Webinar | Evolving Solar Module Technologies
23 June 2021
BRIDGE TO INDIA hosted a live and interactive discussion on (Wednesday) 23 June 2021, with senior industry professionals Ms. Chris Liu (Technical Head, LONGi) and Mr. Vijay Kumar Shimpi (Chief – Procurement, Tata Power -Renewables) to discuss latest module technologies with specific relevance to the Indian market. Key discussion topics included new and upcoming technologies, large format modules, BOS and project design issues, supply bottlenecks, policy aspects including BCD, ALMM – BIS and pricing outlook.
Webinar | Making sense of INR 2.00 solar tariff
25 February 2021
BRIDGE TO INDIA hosted a webinar to discuss reduced tariffs and various contributing factors. We were joined by a cross-section of renewable industry stakeholders comprising Mr. Sanjay Varghese (President & Head – Solar, ReNew), Mr. Sanjay Kumar (Head BD & Proposals, Larsen & Toubro), Mr. Andrew Gilhooly (Head – Trina Pro, Trina solar – APAC), Mr. Lim Cheong Boon (Head – Product & Marketing, Trina solar – APAC), Mr. Honey Raza (Head – Sales, Ginlong Solis) and Ms. Zia Nariman (Senior Investment Officer, International Finance Corporation).
Interview | Phenomenal growth of renewable energy in India
2 February 2021
The last decade has seen a phenomenal growth of renewable energy in India, but many challenges remain even today. Vinay Rustagi, Managing Director, BRIDGE TO INDIA joins the inaugural episode of the India Energy Hour, a podcast by 101reporters, to look back at the journey of renewable energy in India and to discuss the current challenges and future opportunities.
Webinar | PV module technology landscape
28 January 2021
BRIDGE TO INDIA hosted a webinar on Thursday, 28 January 2021 to discuss PV module technology landscape in India and its impact on project performance and LCOE. We were joined by an eminent industry panel comprising Ms. Chris Liu (Technical Head, LONGi), Mr. Ivan Saha (Chief Technology Officer, ReNew),Dr. NIkhil Agrawal (AGM Technology, Mahindra Susten) and Mr. Sai Charan Kuppili (Technical Director, Jinko).
Webinar | India rooftop solar policy round up
3 December 2020
BRIDGE TO INDIA hosted a webinar to discuss rooftop solar policy status at national and state levels. We were joined by an eminent industry panel comprising Mr. Chintan Shah (Director – Technical, IREDA), Mr. Arijit Mitra (Head of Distributed Generation, LONGi), Mr. Pramod Kalyanshetti (CCO, Mahindra Susten), Dr. Anuvrat Joshi (Head – BD – India, Cleantech Solar) and Mr. Damian Miller (CEO, Orb Energy).
Webinar | Residential rooftop solar – ready for take off – Webinar
3 November 2020
BRIDGE TO INDIA hosted a webinar on 3 November, 2020 to discuss residential rooftop solar market status and prospects. We were joined by an eminent industry panel comprising Mr. Ravinder Singh (Chief – Solar Rooftop Business, TATA Power), Mr. Harsha Venkatesh (Director, Enphase Energy), Mr. Shravan Sampath (CEO, Oakridge Energy), Mr. KP Baiju (DGM, State Bank of India), Mr. Suyog Malviya (National Lead – BD, Bajaj Finserv), and Mr. Madhulal J (Sr. Project Manager, Kerala State Electricity Board).
Webinar | Open access renewables
29 September 2020
BRIDGE TO INDIA hosted a webinar on Tuesday, 29 September 2020 to discuss India’s open access renewable market. Participants included Mr. Dinesh Jagdale (Joint Secretary, MNRE) and a cross-section of renewable industry stakeholders comprising Mr. Arvind Bansal (CEO, Continuum Wind Energy), Mr. S Manikkan (CEO, Radiance Renewables), Mr. Tejus Arsikere (Chief – Solar farms, CleanMax), Ms. Bhavna Prasad (Director -Sustainable Business, WWF India), Mr. Arijit Mitra (Head of Distributed Generation, LONGi), Mr. Vivek Bhardwaj (Head of Sales – India, GoodWe) and Mr. Amar Narula (Partner, Trilegal).
We also had two C&I consumer representatives on the panel – Mr. Debasish Ghosh (AVP, Hindalco Industries) and Mr. Ashwin Kak (Associate Director, AB InBev).
Webinar | Rooftop solar for MSMEs
28 August 2020
BRIDGE TO INDIA hosted a webinar on Friday, 28 August 2020 to discuss rooftop solar adoption by MSME consumers. We were joined by eminent industry panel comprising Ravinder Singh (Chief – Solar Rooftop Business, TATA Power), Ashutosh Puntambekar (Sr, Vice President & Head, Electronica Finance), Kushagra Nandan (Co-founder, SunSource Energy), Vivek Bhardwaj (Head of Sales- India, GoodWe) and MSME representatives as Sandeep Kishore Jain (Managing Director, The Solo Group) and Rajesh Nangia (CEO, Encoders India).
Webinar | Renewable energy growth forum
11 August 2020
India has consciously chosen to tread the path of Upscaling and Mainstreaming Renewable Energy solutions in creating Clean, Green and Sustainable environment. The objective of this session is to have domain experts to discuss the challenges in-hand, deliberate upon solutions & timelines and define the roadmap of India Inc. scripting success stories moving forward.
Webinar | COVID-19: implications for domestic manufacturing
3 June 2020
BRIDGE TO INDIA hosted a webinar on Wednesday, 3 June 2020 to discuss impact of COVID-19 on domestic solar manufacturing prospects. We were joined by Amitesh Kumar Sinha, Joint Secretary, MNRE and an eminent industry panel comprising Ashish Khanna (CEO, TATA Power Solar), Ramesh Nair (CEO, Mundra Solar), Ranjit Gupta (CEO, Azure Power) and Saibaba Vutukuri (CEO, Vikram Solar).
Webinar | Coronavirus: impact on distributed renewables
9 APRIL 2020
BRIDGE TO INDIA and WWF India jointly hosted a webinar to discuss impact of Coronavirus on rooftop solar and distributed renewables. We were joined by Mr. Amitesh Kumar Sinha, Joint Secretary, MNRE and senior representatives from TATA Power, Amplus, Fourth Partner, Ginlong Solis, ACC Cement and The World Bank.
Webinar | Coronavirus: impact on renewable sector in India
30 MARCH 2020
BRIDGE TO INDIA hosted a webinar to discuss fallout from Coronavirus on the renewable sector in India. Speakers included senior representatives from LONGi, Avaada, Mahindra Susten, Vikram Solar, Huawei and Luthra & Luthra.