Ashwini K. Swain (for Info only, not official)

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Ashwini K. Swain

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    ...Three recent developments testify to this. First, India added more renewable energy (RE) capacity than conventional generation capacity in 2016-17. Second, RE tariff in the country dropped to a level that is cost competitive with coal-fired generation. Third, according to EY’s renewable energy country attractiveness index, India pipped the US to become the second most attractive country for RE investments. These developments make India a frontrunner in energy transformation, even before US’ retreat. The rhetoric is certainly high around India’s energy transformation, backed by strong government support and symbolic developments. India, considered a “coal Goliath” till recently, is now expected to play the role of David in global energy transformation, by maintaining its own pledges, holding to account the developed world and thus, building global confidence. Will India be able to play that role? ...

    Live Mint on June 14, 2017, 12:52 a.m.