It is unclear why a government, which is investing in a superfast bullet train at one end, has chosen a less-than-the-most-advanced electric vehicle option
Is solar energy becoming a Veblen good for India?
While the grid-connected consumer opts for diesel power, the off-grid consumer burns kerosene
The govt wants 'most, if not all' vehicles to be powered by electricity by 2030
The average price for traded power has ranged from Rs 2-3 per unit in the recent past
It is estimated that the cost of solar panels will decline another 20 per cent this year
The US turns away from clean power plan as India mulls its options
Low solar, wind tariffs to trigger structural changes
The new way is to lock in maximum amount of super low-cost clean power, or 'base-cost renewables'
2017 will be the year of solar in India, thanks to aggressive target, policy support
New financing, more auctions and some risks are the talking points
81 companies commit to 100% renewable electricity
Giant companies are now becoming lean, mean and agile
The electric vehicle market in India needs a policy push that goes beyond targets
Record low renewables tariffs could head even lower, despite slowdown in global investment this year