Rooftop Solar - Saving Operating Cost for Businesses Hit by the Pandemic

Rooftop Solar – Saving Operating Cost for Businesses Hit by the Pandemic

Rooftop solar is among the cheapest sources of power, with nearly 50% lower tariffs than grid charges in many states. The segment's cost benefits make it an attractive energy option ...
Solar Developers Desperately Need Access to Project Financing, Cheaper Funds

Solar Developers Desperately Need Access to Project Financing, Cheaper Funds

What lies ahead for the renewable energy sector in India? Will investments dry up, or will 2021 bring out the best for the sector? A discussion on these vital issues ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Rooftop Solar Cannot Thrive in a Restrictive Policy Environment

Rooftop Solar Cannot Thrive in a Restrictive Policy Environment

Rooftop solar has immense growth potential in India. However, the rooftop segment has been slow to get off the ground, thanks to inconsistent and restrictive government policy. A total of ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
DISCOMs Need Distribution System Operators To Forecast Renewables and Manage Load (1)

DISCOMs Need Distribution System Operators To Forecast Renewables and Manage Load

India is an attractive solar market with tremendous, long-term potential. The installation targets are aggressive; however, the investments in the sector have stymied due to counterparty credit risks from distribution ...
/ / Grid, Utilities
Solar Will Lead All Power Generation in the Coming Decades

Solar Will Lead All Power Generation in the Coming Decades

The Mercom India Solar Summit 2021 kicked off on April 8, 2021, with the session 'Keynote-State of Indian Solar market,' led by Priya Sanjay, Managing Director, Mercom India, and Raj ...
How Policy Flip Flops Hamper Growth of Solar Sector

How Policy Flip Flops Hamper Growth of Solar Sector

India has set some lofty targets for renewable energy, including 175 GW of renewables by 2022 (100 GW from Solar) 450 GW of renewables by 2030 (unofficial). India is also ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Mercom India Research Releases White Paper at The Smarter E India 2020 Conference

Mercom India Research Releases White Paper at The Smarter E India 2020 Conference

Mercom India Research, the research arm of Mercom India, has released an exclusive whitepaper, in partnership with ‘The Smarter E India 2020’. The conference will be hosted virtually from December 9 ...
It's All About LCOE When it Comes Adopting Newer Module Technologies_ Mercom Webinar

It’s All About LCOE When it Comes to Adopting Newer Module Technologies: Mercom Webinar

Mercom Communications India hosted a webinar on the impact of larger capacity modules on solar projects and how they help lower the levelized cost of energy (LCOE) while delivering more power ...
IREDA Has Set Aside ₹100 Billion to Indian Renewable Energy Sector in 2020

IREDA Has Set Aside ₹100 Billion for Renewable Energy Projects in 2020

Mercom India hosted a webinar on key trends shaping the Indian solar market based on its recently released India Solar Market Update report for the first quarter of 2020. The ...
MNRE and SECI Address Manufacturing, DISCOMs, Payments, in the Indian Solar Industry

MNRE and SECI Address Manufacturing, DISCOM Payments, in the Indian Solar Industry

Mercom Communications India hosted a webinar on the key trends in the renewable energy market, with a focus on the Indian solar sector. It included findings from across the supply ...
Implications of the Coronavirus Outbreak on the Indian Solar Industry and Outlook

Implications of the Coronavirus Outbreak on the Indian Solar Industry and Outlook

There is a lot of uncertainty around the implications of the Coronavirus pandemic on the Indian solar industry with new announcements and orders coming out every day. The outlook is ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Corporate Social Responsibility Funds Can be an Effective Tool for Solar Expansion

Corporate Social Responsibility Funds Can be an Effective Tool for Solar Expansion

Economic growth has pulled millions of people out of poverty around the world but has also resulted in severe pollution especially in emerging markets like India and China with harmful ...