The Way To Green India: Make Distribution Of Solar Energy Cheaper, Says Chetan Maini


The Way To Green India: Make Distribution Of Solar Energy Cheaper, Says Chetan Maini

Stating that shared mobility is the future, the founder of Reva and current Vice-chairman of Sun Mobility says the way ahead lies in harnessing the power of the sun.

Much before Elon Musk, there was Chetan Maini.

The founder of Reva and current Vice Chairman of Sun Mobility is India’s unsung hero who pioneered how to scale up an electric car business. Chetan, 47 now, built a sustainable business with just $50 million in VC funding, while Musk had private equity money worth $800 million and more.

That begs the question: are VCs short-sighted in the Indian context and thereby killing innovation?

Chetan founded Reva, now Mahindra Reva, in 2001 and sold it to the Mahindra & Mahindra Group for an undisclosed amount a decade later. Read More…

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