Solar Business Opportunities


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 […]

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 […]

Think Global Act Local – Arkema Chemical

Think Global, Act Local – Arkema Chemical 
An Interview @REI 2016
Arkema is a specialty chemicals global major, headquartered at France. They have three business segments – High performance materials, Industry specialties and coating solutions and they are world no.1 in 90% of their product portfolio. The group operates in over 50 countries and reports an annual […]

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A Million Solar LEDs Given – and 99 Million More to Go. Way to Go, IIT Mumbai!

This is a post I would request every reader to share with as many as possible.

It is the story of an IIT Professor’s massive ambition to help hundreds of millions of underprivileged Indians go to the next orbit – through a simple solar lamp!

This is how millions of rural children study today – inefficient and unhealthy

I […]

Should India Say WTF to WTO on Solar?

Recently, a WTO ruling on solar went against India, in the context of “discriminatory trade practices”. The case was filed by the US against India.

I am sure there are lots of Indians having a knee-jerk reaction to this adverse ruling – WTF!

But I beg to differ from them. Let me explain this better.

To ADD or Not to […]

Innovate or Suffocate – Solar Industry’s Watershed Moment

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

It is not very profitable.


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 […]

Why Make in India Makes Enormous Sense for Solar

The Make in India campaign by the Modi government is in full flow.

There is a visceral “feel-good” factor about making something in our country, isn’t there? The economists among you will point out that feeling good viscerally is not enough, it should feel good economically too. And it is indeed true that making everything at […]

US Has SunShot for Solar. India Has Gunshot.

Every time I see our Power Minister Piyush Goyal sport a big smile while boasting that his government had brought down solar power tariffs even further, and in the same breath say that his government will ensure Make in India for solar, I wonder: Has he ever heard of the term innovation?

It makes me ask as well – […]