Category: Articles/Interview

Catching the sun at Bhadla solar park

Bhadla, an arid sprawl in Rajasthan spread over 45 sq km, is where over a million glistening silicon panels fuel India’s ambitious plan to generate 1,00,000 MW of solar energy by 2022. The Indian Express visits...

Solar Power Will Kill Coal Faster Than You Think

Solar power, once so costly it only made economic sense in spaceships, is becoming cheap enough that it will push coal and even natural-gas plants out of business faster than previously forecast. That’s the conclusion of a...

Power Storage

Storage prices are dropping much faster than expected, due to the growing market for consumer electronics and demand for electric vehicles (EVs). Major players in Asia, Europe and the US are all scaling up...

‘Power tariffs will benefit from GST’

With 34 years of experience in the power sector, IS Jha heads the country’s largest power transmission company, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL). An electrical engineer from NIT, Jamshedpur, Jha has contributed...

Harnessing Wind Power through Kites

Image source:-Skysails Power Despite the focus on developing solar energy, wind energy in India has seen steady development in the last decade. With 32,279.77 MW of installed wind generation capacity (compared to 12,288.83 MW of...

Will India Really Go Green?

As soon as Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from the Paris Agreement on climate change, eyes turned eastward. Even as the U.S. reneges on its promises, the argument now goes, China and India will...