April 7, 2018

Duty on Chinese Imports, GST Slow Solar Growth in India, Says U.N. Report

  India’s imposition of a duty on Chinese solar cells and modules and the levying of a Goods and Services Tax on panels significantly slowed solar […]
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 29, 2018

Budget 2018: Renewable Energy Sector urges Arun Jaitley to energise Domestic Manufacturing

  Industry players in the renewable energy sector are of the view that there are a number of policy decisions related to import duties and domestic […]
January 20, 2018

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 […]
December 23, 2017

UP taps solar-rich Rajasthan, gets 2nd lowest tariffs for 500 MW

Despite the increase in prices of solar panels in recent months and the GST burden, Hero Solar Energy Pvt Ltd and SBE Four Ltd bagged 500 […]
December 2, 2017

Fix GST rates for hydropower at par with wind and solar: ASSOCHAM plea

Apex industry body ASSOCHAM has urged the Centre to fix Goods and Services Tax (GST) rates for hydropower at par with wind and solar so that […]
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 […]
November 23, 2017

India Installs 2.2 Gigawatts Of Solar In Third Quarter

India installed a total of 2.2 gigawatts worth of solar in the third quarter, up 300 megawatts from the previous quarter, and left another 1 gigawatt […]
October 26, 2017

Mega solar battery storage facility takes its first step

Just as every parent remembers and cherishes the first baby step his or her child took, every renewable energy aficionado will take to heart the fact […]
August 12, 2017

No Review Of 5% GST On Solar Equipment

Amidst reports that there is still lack of clarity on the 5 per cent goods and services tax (GST) levy on solar equipment, Union Power Minister […]