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MEC Intelligence (MEC+) focuses on helping companies grow in the Indian renewable energy space. Our advisors continuously make notes on the latest developments in policy, profitability, and possibilities. In this process, we come across a lot of good pieces which inform the fundamentals of market or elaborate on the questions on top of one’s mind. We will be sharing our best research notes – “Essential Notes on Indian Energy” – as a weekly newsletter. This will be a 2 min read but will keep you updated on the latest and the greatest. Do follow if you are interested in getting the best energy notes in Indian RES space.

October Month Thought leadership at MEC+

Oct 2020: Read our perspectives on C&I Solar in India here. We also organized a session on the Indian Hydrogen industry whose highlights can be accessed here.

September Month Thought leadership at MEC+

Sep 2020: Read highlights of our September month Webinars on Indian Offshore Wind Summit and RE corporate procurement in India.

August Month Thought leadership at MEC+

Aug 2020: Read our perspectives on the rapidly evolving Indian renewables landscape with our commercial view on developments

India Wind Growth Tracker

Apr 2020: MEC Intelligence (MEC+) tracks the wind story in India. As the market has matured over the last few years, what is the current status and what are the expectations going forward from the Indian wind industry?

Asset owners taking higher control of their operational portfolios

Jan 15, 2020: Traditionally, O&M for wind farms in India has been carried out by OEMs. But recently, major asset owners have started taking control of their operations by developing their in-house O&M capability. To know more, read the insight:

Update to Indian wind tenders and delay in commissioning of projects

Oct 24, 2019: In tendering, 27% capacity has dropped-off between tendering to contract awarding in Indian Wind tender and in execution, 41% wind projects are delayed on commissioning to date in India. To know more, read the insight:

Indian developers struggle with payment delays

Sep 19, 2019: Recent data on payment delays by DISCOMs shows the cause and effect of payment dues are highly concentrated to 3 states and impacting 15 players in the market. These payment delays create huge risks for RE projects, escalating prices and demand contraction. To know more, read the

Update to proposed OW funding from Indian government

Sep 6, 2019: Proposed funding by the Indian government for Offshore wind falls short of the cost of OW in India. To know more, read the insight:

Update to Bidding guidelines for ISTS wind projects in India

Aug 5, 2019: The government has recently updated the bidding guidelines for ISTS Wind projects to accommodate delays in land procurement and to improve the profitability of IPPs. To know more, read the insight:

Update to Offshore Wind in India

July 24, 2019: Out of 16 zones earmarked for OW development, activity is planned in 5-6 zones for the first OW project in India. To know more, read the insight:

Update to 2030 Energy Mix in India

July 22, 2019: India lays out an aggressive trajectory for RE installation with target of installing 140 GW of wind by 2030 but this trajectory is highly sensitive to CUF. To know more, read the insight:

Volume 12-Week 19-23, 2019

June 20, 2019: In this week, we share several reverses in RE space in India such as IPPs preferring inhouse O&M and launch of INX dedicated platform for trading green bonds for investors across the globe and other multiple updates

Volume 11-Week 18, 2019

May 10, 2019: In this week, we share our notes on India’s plan to invite bids for 40 GW mega manufacturing battery plants and SECI’s auctioned wind projects running behind schedule along with other multiple updates

Volume 10-Week 14, 2019

May 8, 2019: In this week, we share several reverses in RE space in India such as Karnataka halting new solar energy projects and India-Denmark cooperation agreement for Offshore Wind and other updates

Volume 9-Week 12, 2019

Apr 9, 2019: In this week, we share our notes on India seeking bids for $5 billion in transmission lines to boost renewables growth along with multiple updates

Volume 8-Week 11, 2019

Mar 29, 2019: In this week, we share our notes on CERC’s new power tariff regulations and cross border trade of electricity regulations along with multiple updates

Volume 7-Week 10, 2019

Mar 25, 2019: In this week, we share our notes on making SECI responsible for facilitating land and external grid for solar projects along with multiple updates

Volume 6-Week 9, 2019

Mar 13, 2019: In this week, we share our notes on large hydro projects getting renewable status and government emphasizing electrification of public transportation through FAME India Phase 2 along with multiple updates.

Volume 5-Week 8, 2019

Mar 6, 2019: In this week, we share our notes on SECI given responsibility for connectivity and UDAY scheme facing roadblocks while reviving DISCOMs from the financial crisis along with multiple updates.

Volume 4-Week 7, 2019

Feb 27, 2019: In this week, we share our notes on Andhra Pradesh DISCOMs signing petition to renegotiate PPAs along with other multiple updates.

Volume 3-Week 6, 2019

Feb 19, 2019: In this week, we share our notes on SECI's 1.2 GW wind tender getting oversubscribed and Andhra Pradesh government targetting non-DISCOM solar supply beyond its state and other multiple updates.

Volume 2-Week 5, 2019

Feb 12, 2019: In this week, we share our notes on Renewable Energy Interim Budget 2019 and opening up of Draft Lease Rules for First Offshore Wind tender in India for comments and other multiple updates.

Volume 1-Week 4, 2019

Feb 1, 2019: In this week, we share our notes on Gujarat government notifying policy for allocating lands for the development of wind, solar and hybrid projects along with other multiple updates.

India Renewable Growth Tracker

July 2018: MEC Intelligence (MEC+) presents the analytics of wind and solar- quarterly capacity growth, power generation growth and investments in Indian renewable sector by technology