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Safeguard duty on solar gear imports from China may continue

Safeguard duty on solar gear imports from China may continue

🕔18:26, 20.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 20  In what may substantially increase duty on solar equipment imports, largely from countries such as China, the Director General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) in the commerce ministry has favoured continued imposition of safeguard duty on imports

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Solar manufacturing may get VGF support to cut Chinese imports

Solar manufacturing may get VGF support to cut Chinese imports

🕔17:15, 18.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 18  In an attempt to reduce dependence on the Chinese imports, the Central government plans to come out with a fresh solar tender that will provide viability gap funding (VGF) to projects setting up solar wafer and

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NHPC awards ISTS grid connected photovoltaic project aggregating to 400 MW amidst nationwide unlock 2.0 period due to COVID-19

NHPC awards ISTS grid connected photovoltaic project aggregating to 400 MW amidst nationwide unlock 2.0 period due to COVID-19

🕔08:00, 11.Jul 2020

NHPC, India’s premier hydropower company which has diversified its portfolio to include Solar Power business has given Letter of Award (LOA) on 9th July 2020 to Solar Power Developer for interstate transmission system (ISTS) grid connected photovoltaic projects for balance 400 MW

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Rising duty structure of upto 40% proposed on solar gear imports

Rising duty structure of upto 40% proposed on solar gear imports

🕔17:02, 25.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 25  The government has proposed to end customs duty exemption for solar cells and module imports as it looks to boost domestic manufacturing and check large scale procurement of solar generation equipment from China. Power and renewable

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Solar gear imports from China may attract higher 20% duty

Solar gear imports from China may attract higher 20% duty

🕔18:05, 23.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 23  The Indian government proposes to end custom duty exemption on solar cells and module imports as it looks to boost domestic manufacturing and put a check on large scale procurement of solar generation equipment from China.

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After record low solar tariff quote, ACME seeks to withdraw from project

After record low solar tariff quote, ACME seeks to withdraw from project

🕔07:04, 21.May 2020

New Delhi, May 21  After shocking the world by quoting record low solar tariff of Rs 2.44 kWh in its bid for a SECI power project in Rajasthan, the winning bidder, ACME Solar, has now decided to cancel the project

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BEE preparing energy conservation building code for residential sector

BEE preparing energy conservation building code for residential sector

🕔07:29, 24.Aug 2018

Kolkata, Aug 24  The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) is in the process of developing an energy conservation building code for the residential sector, an official said here on Thursday. The Bureau is also looking at improving the energy efficiency

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India, World Bank ink $100mn loan agreement for solar parks

India, World Bank ink $100mn loan agreement for solar parks

🕔10:07, 21.Nov 2017

New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) India and the World Bank on Monday signed a $100-million loan and grant agreement to help the country increase its solar power generation capacity, an official statement said. The loan for “Shared Infrastructure for Solar Parks

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BHEL’s Solar business gets on the fast track; Solar Portfolio touches 370 MW mark

BHEL’s Solar business gets on the fast track; Solar Portfolio touches 370 MW mark

🕔12:48, 5.May 2017

New Delhi, May 5: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has ended the year 2016-17 with a significant Solar PV portfolio of 370 MW, comprising 360 MW ground-mounted power plants and 10 MW rooftop power plants, marking a significant contribution to

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GST could raise solar tariffs by 10%: Report

GST could raise solar tariffs by 10%: Report

🕔22:10, 15.Feb 2017

New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Solar tariffs in India may rise by nearly 10 per cent if current tax exemptions are curtailed under the proposed Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, a local think-tank dealing with energy and environment issues has

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Solar, wind power to be tapped in Spiti: Himachal CM

Solar, wind power to be tapped in Spiti: Himachal CM

🕔12:58, 20.Jun 2015

Kaza (Himachal Pradesh), June 20 Terming Spiti Valley ideal for solar and wind energy generation, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday said that more such projects would be developed in the area. Speaking at a public rally at

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Solar Impulse 2 leaves Ahmedabad for Varanasi

Solar Impulse 2 leaves Ahmedabad for Varanasi

🕔14:10, 18.Mar 2015

Ahmedabad, March 18  The Solar Impulse (Si2) aircraft, powered solely by the sun’s energy, took off from Ahmedabad’s Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport on Wednesday morning for its next leg to Varanasi on its global flight, an official said. Taking

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