India’s solar market excites world

By on January 30, 2017
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The year 2016 has been India’s best year for renewable energy development. With new solar capacity additions estimated at 5.6 GW, India is st to become the world’s fourth largest solar market after US, China and Japan, writes Dan Shugar. 

This is an exciting time for solar energy in India. the market is poised for enormous growth, particularly in large-scale solar development. India has a tremendous opportunity to build a power industry that is reliable, environmentally responsible and at the same time, fully capable of supporting the country’s growing appetite for electrification. But how can a country evolve from being one of the world’s chief coal consumers and emitters to a global leader in clean energy? Read more.