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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...

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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...

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Govt may extend safeguard duty on Chinese solar power equipment

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 7, 2020

The government is planning to extend the safeguard duty imposed on imported solar power equipment from China, sources said. Domestic solar equipment manufacturers have met Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal and suggested the duty be retained. This comes at a...

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Domestic solar equipment makers may plead again for safeguards

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 24, 2019

In another attempt to protect the local solar manufacturing market from Chinese imports, Indian companies are considering a fresh anti-dumping petition, after the recently implemented safeguard...

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Safeguard duty: NTPC, Acme clash over solar power tariffs

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 16, 2018

The imposition of safeguard duty on imported solar panels and modules has led to a clash over tariffs between NTPC and developer Acme Solar.


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

By : Sustainability ..., 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 : Sustainability ..., 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 : Sustainability ..., 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 : Sustainability ..., 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 : Sustainability ..., 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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