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Solar tariffs will fall further on reduced risk for investors: Ratul Puri, Chairman, Hindustan Powerprojects

Ratul Puri, Chairman at Hindustan Powerprojects Pvt Ltd, talks about sustainability of low solar tariffs, increasing focus on hydro power and viability of storage solutions in an exclusive interview with Anisha Dutta. Edited excerpts.. The government is working on a new hydro power policy and you have also spoken about increased focus on hydro. What […]

Large investors are looking at the Renewable Energy space for investments: Rajeev Kapoor, Secretary, MNRE

India’s renewable energy sector is going through a major transformation with record capacity additions being achieved in the solar and wind power sectors and tariffs falling to record low levels. The government is working on policies to further firm up the incentive structure for projects, Rajeev Kapoor, Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy told […]

The target on renewable power must be reassessed

India’s power sector is facing a conundrum. While existing power plants are suffering from low utilisation rates of about 60%, or are lying stranded for either want of fuel or power purchase agreement (PPA), there is a brisk addition of new renewable and thermal capacities through public sector undertakings (PSUs). Today, India’s grid-connected installed capacity is […]

Have the Power to Change

India’s power sector is facing a conundrum. While existing power plants are suffering from low utilisation rates of about 60%, or are lying stranded for either want of fuel or power purchase agreement (PPA), there is a brisk addition of new renewable and thermal capacities through public sector undertakings (PSUs). Today, India’s grid-connected installed capacity is […]

REIL’s growth potion: Hop, skip and jump

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), is one of the few profit-making mini ratna central public sector companies. REIL will now become an independent central public sector enterprise as the government has decided to hive it off from its parent company, Instrumentation Ltd. REIL managing director AK Jain talks to Pragya Gupta about the company’s […]