Solar Operations and Maintenance in India - Podcast
Satya Kumar, Managing Director of Shri Shakti Alternative Energy gives his view of the solar trends in India and the implications for operations, maintenance and asset management in this Solar O&M Insider podcast and blog post content.
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 from 250 MW’s to 500.
Within this fast moving market what are the trends and what are the implications for solar operations, maintenance (O&M) and asset management? To get an insider voice on the solar O&M asset management landscape happening in India, we talked with solar pioneer, Satya Kumar of the IFC Washington incubated firm, Shri Shakti Alternative Energy Ltd.,based in Hyderabad, India.