Unlike wind energy, financing options for solar energy are yet to open up in India. The solar photovoltaic industry is still grappling when it comes to attracting investors. R Gupta examines why solar energy projects are not on the financer's list as of now.

A recent order may have exempted PV solar projects from environmental clearance, but experts have their concerns about the rationality of this decision.

Dr Pramod Deo, Chairman, Central Electricity Regulatory Commission speaks to R Gupta on the challenges facing the power sector and plans to tackle them.

Dr Bharat Bhargava, Director, Solar PV division, MNRE speaks to R Gupta on the scope of solar energy in India and challenges involved in promoting it.

A small village in Haryana has exemplified that a small step can make it possible to be energy independent.