Small solar power firms eclipsed in India’s renewable energy race

India’s solar power market may be growing rapidly – but Girish Mansukbhai Solanki’s business, a small labour agency that supplies workers to companies setting up solar systems in western Gujarat, has been making losses.

“I am at the bottom of a supply chain that is plagued with delayed projects, delayed payments and a lot of uncertainty,” the 38-year-old told the Thomson Reuters Foundation over tea in Rajkot, an industrial town home to many solar firms.