Satya Kumar @Shri Shakti Alternative Energy Ltd

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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  
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Solar O&M with a Profit Centre Approach

Shri Shakti Alternative Energy Ltd firmly believes that Solar O&M can be a "Profit Centre" rather than a "Cost Centre" as O&M is traditionally viewed.  As can be seen from the chart below, a major part of the O&M cost is the supervision cost.  ACTIS ERP software for solar performance monitoring can save a lot of time...
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Continuous Improvement of Solar PV Plants with Innovative and New Practices

​A presentation on the Technical Paper accepted at NTPC's O&M Conference, Indian Power Stations (IPS) 2016, 13th February 2016, New Delhi - 'Continuous Improvement of Solar PV Plants with Innovative and New Practices' based on the experience of performance monitoring with ACTIS - the world's first Solar ERP software by Alectris, Greece. The pre...
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Rising Sun 3.0 - Disruption on the Horizon, Report by KPMG India

KPMG has released its third report on Indian Solar market in November 2015. The last one year has been truly tumultuous for solar in India with exponential growth in the market and multifold increase in targets. The timing of the release of the report is good as the dust has settled down after the policy and target announcements by the...
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It is not just 100GW Solar target, positive macroeconomics beckon investors to India

The target of 100,000MW for solar generation by 2022, announced by the Indian Government, has attracted unprecedented interest from national and international investors. The investors, many of whom are completely new to power sector, were attracted by the long term Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) and short gestation time for the proje...
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The Tipping Point in Solar PV Market Transformation in India

I recently wrote blog that was published in SolarPlaza, titled 'India – A Renewed and Resurgent National Solar Mission'.In this article, I have analyzed that Solar PV Markets in India are witnessing a dramatic transformation which can be attributed to the following main reasons:1) Appointment of Shri Piyush Goyal as the Hon'ble Ministe...

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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