Category: Articles/Interview

Why we need nuclear power

Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed an agreement early June with President Vladimir Putin for two more units of nuclear plants at Kudankulam. Earlier, the government announced an agreement with international companies to set up...

Making a smart energy grid work for India

Newspapers are showcasing the dramatically lower costs of solar power, reportedly cheaper than coal power now, and we are told that smart grids (and smart cities) are just around the corner. While enormous strides...

Solar power start-up expanding

Working on making clean energy accessible for all, the city-based start-up, Red Solar, is on an expansion mode. Founded by Rajesh Varma and Venkatesh Majji in January last with a capital investment of Rs....

Let’s get real about renewables

The recent frenzy in renewable energy, particularly in the solar space, has raised expectations of coal-free, sunshine driven power for India at the lowest cost in about a decade’s time. The impetus for renewables...

RBI S4A Policy and its effect on Power Sector

Constant efforts are made by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the government to fight bad debts of banks. Continuing these efforts, RBI has introduced “Scheme for Sustainable Structuring of Stressed Assets” (S4A)...

Only India can save the Paris climate agreement

The US regression from climate action should not surprise the world. President Donald Trump has followed the footsteps of his former counterpart George W Bush by deciding to withdraw the US from yet another...