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Finding a niche as Solar EPC – Premier Solar

Finding a niche as Solar EPC – Premier Solar

An Interview @REI 2016

With Solar power growing at a fast pace in India and the Government at the centre providing good impetus for the growth, many entrepreneurs and businesses are keen to enter this sunrise sector. And most popular choice for them has been Solar EPC – […]

Solar Power Electronic Solutions by Amberroot Systems

Solar Power Electronic Solutions by Amberroot Systems
An Interview @REI 2016
India has set an ambitious target of 40 GW of solar coming from rooftop solar installations by 2022. This is going to be a herculean task to achieve unlike the utility scale target of 60 GW. This is because the problem with rooftop solar is that […]

Diverse Consulting Services in Solar – Nexus Energy Tech

 Diverse Consulting Services in Solar – Nexus Energy Tech
An Interview @REI 2016
Global consultancy firms estimate that renewable energy consulting is a $250 million market (Source) and is full of opportunities for companies and individuals with good experience in this upcoming industry.

Mr.Arvind Karandikar of Nexus Energy Tech fully understood this large potential and started a small […]

Riding the Solar Wave – Diversifying into Solar Panel manufacturing by HarSolar

Riding the Solar Wave – Diversifying into Solar Panel manufacturing by HarSolar

An Interview @REI 2016

Solar is hot. And many medium and large Indian businesses are looking to strike the iron when it is hot. It is not a rare occasion that an existing Indian business is diversifying into the real sunrise industry – Solar. There […]

End-To-End Solar Solutions Provider – iAcharya Silicon Ltd

End – To – End Solar Solutions provider – iAcharya Silicon Limited
An Interview @REI 2016
iAcharya Silicon Ltd is one of the major solar players from TamilNadu. While they started off as a small consulting and training company, they have now diversified into various solar sectors, quickly building on their strengths.

iAcharya operates in 4 major divisions […]

Monkey Insurance Anyone?

Pic credit: Reuters/American Energy News

Just when you thought many uncertainties were coming to an end for solar in India and things were kind of settling down, you read about a new kind of uncertainty – this time from monkeys.

Apparently, monkeys like solar panels, or at least they frequent the rooftop solar panel installations in quite […]

The Problem with Rooftop Solar is that…It is Not a Must Have

(pic credit: CAD-IT Consultants)

A year back, I had given a 10 minute speech at Intersolar India on the real challenge for rooftop solar.

Some of my co-speakers felt I had hit the nub, while some others felt I was being pessimistic.

After I finish my post here, you decide which camp you belong to.

My main point was this: […]

Innovate or Suffocate – Solar Industry’s Watershed Moment

There’s a dark secret about the sunny solar industry.

It is not very profitable.

Surprised?

The surprise is justified: After all, you hear about the fantastic growth of solar sector. The world just crossed 200 GW in installations. It is already a $100+ billion industry worldwide. And is getting bigger, faster. India vows 100 GW by 2022. China ups the […]

Can Solar Get Me a Date? – What Solar Can and Can’t

I am a solar evangelist by profession, and a realist by nature.

Not the best DNA to sleep in peace, but let’s just say this has made me write this post.

Having worked in almost all main alternative energy sectors (solar, wind, biomass, biofuels, small hydro and waste to energy) in the last 10 years, I can say with confidence […]

How Choosing High Quality Components will Make a High Impact for Indian Solar Sector

As India races towards an aspirational 100 GW of solar power, there are some serious challenges that lie in the way.

One of the key challenges is the growth of the distributed or the rooftop solar sector.

While the government wants this sector to contribute 40 GW of the 100, the sector is growing way too slowly right […]