India’s pledge to become a Renewable Energy giant

India is extensively working towards increasing its share of renewable energy to honor its pledge under the Paris Agreement. It is now expected to reach the goal of a 40% share of renewables by 2027, three years ahead of time. This is only possible since India is emerging as a [...]


New era in the utility electricity sector

Around 240 million people have no access to the electrical grid in India and hundreds of millions more live with irregular supply through the existing grid network. That makes India the world’s largest un-electrified population. How does the Indian Government improve this situation? The Government has set the target to [...]


Clean Energy Surge for India

Clean energy has been a hot topic for some time now with the Government’s aim to make India one of the world’s largest installations of clean energy. Renewable energy growing at a CAGR of 15%, is currently at a faster rate than coal power plants. The Indian Government predicts 57% of [...]


India’s shift towards Solar Energy

In India, energy is still mainly sourced from coal and gas based power generation, which make up 70% of total installed power capacity in India. Electricity production in India grew at a CAGR of 6.3% from 2010 to 2015 and is set to further increase due to rising demand. Currently, [...]


How India wants to become an Energy surplus country?

As India’s population consistently grows, the demand for Energy in the country is steadily on a rise. Many people still need access to power, and those who have, face daily power cuts in some deficit regions. Energy is most vital for a country’s infrastructure and of utmost importance for the [...]


Budget 2016: Wind re-powering Policy

India is the fifth largest Wind Energy producer in the world after the US and China and the potential is far from exhausted. Indian Wind Energy Association has estimated that with the current level of technology, the ‘on-shore’ potential for utilization of Wind Energy for electricity generation is of the [...]


Indian Power Sector: Government pushes for Improvement

India is the 5th largest producer of electricity in the world and power is a very essential part of infrastructure affecting growth and welfare of the country. To end electricity blackouts and spur economic growth, the government passed a rescue package to encourage again the Indian Energy sector. India’s Power [...]


Indian Energy Sector – Status & Road Map

Guest author: Nikhil Tiwari | Business Development Manager | Ensinger India Engineering Plastics Private Ltd. Energy has been universally recognized as one of the most important inputs for economic growth and human development. There is a strong two-way relationship between economic development and energy consumption. On one hand, growth of [...]


India’s Energy Future is Green and Black

Guest author: Thomas Elmar Schuppe  | Senior Fellow | Observer Research Foundation (ORF) & CIM Integrated Energy Expert, New Delhi The year 2015 is going to be critical for the energy and climate story that unfolds over the decade to come. The global community has to agree on a successor [...]


India encourages the Energy Sector

Networks cannot keep up with the rising demand for electricity in India, while economic growth, increasing prosperity, increased urbanization and rising per capita energy consumption has widened gaps in access to energy across the country. There is a lot being done to try to solve the problem in both the [...]

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