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India should focus on full value chain of solar manufacturing: TERI

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 12, 2019

To achieve India's solar energy target of 100 GW by 2022, India should take up full value chain of solar manufacturing from polysilicon to modules in a phased manner, says a report. In the first...

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Robotised module cleaning systems, ‘floating’ panels to drive L&T’s solar EPC business

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 15, 2019

L&T, which builds solar power plants for energy companies, among other things, is working on enhancing services with its own robotised module cleaning system and containerised storage...

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Waaree Energies Introduces Customized Solar Modules for Electric Vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 29, 2019

Waaree Energies, India's largest solar PV manufacturer and a leader in the rooftop segment, has launched customized solar modules, a solar power solution for Electric Vehicles. These indigenous modules, specially designed for the transport industry in India, are portable,...

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Vikram Solar commissions 200 MW solar power project for APGENCO

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 20, 2019

Solar module manufacturer and EPC company Vikram Solar today announced it has commissioned a 200 Megawatt (Mw) solar power project for Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation (APGENCO). ...

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NGT concerned over lack of policy on disposal of antimony-coated solar panels

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 9, 2019

The National Green Tribunal has expressed concern over lack of policy or rules with regard to disposal of solar panels containing antimony and sought minimum time schedule required for the...

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MNRE tells lenders to favour BIS-compliant solar projects

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 5, 2018

The ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) has asked lending institutions to give preference to Indian standards to ensure quality while financing solar power projects, having noted that...

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SC lifts stay on safeguard duty on solar imports

By : Sustainability ..., 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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