Author: Prasanna Singh

Mishap At Omkareshwar Brings Forth Worries On Large Floating Solar Projects

The pictures, and videos of the damage caused at India’s largest floating solar plant, at Omkareshwar in Madhya Pradesh, have brought forth a range of worries about the issues involved with floating solar, besides the best way to resolve them. The answer lies in better research and transparency about these projects., considered critical to regional […]

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Could Interest Rates Trip Up India’s Renewables Push?

Since April started, India’s renewable sector has presented an observer with two contrasting camps. On one side are solar module, and some cell manufacturers, who look forward to good times with the tightening of restrictions on Chinese imports. On the other are the developers, the first few of whom have already started indicating the risk […]

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News In Brief- Schneider World Tour, IG Drones, Vianode, StoreDot

Schneider Electric Begins Innovation Summit World Tour, Unveiling New Collaborations Energy management and automation company Schneider Electric has kicked off its Innovation Summit World Tour, regarding the need for immediate action and ongoing collaboration to accelerate the energy transition and tackle the climate crisis. “In the wake of record-breaking global warming reported in 2023, we’re […]

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South Africa’s Solar Adoption Gathers Pace, But Challenges Remain

South Africa has long been plagued by an energy crisis now. This has led to a situation where the nation faces rolling blackouts or load shedding as it has been called, for the past decade and more. It says something for the state of the power sector that a challenge that was predicted well over […]

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China Versus The US, Europe and Japan? Trade Battles Reach WTO

Days after China formally raised the issue of US subsidies under the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), the US and Japan, with every possibility of Europe joining in, have been reported to be in formal talks to form a loose alliance to counter the Chinese threat on trade. While the United States and Japan have joined […]

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Xiaomi’s SU7 EV Launch- China’s Big Moment Arrives On Auto World Stage

For years, the Chinese desire to grab pole position in the next phase of the automobile industry, or the transition to EVs, has been no secret. The sector offers the largest know manufacturing opportunity, and taken along with the many ancillary industries it supports, is a huge manufacturing multiplier for any economy. Witness how India’s […]

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Adani Green Operationalises 1 GW Of Solar Projects At Khavda Within 24 Hours

In two back to back filings at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), Adani Green Energy Limited has announced the operationalisation of two traches of solar projects at Khavda Gujarat. While one involved a group of projects adding upto 775 MW, the other filing pertained to a further 212 MW of projects operationalised. The announcements follow […]

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ALMM To Rule Solar From April 1, 2024 in India

Putting to rest any doubts over the future of sourcing for key solar projects, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has confirmed the deadline of March 31 for ending all ALMM related exemptions for developers in a terse, one page office memorandum. At SaurEnergy, we had predicted this outcome early this week. That […]

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