Malaysia

Scatec Solar Commissions 66 MW Solar Plant in Malaysia

Scatec Solar has commissioned its 3rd solar power plant in Malaysia, the 66 MW Merchang plant. It now has a total of 197 MW in operation in the country. Scatec Solar and partners have grid-connected its third solar power plant in Malaysia, the 66 MW (DC) Merchang plant. The company now has a total of […]

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Panasonic and GS Solar to Collaborate on PV Technology

Japanese multinational electronics conglomerate, Panasonic has reached a collaboration and acquisition agreement with Chinese solar energy solutions provider GS-Solar Company Ltd. in the field of photovoltaic technology. Under the agreement, GS-Solar will acquire Panasonic’s solar manufacturing subsidiary, Panasonic Energy Malaysia, while establishing a new company with Panasonic. With the Chinese firm holding a 90 percent […]

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DGTR Recommends Anti-Dumping Duty on EVA Sheets For Solar Modules

The DGTR suggested that the purpose of anti-dumping duties is to eliminate injury caused to the domestic industry by the unfair trade practices of dumping and to re-establish open and fair competition in the Indian market. The Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) in its final findings notification on the matter of anti-dumping investigation concerning […]

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Large Scale Solar Project Tender Issued in Malaysia

The last date for the projects which will be developed under the country’s third cycle of large scale solar program is August 19, 2019. The Suruhanjaya Tenaga (Energy Commission of Malaysia) has issued a tender in Peninsular Malaysia for the development of a large scale solar PV project. The commission is conducting a competitive bidding process to […]

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Sungrow Supplies Turnkey Soln for 35 MW Malaysian Project

The project is known for the country’s first utility-scale PV plant which is equipped with smart monitoring system and set to address issues of energy shortage, efficiency and sustainability of Malaysia. One of the global leading inverter supplier for renewable, Sungrow has recently supplied a 35 MW solar project with it’s turnkey solution including Power […]

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Solar Exports Jump 223% in Third Quarter of 2018

Indian exports increased massively from the previous quarter growing 223% from Rs 1.24 billion in Q2 to Rs 4.01 billion in Q3. Indian solar market saw a significant rise in solar imports in the third quarter of calendar year 2018, data from Commerce Department has shown. In Q3 CY 2018, solar modules and cells worth […]

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Malaysia Seeks Relief on India’s Solar Safeguard Duty from WTO

India had imposed safeguard duty of up to 25 per cent on solar cells imports from China and Malaysia for two years to protect domestic players from steep rise in inbound shipments. Malaysia has sought consultations with India under the WTO’s safeguard agreement against New Delhi’s decision to impose import duty on solar cells, the World Trade Organisation […]

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Indian Gov’t Puts Safeguard Duty on Hold

The safeguard duty which was brought into effect on July 30, 2018 in order to protect interest of domestic solar manufacturers was awaiting clearance from Orissa High Court after solar player ACME Group filed a writ petition against the safeguard duty on imports. In a relief to the domestic solar developers, Finance Ministry has issued […]

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NTPC Postpones 2 GW Solar Auction Citing Opposition to Safeguard Duty

The NTPC put-off on the auction process was prompted by the concerns of bidders over the impact of safeguard duty on imports on their present financial frameworks. State-run National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has postponed a 2000 MW solar tender for a week citing developers’ dissent over the 25 percent safeguard duty imposed on solar […]

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