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Satya Kumar @Shri Shakti Alternative Energy Ltd

Blogs with thought leadership, analysis of policy and regulations, business opportunities. Leading innovation in solar and clean energy.
Satya Kumar has an impressive track of more than 30 years of work experience, 17 years devoted to project management of Solar Power and Clean Energy. Satya is the Founder and Managing Director of Shri Shakti Alternative Energy Ltd, a clean energy consulting and solutions company. He has handled various consultancy projects for UNIDO, UNICEF, ADB and The World Bank. His wide-range of expertise in Solar Power Plant projects include its full scale implementation, project development, financial closure , assessment studies and reports, determination of tariff for solar power plants, project evaluation, policy analysis and feasibility reports, among others. Apart from his Mechanical Engineering degree, Satya obtained a Master of Science in Industrial and Management Engineering from the University of Iowa in USA. He was also a Chevening Gurukul Scholar at the prestigious London School of Economics. His experience spans across various countries such as India, USA, UK, Bangladesh, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, China, Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda and Tanzania. Linkedin Profile https://in.linkedin.com/in/satyakumarsolarindia  
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Swaminathan Aiyar: Why is he anti-solar and pro-thermal power?

Swaminathan Aiyar: Why is he anti-solar and pro-thermal power?
Swaminathan Aiyar: Why is he anti-solar and pro-thermal power? His article is based on distorted facts and lies to mislead readers about solar power with an intention to cause insidious harm to solar industry.Swaminomics got solar totally wrong again, after getting his foot-in-the-mouth about 100GW solar in July 2015 when he said it would sink Make...
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Podcast with insights into Solar O&M and Performance Monitoring in India

Anyone watching the solar news knows the industry is going through radical changes in India. There is a huge capacity being built and the build pipeline is over 10 gigawatts in the next 12 months. The size of the average project is expanding from what is considered small in India, 5 to 10 megawatt (MW's), to much larger individual systems ranging f...
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Clean Energy priorities for India that are worth dying for.....

Panel Discussion at British High Commission to mark the World Environment Day, 2016
Recently, Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, very aptly quoted the Poet Mirza Ghalib "Hazaaron khwaishein aisi, ke har khwaish pe dum nikle. Bohot nikle mere armaan, fir bhi kam nikle,"  Meaning, thousands of dreams, each that take my breath away, each that are worth dying for; I have realized many dreams but that's not enough, I yearn...
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Solar 'Big Data' Analytics isn't just fancy jargon but is a 'Competitive Necessity' now

Is your solar PV data providing actionable knowledge to ensure solar profits? How are the different aspects of your portfolio management such as operations, performance monitoring, maintenance and asset management being served by data analytics?Solar 'Big Data' Analytics isn't just fancy jargon but is a 'Competitive Necessity' now. Big data in the ...
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Performance Improvement of any Solar Plant is Possible

We generally classify PV Plants in three simple categories, with regard to their performance: Clearly distressed assets with evident underperformance issues Apparently good operating solar PV Plants Good or adequately performing solar Plants (according to Base Case scenarios) While the first and third categories do not need any explanation, the s...

Shri Shakti Alternative Energy Ltd (SSAEL), is a part of the Shri Shakti Group, Hyderabad, with over a decade of experience in the field of Clean energy, Consulting and Solar Project Development.

SSAEL has executed projects for World Bank, UNIDO, GVEP, kfW, IREDA and were Consultants to RERC.

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