May 11, 2018

Relief for Indian solar producers as government reneges on import duty

Relief for Indian solar producers as government reneges on import duty NEW DELHI: India has scrapped a duty on solar modules, making it easier to import […]
April 18, 2018

India probes dumping of EVA sheets for solar modules by 5 nations

  India has initiated a probe into the alleged dumping of EVA sheets used in solar cell industry, imported from China, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, South Korea […]
March 26, 2018

Anti dumping Probe on Solar Cells Terminated

  The commerce ministry’s investigation arm DGAD said on Saturday that it was terminating its anti-dumping probe into the import of solar cells from China, Taiwan […]
March 19, 2018

India’s solar manufacturers facing a ‘make or buy’ dilemma

  The energy sector in India has always been a topic for discussion and debate among experts, observers, analysts, industry players and magnates, besides others. India […]
February 9, 2018

India’s renewable energy project tendering to be an all-time high in FY18

  In what will be a record offering in a financial year, India is set to tender close to 6,650 Mw of renewable energy projects in […]
February 8, 2018

India investigates dumping of solar glass from Malaysia

  India’s Directorate General of Anti-Dumping and Allied Duties (DGAD) has initiated an anti-dumping investigation into imports of textured, tempered glass from Malaysia. The sole petitioner […]
February 7, 2018

India probes solar glass imports from Malaysia

  India is launching an anti-dumping investigation into imports of solar glass from Malaysia, in response to a complaint by domestic manufacturer Gujarat Borosil Ltd, the […]
February 3, 2018

Govt to set up mechanism to buy solar power from people

  Government’ assurance to set up a mechanism to buy surplus solar power from commoners enthused all but the industry expressed concerns over proposed 70 per […]
February 3, 2018

Budget leaves ‘nothing spectacular’ for Indian solar manufacturers

  India’s 2018/19 budget has proposed changing customs duty on imports of solar glass from 5% to 0%, but the overall renewables sector has been largely […]
January 31, 2018

India achieves 20 GW of installed solar capacity within eight years

  India has achieved a milestone 20 GW in cumulative solar installations in eight years. The National Solar Mission had initially set the target of 20 […]
January 19, 2018

Chinese firm plans 200MW solar cell manufacturing facility in Andhra Pradesh

China’s CETC Renewable Energy Technology Company has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board (APEDB) to set up a PV […]
January 8, 2018

Solar Panels Stuck At Indian Ports, May Delay PM Modi’s Clean Energy Goals

Solar modules worth more than $150 million are stuck at various ports in the country due to a dispute over their classification and the import tax […]
December 19, 2017

Indian solar cells and modules manufacture ‘obsolete’, says MNRE

At a time when the government of India is trying to decide on whether or not the Indian solar cells and modules manufacturers deserve protection by […]
December 16, 2017

DGAD hears parties on solar cells’ anti-dumping duty petition

The Directorate General of Anti- Dumping And Allied Duties today heard the views of all the affected parties in the matter of the anti-dumping duty petition […]
December 15, 2017

China’S Longi Plans Solar Equipment Manufacturing Facility In India

LONGi Green Energy Technology Co. Ltd may become the first Chinese company to set up a solar equipment manufacturing facility in India, according to two people […]
December 6, 2017

Patanjali to enter solar sector as Modi government readies help for domestic manufacturers

After shaking up India’s consumer goods sector, stepping into private security, and even eyeing infrastructure, Patanjali now wants a slice of India’s solar market. The consumer […]
November 27, 2017

Is India’s 20GW+ a year solar plan realistic?

India has announced plans for an unprecedented solar procurement regime that aims to tender 20GW in 2017/18, followed by another 30GW in each of the two […]
October 2, 2017

Solar industry aspires to brighten future

The Adani SEZ at Mundra, Gujarat, which houses two mega-power projects based on imported coal, is witnessing a mega-green plan. Adani Green Energy has set up […]
September 29, 2017

NTPC tenders 225MW of solar under DCR in Uttar Pradesh

India’s largest utility NTPC has tendered 225MW of solar using local content rules at Billhaur in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The tender comes under the […]