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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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No subsidy, no waiver, solar panel users left high and dry in Maharashtra

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 2, 2018

Merely a few months after chief minister Devendra Fadnavis’s visit to Pune for the inauguration of solar panels installed at the Raj Bhavan and his effusive praise of the benefits and schemes...

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Waaree Energies launches Pronto, a Do-it-yourself kit set to revolutionise Rooftop Solar.

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 20, 2018

Waaree Energies Ltd., India’s largest solar panel manufacturers, recently launched the first of its kind do-It-yourself solar kit – Pronto. Available at all Waaree Solar Experience Centres, this...

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IIEST designs solar panels to charge electric rickshaws on the go

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 5, 2018

E-rickshaws can now be charged on the go, thanks to a solar charging system designed by the Centre for Green Energy at IIEST. The ministry of ...

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Chhattisgarh village gets electricity for the first time with solar panels

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 16, 2018

The residents of Chhattisgarh's Bhalupvillage in Balrampur finally got electricity connection for the first time after the district administration installed solar panels for every family. ...

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Ultimate Sun Systems commissions solar plant in Solan

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 15, 2018

Underlining its commitment to drive the adoption of renewable energy systems and increase production capacity, Ultimate Sun Systems, an MNRE Channel Partner company and a pioneer in the field of...

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High Court decision on solar imports duty likely on February 13

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 9, 2018

The fate of the petition filed against the preliminary recommendation of the Director General (Safeguards) to impose 70% safeguard duty on imported solar panels and modules is likely to be...

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Breather for solar gear importers

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 5, 2018
The duty was imposed following a notification from the CBEC in September 2016 that since solar panels and modules generate...
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India is said to consider 7.5 per cent tariff on imported solar panels

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 5, 2018

India, the largest buyer of solar equipment from neighboring China, is considering a 7.5 percent tax on imported solar panels, according to government officials with knowledge of the situation...

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