Guest Contributor: Saloni Sachdeva Michael

IEEFA India: Green lending criteria could improve the performance of power distribution companies

A hybrid (green + credit) rating for distribution companies would boost progress on decarbonisation goals

14 October (IEEFA India): To encourage change in high-carbon sectors, India’s power authorities could introduce a green rating when assessing financial support and bail-outs for power distribution companies (discoms), says a new report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). With lndia moving towards decarbonisation of its power sector, says report author […]

IEEFA: A circular economy can support India’s push for clean energy and self-reliance

End-of-life solar panels and batteries contain valuable raw materials for the clean energy transition

23 September 2021 (IEEFA India): The adoption of a ‘circular’ approach to managing end-of-life solar photovoltaic (PV) modules, wind blades and batteries would reduce future wastage of the high-value, critical raw materials needed for India’s massive clean energy transition, according to a new report from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). The […]

IEEFA: How India can accelerate the move towards self-reliance in solar manufacturing

Three golden pillars of technology, policy and finance need to be strengthened

India has set an ambitious target of achieving 175 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy capacity by 2022, which includes 100GW of solar. To date, we have installed 44GW. Closing the gap between the target and installed capacity will mean higher demand for solar panels and modules in the next two to three years. Technological advancement […]