Can India reach the global top spot in solar?
When the Indian government started talking about the 100-gigawatts-by-2022 solar target, it seemed intriguing that a 600-megawatts (Mw) solar auction in Turkey last year had generated more excitement in international investor circles than this astonishing number. One of the reasons is that the 100 gigawatts (Gw) is seen as an aspiration rather than a target. If indeed it is a serious target, where is the action plan for implementation? Who are the investors? What are the incentives on offer?