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Basic customs duty on solar modules being planned: MNRE secy
By : Sustainability ..., Apr 20, 2020
To incentivise domestic manufacturing of solar modules and cells, the government is planning to introduce a basic customs duty (BCD) on import of equipment for the sector. The idea is to start with a small duty and gradually raise it to 20%, so that local solar power...Read more..
Subject Tags: China , custom duty , local sourcing , solar imports
Solar power: US gives India time till year-end to scrap local sourcing rules
By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 27, 2017
The United States has agreed to give India time till December 14 this year to remove the requirement for mandatory domestic sourcing of solar panels and modules under its national solar power...Read more..
Subject Tags: industry news , local sourcing , power sector , solar power , WTO