Imagining Next 35 years

Jonathan Porritt’s new fiction ‘The World We Made’, set in 2050 narrates a possible energy future. Jonathan Porritt, founder of ‘The Forum For The Future’ takes refuge in a fiction set in 2050 to write the history of next 35 years. His ...

Prices paramount in the clean energy debate

Ms Anna Lindstedt, Sweden’s Climate Ambassador takes us behind Sweden’s ambition for Climate Cooperation Interview excerpt: Innovations’ Accelerator (IA): The discussions around climate change have brought in increasing role ...

The Sky Is the Limit; India’s solar ambition set to increase pace

India’s Prime Minister has an impressive track record of state solar energy development. This looks set to be replicated at the national level. India’s surface area receives large amounts of solar radiation, making it highly conducive to the ...

Smart Grid: Its all relative

India’s Smart Grid Week kicks off next week. What is a smart grid from an Indian perspective? On March 3rd, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch India’s Smart Grid Week. Alongside Ministers and technical experts, the week will ...

Holding a Light for Off grid

In Conversation with Kristina Linhardt, CEO, HiNation. The off-grid market is growing fast in India. Private players are entering with innovative business models, and new technologies. Kristina Linhardt, CEO of HiNation talks about the ...

Mahindra seeking the sun

Indian auto-giant commits $732 million towards solar development. On January 26th, Mahindra Group announced that it will push for increased solar development within its renewables vertical and to commission 500MW by 2016 . This will ...

Solar Islands

Remote rural communities’ energy ambition pushes off-grid solar, despite lack of govt. support. ‘Off grid power’ was unknown concept in the Eastern Indian state of West Bengal, even to the power engineers, when off-grid solar power first ...

A generous, concentrated push

India to provide boost to concentrated solar power and concentrated solar technology, hoping sloar energy use will intensify. With the launch of India’s first concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in November 2013, the country seems to ...

Being one-step ahead is the key to success

Petr Vasiliev, CEO, NeoZeo AB, talks about the importance of finding new markets NeoZeo AB is a relatively small company in the biogas landscape. They have used their size to their advantage. Petr Vasiliev, CEO, NeoZeo, talks about the importance of ‘finding your niche’, business strategy for shock resistant energy ...

The win-win case of Waste to Energy

FOV Biogas’ small, easy to move, cost-effective plants are making a change in the way waste-to-energy is being understood in the Indian context. Director Joseph Vimal Arulappan talks about the strategic decisions FOV has made as it ...