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Solar power projects worth Rs 28,000 crore facing viability risks

By : editor_2, Oct 30, 2018

Nearly half of the solar power generation capacity worth Rs 28,000 crore currently under implementation in India is facing viability risk because of the continuous fall in the value of the Rupee...

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Solar project developers seek reversal of cap in tariffs

By : editor_2, Sep 18, 2018

Solar project developers have cautioned the government that the decision to cap tariffs in future auctions at Rs 2.50 per unit needs to be reversed because it will make projects unviable as...

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Solar tariffs hit their record low once again

By : editor_2, Sep 18, 2018

Solar tariffs hit their record low of Rs 2.44 per unit yet again on Monday in a 500 MW auction held by the Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL), indicating that the impact of safeguard duty is...

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SC lifts stay on safeguard duty on solar imports

By : editor_2, 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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Solar tariffs set to rise on rupee depreciation, rising interest rates, safeguard duty

By : editor_2, Sep 4, 2018

Solar power tariffs are facing upward pressure thanks to the latest Depreciation of the Rupee against the Dollar, imposition of safeguard duty and rising interest rate scenario....

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Solar power installations in India down 52 per cent in April-June 2018

By : editor_2, Sep 4, 2018

Solar installations in India plunged 52 per cent to 1,599 MW during the second quarter of 2018, mainly due to uncertainties around trade cases and module price fluctuations, says a report....

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Malaysia requests consultations with India over solar safeguard duty - WTO

By : editor_2, Aug 31, 2018

Malaysia has requested consultations with India over its 25% safeguard duty on imports of solar cells and modules from developed countries, China and Malaysia, in a World Trade Organisation (WTO...

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Government should offer incentive to help India achieve solar power target by 2022: LSI

By : editor_2, Aug 31, 2018

Sebi approved merchant banker LSI Financial Services feels Indian government should contemplate offering financial stimulus including price incentives and subsidised credit to domestic solar...

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Solar power growth rate loses pace amid safeguard duty chaos

By : editor_2, Aug 30, 2018

The pace of solar power capacity addition in the April-June period has dropped sharply after notching rapid growth in four consecutive quarters as recent policy chaos around safeguard duty on...

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Tariffs fall at NTPC's solar auction

By : editor_2, Aug 16, 2018

Tariffs dropped at NTPC’s latest auction of 2,000 MW of solar projects on Tuesday, suggesting that developers have not yet begun factoring in the safeguard duty of 25% imposed on imported solar...

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