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OUR PERSPECTIVES

MEC+ and SolarQuarter: India Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Show 2020

Sep 2020: The next wave of energy transition will be led by hydrogen and green hydrogen will play a key role in a clean, secure, and affordable energy future. MEC+ is organizing a Virtual Conference on "India Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Show 2020: Policy, Partnership & Business Strategy" on 30th September. Register now

Abridged India Offshore Wind Summit 2020

Aug 2020: We held a virtual summit with WindInsider on India Offshore Wind. Read the abridged version to know the latest developments in Offshore Wind in India. Following are the government and Industry stakeholders which shared the same platform- MNRE, SECI, Danish Energy Agency, Embassy of Denmark in India, Van Oord, Equinor, DNV GL

MEC+ and Windinsider: India Offshore Wind Summit 2020

Aug 2020: OW is inevitable in the supply mix of India. We are organising an exclusive OW summit where industry and government stakeholders will be present on the same forum to discuss what is needed to kick-off the industry and how fast can we expect some progress.

Addressing Key Questions on Indian Offshore Wind

Aug 2020: MEC+ had launched a report teaser on Breaking the Catch-22 in Indian Offshore Wind” along with a briefing video with our MD, Mr. Sidharth Jain. We have received several queries from the key stakeholders around the Offshore Wind industry which we would like to address here.

Abridged Expert Session on Corporate RE Procurement in India

Aug 2020: We held an Expert session with Solar Quarter on Corporate Renewable Energy Procurement in India. You can read the views of following key stakeholders across the corporate procurement value chain here - Renew Power, Cleantech Solar, IEX, CREDA, KREDL, cKers Finance, CDP.

Modi’s mission could put Indian wind power back on level terms with solar

July 2020: This article highlights that push towards localization in solar and new technology launch within wind can rekindle the developer and off-taker interest into wind, re-positioning the technology for starting its second innings in India.

Kick-starting Offshore Wind in India

July 2020: India OW market is attractive yet challenging. The risks cannot be ignored or wished away, but the industry can be kick-started with a targeted approach. To deal with the uncertainty, the government needs to provide a clear market roadmap and players need to commit to a price trajectory.

Yes, solar’s on a roll in India – but here’s why it’s too soon to write-off onshore wind

July 2020: Should Indian Onshore Wind be dismissed after solar becoming the cheapest source of renewable power in India or is there more to the wind story in India? This article talks about the possible short-term and long term roles for onshore wind in India.

Tech-neutral and hybrid tender models are helping renewables’ economic logic in India

June 2020: Shift towards more sophisticated tendering with a focus on power outcomes rather than technology is opening new doors for wind and solar.

IMPACT STORIES

Strategic guidance to enter Indian C&I Solar market

Advising an energy solutions company on investment in the renewable C&I in India

Re-shaping solar open access strategy in India

MEC+ helped the leading IPP in prioritizing its investment and resources on specific geographies, customers, and business models to pursue C&I solar market in India.

Objective benchmarking for valuation of target business

Sep 2019: Designed and executed valuation framework for Tier 1 business in APAC, to support transaction intelligence at global energy leader

Commercial due diligence on a Wind OEM in India

How we helped an investor evaluate the assets of an Indian wind OEM

ESSENTIAL NOTES ON INDIAN ENERGY

India Wind Growth Tracker

April 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

OUR EVENTS AND NEWS

MEC+ and SolarQuarter: India Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Show 2020

Sep 2020: The next wave of energy transition will be led by hydrogen and green hydrogen will play a key role in a clean, secure, and affordable energy future. MEC+ is organizing a Virtual Conference on "India Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Show 2020: Policy, Partnership & Business Strategy" on 30th September. Register now

MEC+ and Windinsider: India Offshore Wind Summit 2020

Aug 2020: OW is inevitable in the supply mix of India. We are organising an exclusive OW summit where industry and government stakeholders will be present on the same forum to discuss what is needed to kick-off the industry and how fast can we expect some progress.

India needs to break catch-22 of Offshore Wind to meet its doubling electricity demand by 2030: MEC+

June 2020: Read our press release for the launch of our report with QVARTZ: Breaking the Catch 22 in Indian Offshore Wind