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MNRE recommends imposition of basic customs duty on imported solar cells and modules

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 23, 2020

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has recommended to its commerce and finance counterparts to impose basic customs duty on the imports of solar cells and modules mainly from China. "We have recommended to the Ministry of Commerce and Ministry of Finance that the...

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India and Germany to Collaborate on Development of Solar Projects

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 28, 2019

India and Germany will collaborate on Mumbai Metro and solar energy projects as part of bilateral cooperation in energy and urban development sectors, a senior official with Germany’s Ministry of Economic Cooperation has said. Talking to reporters here, Director General (...

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India is expected to touch 260GW renewable energy capacity by 2024

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 7, 2019

According to an official, India is expected to achieve a renewable energy capacity target of 260 gigawatt by 2024. India’s renewable power capacity soared by almost 150 percent in the last five...

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Novel low-cost material can harness solar energy efficiently

By : Sustainability ..., May 17, 2019

Scientists have developed a new material that can make solar cells more affordable and efficient, an advance that may allow us to better utilise the most abundant renewable energy. The study,...

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India levies anti-dumping duty on solar cell component from four nations

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 2, 2019
India has imposed anti-dumping duty of up to $1,559 per tonne on imports of a certain type of sheet used in solar cell making from China, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia and Thailand for five years to...
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'Inkjet' solar panels poised to revolutionise green energy

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 4, 2019

What if one day all buildings could be equipped with windows and facades that satisfy the structure's every energy need, whether rain or shine?

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Taiwan takes India to WTO’s safeguard committee on solar duty

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 24, 2018

Taiwan has sought consultations with India under the WTO’s safeguard agreement against New Delhi’s decision to impose import duty on solar cells, the global trade body said.

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Scientists physically deform semiconductor crystals to create bulk photovoltaic effect

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 23, 2018

The paper entitled the "Flexo-Photovoltaic Effect" was written by Professor Marin Alexe, Ming-Min Yang, and Dong Jik Kim who are all based in the University of Warwick's Department of Physics....

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India probes dumping of Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) sheets for solar modules by 5 nations

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 18, 2018

India has initiated a probe into the alleged dumping of EVA sheets used in solar cell industry, imported from China, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, South Korea and Thailand. 

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ISMA withdraws anti-dumping plea on solar imports, to file fresh petition

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 6, 2018

Indian solar developers have been vocal about the repercussions of anti-dumping and safeguard duties, which will shoot up project costs and ultimately lead to higher solar tariffs. The Indian...

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