The Dichotomy of India: The Motivation for a New Business

What is it about India that makes it both a compelling place to do business while at the same time being complex? This dichotomy is what first drew Raj Narula and I to create TaraSpan. India represents tremendous market potential for products and services of all kinds. But where does one start? How does one validate the opportunity? And how much investment, in time and money, does one need to make in order to capitalize […]

After the Blackout: Rethinking Cleantech in India

As the events over this past week demonstrate, India is clearly facing an inflection point in terms of its future role in the cleantech revolution: either it can continue to function with a business as usual attitude, which relies on coal-run power plants as the primary source of energy supply, or it can step up and embrace the use and development of clean energy. The scale of the energy challenges it faces is huge: earlier […]

Energy Storage Top of Mind for Telecom Tower Companies

At a recent conference in Delhi on the telecom infrastructure market in India, cost optimization, and not government policy, emerged as a key issue dominating the agenda for tower companies. Within these cost-conscious times, energy management has emerged as the ‘Holy Grail’ in the scale-up of the greening of the Indian telecom industry. And with the pan-India deployment of 3G and broadband wireless technologies, more energy storage will continue to be required.

After the Blackout: Rethinking Cleantech in India

As the events over this past week demonstrate, India is clearly facing an inflection point in terms of its future role in the cleantech revolution: either it can continue to function with a business as usual attitude, which relies on coal-run power plants as the primary source of energy supply, or it can step up and embrace the use and development of clean energy. The scale of the energy challenges it faces is huge: earlier […]

Energy Storage Top of Mind for Telecom Tower Companies

At a recent conference in Delhi on the telecom infrastructure market in India, cost optimization, and not government policy, emerged as a key issue dominating the agenda for tower companies. Within these cost-conscious times, energy management has emerged as the ‘Holy Grail’ in the scale-up of the greening of the Indian telecom industry. And with the pan-India deployment of 3G and broadband wireless technologies, more energy storage will continue to be required.

The Dichotomy of India: The Motivation for a New Business

What is it about India that makes it both a compelling place to do business while at the same time being complex? This dichotomy is what first drew Raj Narula and I to create TaraSpan. India represents tremendous market potential for products and services of all kinds. But where does one start? How does one validate the opportunity? And how much investment, in time and money, does one need to make in order to capitalize […]