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INTRODUCTIONTransparency of supply chains is paramount. Equipment purchasers, electricity end-users, and other stakeholders demand transparency for reasons ranging from sustainability to corporate social responsibility to import compliance. In this environment, manufacturers must have the proper systems in place to meet … Continue reading

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Post-COVID recovery: An agenda for resilience, development and equality

COVID-19 AND ITS IMPACT ON THE GLOBAL ENERGY LANDSCAPE Because of the lockdowns needed to slow the spread of the virus, the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted production and supply chains and slashed the demand for a wide range of goods … Continue reading

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National Survey Report of PV Power Applications in China

INSTALLATION DATA The PV power systems market is defined as the market of all nationally installed (terrestrial) PV applications with a PV capacity of 40 W or more. A PV system consists of modules, inverters, batteries and all installation and … Continue reading

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India to levy basic customs duty on solar modules and cells from April next year

India will introduce a 40% basic customs duty (BCD) on solar modules as of April 2022 to cut the reliance on imports and expand the country’s PV manufacturing base.A 25% duty will also be introduced on solar cells from the … Continue reading

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BCD from April 2022 now official at 40% for modules and 25% for cells – No. 283/3/2018-GRID SOLAR

Government of India Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) Grid Solar Power DivisionSub: Imposition of Basic Customs Duty (BCD) on Solar PV Cells & Modules/ Panels. 1.As part of Paris Climate Agreement, India has committed to achieve forty percent … Continue reading

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Overview of Solar Rooftop Sector in India

India lies in the high solar insolation region, endowed with significant solar energy potential. The total solar power potential in the country, as estimated by National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE), is approximately 749 GW2 including solar rooftop. TERI has estimated … Continue reading

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Basic customs duty on solar modules and cells likely next week

The Centre is likely to impose a basic customs duty on imported solar modules and cells next week. “The Department of Revenue has informally given their nod,” a top official from the Ministry for New & Renewable told BusinessLine. MNRE had … Continue reading

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Egat plans world’s largest floating solar farm in June

State-run Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) expects to operate a 45-megawatt floating solar farm it claims to be the largest in the world in Ubon Ratchathani in June after a delay caused by the pandemic. Egat signed a contract … Continue reading

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Electrification Futures Study:Methodological Approaches for Assessing Long-Term Power System Impacts of End Use Electrification

AbstractThe Electrification Futures Study (EFS) was designed to analyze the potential impacts ofelectrification, accounting for the complex dynamics between different segments of the U.S. energy system. The EFS uses several complementary modeling and analysis tools, and it relies on an … Continue reading

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Safeguard Duty Notified for Solar Cells imported into India from China PR and Malaysia

Updated: India’s Ministry of Finance has imposed a 25% safeguard duty on imports of solar cells and modules from Malaysia and the People’s Republic of China, starting tonight. In keeping with the final recommendations proposed by the Directorate General of Trade … Continue reading

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