Category Archives: India

Low Tariffs Pushing Developers to Cut Costs and Quality of Solar Mounting Structures

With limited ability to reduce prices of modules and inverters, developers are trying to cut costs on other equipment Module mounting structures are the backbone of any solar photovoltaic (PV) energy project. Good quality mounting structures on a ground-mounted or … Continue reading

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CEEW Study on Impact of Safeguards Duty policy brief 24th June 2019

CEEW-Impact-of-Safeguards-Duty-policy-brief-24Jun19 Executive Summary i 1. Introduction Under what conditions can countries impose safeguard duties to protect their domestic industries? 2.1  The WTO regime on safeguard duties 2.2  The Indian regime on safeguard duties The road to the imposition of safeguard … Continue reading

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Best Practises Handbook on Performance Evaluation, Operations and Maintenance of Solar PV Power Plants in India

A must read for all Solar PV Plant Owners and Operators Click the link below Comprehensive Solar O&M Handbook  

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New MNRE Guidelines for Solar Manufacturers to Keep Project Quality in Check

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a set of guidelines to be followed by solar manufacturers for models of modules that will be utilized in government-owned projects and those set up for the sale of electricity to … Continue reading

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India slaps anti-dumping duties on solar EVA sheets

India’s Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGTR) has concluded that duties ranging from $537 to $1,559/metric ton will be needed to offset the impact of imports of solar ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) sheets from China, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia and Thailand. … Continue reading

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Maharashtra Exempts Agencies from Scheduling and Forecasting Charges for Solar and Wind

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has exempted renewable energy qualified coordinating agencies (QCAs) for meter reading, data collection, and communication from paying scheduling and forecasting charges. However, the initial corpus that QCAs must deposit remains unchanged. According to the … Continue reading

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Tamil Nadu Solar Policy 2019

  Tami Nadu SOLAR POLICY 2019 Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency announced the final Tamil Nadu solar energy policy 2019. The policy intends to include solar energy in demand side management, energy conservation, energy efficiency, smart grids etc.the policy also … Continue reading

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