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DGTR for continued imposition of safeguard duty on solar cells
By : Sustainability ..., Jul 21, 2020
The commerce ministry's investigation arm DGTR has recommended imposition of safeguard duty on solar cells for one more...Read more..
Solar industry gets more time to submit responses for safeguard duty review
By : Sustainability ..., May 4, 2020
Domestic producers, importers and also foreign producers have until May 11 to submit their responses to the questionnaire posed by the Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) under the Ministry of Commerce & Industry as it probes the need for continuing with the...Read more..
MNRE asks stakeholders for strict compliance of ALMM Order for solar PV modules, cells
By : Sustainability ..., Apr 22, 2020
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) on Tuesday reiterated that all stakeholders involved in lending to the sector align their activities in order to strictly comply with its January 2019 Order regarding Approved List of Models & Manufacturers (ALMM) for solar...Read more..
MNRE extends ALMM enlistment date for solar cell and module manufacturers
By : Sustainability ..., Apr 9, 2020
Solar cell and module manufacturers now have additional six months—until September 30, 2020—to get enlisted with the MNRE’s Approved List of Models and Manufacturers (ALMM). Only products and companies making to the list will be eligible for a wide range of government-backed...Read more..
Coronavirus outbreak has hit solar power industry hard: Vikram Solar CEO
By : Sustainability ..., Mar 26, 2020
The Coronavirus outbreak that has halted economic activity in China, a major global supplier of solar cells and modules, has impacted the solar power industry hard through supply chain disruptions, Saibaba Vutukuri, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Vikram Solar told...Read more..
Indian Solar Imports From China Down 40% In Three Years
By : Sustainability ..., Mar 24, 2020
India has witnessed a sharp fall in the value of solar cells and modules imported from China between April 2017 and March 2019, the government has revealed. The decline is the direct result of safeguard duties imposed by the Indian government in 2018. Minister of new and...Read more..
DGTR initiates review of safeguard duty on solar cells
By : Sustainability ..., Mar 6, 2020
The commerce ministry's DGTR has initiated a probe whether to continue with the imposition of safeguard duty on solar cells following an application made by domestic companies for the same. An application for review and extension of safeguard duty for four more years has been...Read more..
MNRE reduces effective custom duty back to zero after increment in Budget
By : Sustainability ..., Feb 14, 2020
Following the Union Budget announcement that photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules would now incur customs duty, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) clarified that the effective basic custom duty would be zero. The Budget had a provision that levied a 20 per cent...Read more..
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...Read more..
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 (...Read more..