Delhi High Court

Delhi High Court Provides Solar Developer Protection Against Retrospective Denial of Concessional Rate of Customs Duty

The Delhi High Court has granted temporary protection to ReNew Hans Urja, a solar developer, from the retroactive denial of a reduced rate of customs duty on imports for a 600 MW solar power project. The Project Import Regulations Act of 1986’s registration requirements for the products had previously been met, thus the court ordered […]

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REC Trading Market Suffers a Hit, Again, As High Court Suspends Trading For 6 Weeks

The market for trading in Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) has suffered a fresh blow with the Delhi High Court suspending trading in certificates issued before October 31, 2022 for six weeks. The high court passed its interim orders in response to a petition from the Indian Wind Power Association Northern Region Council’s that challenged the […]

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Delhi High Court Rejects PIL Seeking Use of Lead Acid Batteries in e-Rickshaws

The Delhi High Court rejected a public interest litigation (PIL) which sought to allow the use of lead acid batteries in electric rickshaws. The bench of Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma and Justice Subramoniam Prasad refused to entertain the IPL filed by an e-rickshaw driver which challenged Delhi Transport Authority’s order that refuses the registration […]

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DISPA recommends keeping C&I projects outside ambit of ALMM List

In response to a petition filed by the Distributed Solar Power Association (DiSPA), the Delhi High-Court has sought clarification from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), on the provisions they have made to protect ongoing projects, which could be negatively impacted with the extension of ALMM to projects under open access and net […]

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Anti Dumping Duty Battle-Delhi High Court Asks DGTR To Take Feedback Till July 19

In the now familiar tussle between domestic solar manufacturers and solar power developers, the Delhi High Court has set a new date. July 19. That is the new date for feedback on the anti dumping investigation launched by the Directorate  General of Trade Remedies (DGTR), for imposing anti dumping duty on panel imports from China, […]

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Include Hydrogen Fuel Cell EVs in FAME-II: Delhi HC Directs DHI

The Delhi High Court today ordered the Department of Heavy Industries to acknowledge including Hydrogen Fuel Cell electric vehicles (EVs) and Hydrogen refueling infrastructure under Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles in India Phase II (FAME-II) scheme. Fuel Cell India, an initiative dedicated to promoting Renewable and Hydrogen Energy & Fuel Cells in India has […]

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Delhi HC Stays Delisting of Tata Nexon EV from Subsidy List

The Delhi High Court has put on hold the Delhi governments’ move of delisting Tata’s Nexon EV from the subsidy list in the state. The Delhi government on March 1 had released an order for suspension of Tata Nexon from the state-provided subsidies under the Delhi EV Policy. The suspension had come after users complained […]

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India Won’t Impose Safeguard Duty on Imported Solar Equipment

The decision had different effects on solar players in the country. On the one hand it had delighted manufacturers while as on the other hand it alarmed developers about the steep rise in input costs. Overruling the directorate general of safeguards’ recommendation of 70% levy on imported solar equipment, the government has reversed the decision […]

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