Planning Skills for Solar Supply Chain Management
Solar supply chain in Indian context has a number of uncertainties due to demand/supply fluctuations and unclear visibility of state policy. Competition from global suppliers adds to this uncertainty for domestic ones. Supply chain planners are facing challenges on account of such uncertainties. The role of planners need an additional skill set over and above generic supply chain planning, to optimize interest of all stakeholders of supply chain. The paper tries to bring out additional skills and competencies required in solar supply chain planning. Paper include a brief discussion as to why a generic supply chain planning skills are not sufficient for optimizing solar supply chain in Indian context.