batch 2

New guidelines were issued by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) and the present set of guidelines is applicable to the Second Batch of the photovoltaic projects to be ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
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India 2011 Q2 Solar Market Update – Did India Get The Solar Policy Right?

By the end of the second quarter 2011, the whole of India’s solar sector was waiting anxiously for the looming deadline of July 9th - the date that project developers were ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
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India 2011 First Quarter Solar Market Update – Focus on India’s solar policy framework

After the formal launch of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) in 2010, the markets have been closely watching the progress of India’s solar program as the JNNSM moves ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
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India’s Solar Opportunities and Challenges – A perspective on JNNSM selection guidelines

India's Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM), a major initiative of the government of India, has set itself a goal of creating an enabling policy framework for deploying 20GW of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Indian Solar Industry – Cautiously Optimistic

Indian Solar Industry – Cautiously Optimistic

Highlights from SOLARCON India 2010 Mercom Communications India, Pvt. Ltd., a subsidiary of Mercom Capital Group, a clean energy communications and consulting firm, attended the SOLARCON India 2010 conference held ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar