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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..
Subject Tags: custom duty , Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) , solar cells , solar PV module
Global green tech revolution at risk, India can play role in reforming mining practices: Experts
By : Sustainability ..., Jan 15, 2020
Green technology comes at a price and India can play a pivotal role in breaking the "green curse" by persuading South Asian countries to adopt sustainable practices in mining critical minerals needed for solar power devices and the like, say experts. Researchers, including...Read more..
Subject Tags: electric vehicle (EV) , green technology , low carbon shift , metal , mining , solar PV module
Waaree Energies expands module manufacturing capacity by 500 MW to 2,000 MW
By : Sustainability ..., Sep 26, 2019
Domestic solar PV module manufacturer Waaree Energies on Tuesday said it has increased its module manufacturing capacity by 500 megawatt to 2,000 MW. The demand for solar energy has seen an uptake in recent years. However, due to various policy driven and geo-political...Read more..
Subject Tags: module manufacturing , Renewable Energy , solar PV module , Waaree Energies