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SC lifts stay on safeguard duty on solar imports

By : editor_2, Sep 11, 2018

The Supreme Court on Monday allowed the government to implement safeguard duty on imported solar panels and modules, setting aside an order of the Orissa High Court that stayed the imposition of...

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Relief for Indian solar producers as government reneges on import duty

By : sustainabilityo..., May 11, 2018

India has scrapped a duty on solar modules, making it easier to import the products after a sudden change in customs policy last year led to a logjam of shipments at Indian ports....

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Madras High Court dismisses plea against 70% solar imports safeguard

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 17, 2018

The Madras High Court has dismissed the petition challenging the Directorate General of Safeguards’ recommendation of 70% safeguard duty on import of solar panels and modules, according to three...

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Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs clarifies imported solar equipment won’t attract customs duty

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 10, 2018

Much to the relief of solar project developers, the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBITC) has clarified that the bulk of imported solar panels and modules will not attract customs...

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Taiwan follows South Korea into WTO complaint over new US solar duties

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 1, 2018

The Taiwan government has decided to lodge an official complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO) over the latest import duties imposed on solar cells and modules imported into the US. ...

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Solar modules stuck at Indian ports due to import duty dispute

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 8, 2018

Solar modules worth more than $150 million are stuck at various Indian ports due to a dispute over their classification and the import tax applicable to them, sources said, which could delay...

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Indian Solar Association offers budget advice to catalyse solar deployment

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 5, 2018

India’s 100GW solar target is under threat from remedial action against imports of solar modules, unless a range of recommended solutions are considered, according to the Indian Solar...

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Hearing on antidumping probe into solar equipment imports on December 12

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 22, 2017

Indian solar energy industry remains divided even as the government has moved closer to a decision on whether or not to impose anti-dumping duty on imports of solar cells and modules from China...

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Enphase Energy and Waree announce partnership for smart solar modules

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 21, 2017

Enphase Energy, a global energy technology company and supplier of solar microinverters, today announced it has partnered with Mumbai-based solar panel manufacturer Waaree Energies Ltd to...

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Stanford Researchers Mimic Structure Of Insects Eyes To Make Perovskite Solar Cells More Durable

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 4, 2017

The single most important factor driving the installation of more solar panels worldwide is cost. As solar panels get cheaper, the decision to build solar power plants instead of  conventional coal, natural gas, or nuclear power plants gets easier.

Perovskites — a...

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