Actis buys 194MW solar portfolio from Shapoorji Pallonji

Sprng Energy, an India-focused renewable energy arm of London-based investor Actis, has acquired a 194MW operational solar portfolio from Mumbai headquartered conglomerate Shapoorji Pallonji Infrastructure Capital (SP Infra) in order to grow its India PV portfolio.

New government policies to support solar manufacturing in India

With India’s solar cell and module manufacturing capacity at about 1,200MW and 5,600MW respectively in April this year, Bridge to India's Jyoti Gulia looks at the plight of domestic manufacturers in the face of China's traditional dominance of the sector.