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Ritesh Pothan - Senior Vice President - Scorpius Trackers

Ritesh Pothan speaks to us about the problem of the Indian mentality towards solar products.
With an experience of over 10 years, Mr. Pothan speaks to us about the problem of the Indian mentality towards solar products. To reduce the price, Solar companies are cutting corners and reducing the Quality of Solar Cells and Solar Panels.

Introduction

  • (01:07) What is Scorpius Trackers trying to accomplish?
  • (02:18) How did you transition from IT to the Renewable Energy sector?
  • (03:22) What were the main challenges during the initial years of your transition?

In-Focus

  • (04:55) How are green energy companies different from other companies?
  • (06:17) How does Indian growth, craft & innovation compare to International markets?
  • (07:22) How are we ensuring the change to focus on quality products & installations?
  • (09:06) Who is at fault when we’re facing a quality shortage?
  • (11:29) What are the key prerequisites to start a renewable energy business?

In-Short

  • (13:25) Which policy of the Government has benefitted Indian Businesses?
  • (14:19) Your advice to Policymakers of India.
  • (15:17) One myth about Green Energy.
  • (16:01) Advice for Entrepreneurs in the Renewable Energy Space.
If you don’t know – say ‘No’, but don’t give the wrong advice. If you want to grow in the solar industry, be a professional.
In India, we often claim that the cheapest is the best. You’ve got to understand that if you don’t focus on quality and only focus on price, in the end, it’s going to bite you. You can’t expect a Mercedes at a Maruti rate