Solar finance in India feels the squeeze

Cutthroat pricing in India’s booming solar market is causing headaches for developers. Tom Kenning reports on some of the looming pinch points for solar finance in a country where the cost of capital remains persistently high.

India to split benchmark tariff for VGF projects

India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) plans to change the benchmark tariff for the 5GW of solar being tendered with viability gap funding (VGF) support from central government.

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.