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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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NGT issues notice to MNRE, Centre on use of hazardous metals in solar modules

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 2, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday issued a notice to the Centre, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Ministry of Commerce, and Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) on a...

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Solar cells & modules: China firms’ plan to make in India drags, but exports rise

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 19, 2017

Over last three years, more than a dozen Chinese companies announced plans to establish solar cell and module manufacturing facilities in India. Till date, however, not a single Chinese company...

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Government to issue quality order on solar modules in a month

By : sustainabilityo..., May 12, 2017

The government will in a month issue a quality order on purchase of solar modules by power companies, power, coal, renewable energy and mines minister Piyush Goyal said on.

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‘Solar module efficiency poised to go up’

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 13, 2016

The efficiency of modules is likely to go up by about two per cent over the next two years and it takes about three years on an average for the manufacturing process to fully adapt to the next...

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