Cost is the Greatest Hurdle for Energy Storage Adoption Among Resi and C&I Consumers

Cost is the Greatest Hurdle for Energy Storage Adoption Among Resi and C&I Consumers

Battery storage systems are critical to effectively integrate increasing solar and wind energy into the grid, given the intermittent nature of renewable energy sources. Energy storage is the ideal solution ...
Energy Storage is the Way Forward to Meet the Growing Power Demand Through Renewables

Energy Storage is the Way Forward to Meet the Growing Power Demand Through Renewables

The demand for round-the-clock power from renewables is on the rise. Given the intermittent nature of renewable energy sources, the time is ripe for India to create an enabling environment ...
The Critical Role of Solar EPCs in Delivering Quality Projects Amidst Challenges

The Critical Role of Solar EPCs in Delivering Quality Projects Amidst Challenges

India’s solar sector continues to expand and is forecasted to be one of the top solar markets globally for the foreseeable future. Based on the preliminary numbers, solar installations in ...
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Uniform and Stable Policies Needed for Open Access Solar Market to Grow in India

Uniform and Stable Policies Needed for Open Access Solar Market to Grow in India

Mercom hosted a webinar on July 30, 2021, to take a close look at the policy framework and consumer feedback on the open access solar market in India. The webinar ...
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Policy Certainty and Stability Crucial for New Investments in the Solar Sector

Policy Certainty and Stability Crucial for New Investments in the Solar Sector

On June 30, 2021, Mercom hosted a webinar on the 'State of the Indian Solar Market – Addressing Major Shifts in the Industry and the Path Forward'. The focus of the discussion ...
New Inverter Technologies Critical to Reduce LCOE of Solar Projects

New Inverter Technologies Critical to Reduce LCOE of Solar Projects

On Thursday, June 17, Mercom held a webinar on ‘Redefining Global PV Project Standards - Huawei FusionSolar 8.0 Gemini’ to discuss the latest trends and technologies in the Indian photovoltaic ...
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Concrete Batteries Could Make Future Buildings Sustainable Study

Concrete Batteries Could Make Future Buildings Sustainable: Study

Researchers from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have published a paper outlining a new concept for rechargeable batteries made of cement. Developed by scientists attached to the varsity’s Department of ...
String Inverters for Optimizing Commercial Rooftop Solar Installations

String Inverters for Optimizing Commercial Rooftop Solar Installations

With cutting-edge innovations driving the solar space, technologically advanced string inverters are fast gaining popularity among solar developers. Although inverters account for 5% of the total project cost, they become ...
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 ...
Module Technologies and Trends Dominating the Indian Solar Market

Module Technologies and Trends Dominating the Indian Solar Market

The year 2020 is behind us, and 2021 promises to be positive for the solar industry. According to Mercom Research, around 48 GW of solar projects are either awaiting construction ...
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Mercom's Webinar to Discuss the Impact of Solar Inverters on Project Performance

Mercom’s Webinar to Discuss the Impact of Solar Inverters on Project Performance

Technological innovations in the field of solar have been pivotal in its rising popularity and expansion globally. Besides advancements in solar PV technology, innovations in solar inverters also affect the ...
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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 ...
After Rajasthan and Gujarat, Ladakh to Become the Next Major Hub for Renewables in India

After Rajasthan and Gujarat, Ladakh to Become the Next Major Hub for Renewables in India

Mercom India held a webinar on September 1, 2020, to discuss and analyze the latest developments in India’s solar sector over the quarter. The webinar put the spotlight on the ...
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Officials from MNRE and SECI to Discuss the Status of Solar Market on Mercom’s Webinar

Officials from MNRE and SECI to Discuss the Status of Solar Market on Mercom’s Webinar

Mercom’s Q2 2020 India Solar Market Update is out, and the numbers do not paint a pretty picture. On September 1, 2020, Mercom will host a webinar to analyze the ...
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Long-Term Basic Customs Duty Crucial for India’s Solar Sector_ Roundtable

Long-Term Basic Customs Duty Crucial for India’s Solar Sector: Roundtable

Mercom India held a webinar on August 4, 2020, to discuss the pressing issues and opportunities in the Indian renewable energy sector amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The roundtable discussed the ...
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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 ...
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