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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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Government to amend solar bid rule to allow pass through of import duty hike

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 15, 2018

Allaying fears of an adverse impact on India's solar energy programme due to the proposed 70 per cent safeguard duty, Power Minister R K Singh today said the government will amend bidding rules...

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70% solar safeguard duty to dampen investor sentiment: Parliamentary Panel

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 14, 2018

 

A Parliamentary panel has flagged the proposed 70 per cent safeguard duty on solar equipment saying there is no valid ground for it and would affect the viability of existing projects and dampen investor sentiment. 

Parliamentary Standing Committee on Energy...

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Solar industry seeks clarity, relief in safeguard duty in Budget 2018

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 29, 2018

Concerned over future of the sunrise industry which is facing threat due to the proposed imposition of 70 per cent safeguard duty on import of solar power equipment, sector experts are expecting...

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Madras High Court stays safeguard duty on solar power equipment

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 22, 2018

The Madras High Court has issued a temporary stay on a preliminary report of the Director General of Safeguards recommending imposition of 70% safeguard duty on imported solar equipment....

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70 per cent safeguard duty on solar will put Rs 12,000 crore projects at risk: CRISIL

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 18, 2018

Levying 70 per cent provisional safeguard duty on imported solar panels and modules from China and Malaysia, as recommended by the Directorate General of Safeguards, will put solar power...

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Proposed safeguard duty may not hit ongoing solar power projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 15, 2018

Amid fears of a proposed safeguard duty on imported solar cells thwarting India's solar mission, the government wants to ensure that the duty is prospective in nature, and does not impact...

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Local solar manufacturers differ on safeguard duty suggestion

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 11, 2018

Indian solar manufacturers are divided in their reactions to the Directorate General of Safeguards’ recommendation of imposing provisional 70% safeguard duty on the import of solar cells for 200...

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India mulls 70 per cent safegaurd duty on solar equipment imports

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 10, 2018

India has proposed to levy a 70 per cent safeguard duty on import of solar power equipment from countries like China for 200 days to protect domestic industry from "serious injury"....

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