Sound solar resources, strong political backings and great electricity demand makes India one of the most promising market for solar thermal development. JNNSM, working as the basic framework to develop solar industry, has witnessed another 2 CSP projects’ commissioning this year—Reliance and MEIL, which have contributed to a cumulative 200 MW of CSP capacity together with Godawari. With India being better off, JNNSM’s goal for solar capacity by the year of 2022 has been increased from 20GW to 100GW; SECI’s two pilot projects are also winning world’s attention, which are allegedly going to be developed in Gujarat and Rajasthan, and still waiting for MNRE’s last approval. When the bidding is going to take place, this is the concern for all CSP players who are intended to develop their business in India; A new program to support the development of CSP has also been announced by MNRE, with 4 hybrid projects under planning in JNNSM Phase II; Besides CSP, India is also suitable to develop alternative industrial application, process steam applications, hybrid biomass CSP, and desalination are the areas with the largest potential for CSP in India, MNRE is also implementing two projects—one is promoting CSP-based process heat applications and another for the hybridization of CSP and biomass…… all the signs have indicated that India is definitely going to be warmed up!
CSP Focus India 2015 will take a journey through India CSP world to try and find the business opportunities underneath this hotbed. Joined by CSP players and experts from India and the rest of the world, we are going to figure out what is really going on in India, and we do hope CSP Focus India 2015 can serve as your guidance to lead you to future success.