Predicted or confronting you out of the blues, bad weather can give anybody the jitters, especially when each of your business moves, right from the stage of planning to that of execution, will have to be weighed against the vagaries of weather and climatic changes. Not surprisingly, demand for intelligent, location specific weather data and reports has been on the rise.

Solar power in India has immense potential, provided it is supported by the right financial products, Dr Harish Hande, managing director, SELCO Solar Light and winner of the Ashden and AcelorMittal Boldeness Business Awards, tells Sheetal Vyas in a candid chat.