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PLI scheme to boost solar manufacturing, reduce import dependence

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 12, 2020

The Union Cabinet’s decision to award ‘performance linked incentive’ (PLI) to solar panel manufacturers is likely to give a boost to the domestic companies. The sector is still nascent in India...

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Cabinet approves PLI scheme worth about Rs 2 lakh crore: FM

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 12, 2020

The government on Wednesday approved a Production-Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme for ten key sectors, including telecom, automobiles and pharmaceuticals, taking the total outlay for such...

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India needs to set up manufacturing base for smart electricity meters: Parl panel

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 26, 2020

India needs to establish a manufacturing base of smart electricity meters to ensure adequate supply and should ensure that there are multiple players in the segment, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Energy has said in its latest report. "There is a need to augment the...

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Government to re-issue 5 GW of solar manufacturing tender

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 23, 2019

The government is planning to re-launch 5 Gigawatt (Gw) of manufacturing-linked solar tender out of the initial 10 GW that had received a single bid. With this, the earlier sole bid received from Azure Power will be ...

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Make in Odisha: Rs 4.1 lakh crore investment proposals received

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 15, 2018

The Make in Odisha conclave organised by Naveen Patnaik government in Odisha has witnessed investment proposals worth a whopping Rs 4.19 lakh crore for projects across 15 sectors that will...

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SECI’s manufacturing-linked solar bids put off, for fourth time

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 12, 2018

State-run Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has postponed, for the fourth time, its first manufacturing-linked solar auction of 10,000 MW. The government’s earlier effort to stimulate...

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India defers largest global solar tender on bidders concerns

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 28, 2018

tate-run Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) on Thursday deferred a tender for 10,000 megawatts (MW) of solar power till 12 October on bidders request for extending time for securing tie-...

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With eye on tariffs, ministry tweaks eligibility for solar tender

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 4, 2018
Solar power developers have expressed their concerns alike, saying the government was forcing them to enter the...
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Government plans to make local manufacturing a key element for large solar power projects

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 6, 2018

The government plans to make local manufacturing of equipment a key element in tenders for large solar power projects, even as the country aims to add close to 500 gigawatts of renewable energy...

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India is said to consider 7.5 per cent tariff on imported solar panels

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 5, 2018

India, the largest buyer of solar equipment from neighboring China, is considering a 7.5 percent tax on imported solar panels, according to government officials with knowledge of the situation...

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