A recent meeting by Mercom India addressed concerns about the viability of solar open access as a renewable energy source.
What’s it about? Mercom India’s recent Commercial and Industrial (C&I) Clean Energy Meet in the city brought developers and consumers together for a wide-ranging discussion on the opportunities and challenges of solar energy. The meeting comes as consumers in the city are looking to manage their power usage due to the recent tariff hike.
- Investing in clean energy continues to be a challenge. Transitioning to renewable energy is driven by savings and the renewable percentage clause most Indian companies have.
- Some key takeaways from the event were the environmental benefits, open-access solutions, and best practices in financing clean energy.
Who said what? Manikkan Sangameswaran of Radiance Renewables said people should adopt solar now to reap the benefits later. Karthikeyan V from Tata Solar Power spoke of the advantages of rooftop solar systems. Anburaj from the Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) said it had launched initiatives for companies to switch to clean energy.