Solar Industry Facing Some Challenge: Gyanesh Chaudhary

Ambiguity arising from the GST relates to the fact that it is still not clear whether solar projects will be categorized under the 5% tax bracket or 18% tax bracket. Implementation of Goods and Service Tax and imposition of safeguard duties are proving to be challenging for the solar industry in India, Gyanesh Chaudhary, MD […]

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Solar Developers to Get a One-Time GST Compensation of Rs 2000 crore

An order by Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) in October had approved the claims of solar power developers. In a relief to the solar developers, state power distribution companies will have to pay nearly Rs 2000 crore as a one-time compensation towards the impact of Goods and Service Tax (GST) on developers according to Icra. […]

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NHAI Installs Solar Street Lights on Chennai Road

According to Chennai city police, the poorly lit road was a major accident prone area due to insignificant lighting on the stretch. National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) will be lighting up a stretch of 32-KM Chennai bypass which connects four different national highways, with solar street lamps. According to Chennai city police, the poorly […]

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Maharashtra to Give Huge Subsidies on Solar Agri Pumps: Minister

Speaking at the Agro Vision 2018, the minister informed that one lakh such solar pumps will be given to the farmers With a motive of bringing solar energy to every nook and corner of rural Maharashtra, the state government is planning to give huge amount of subsidies on solar agricultural pumps. Maharashtra state energy minister […]

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Solar Energy Sector Losing Sheen With Developers Shunning Projects

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) issued tenders for 1,200 megawatt (MW) of wind-solar hybrid scheme and 10,000 MW solar tender linked to manufacturing units Once touted as the sunrise sector, solar energy industry is losing is its sheen with developers showing reluctance towards bidding for projects. Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) issued tenders […]

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Government has tendered 26 GW of renewable energy: IREDA Chairman

IREDA official further added that India is on the path to achieve 50 GW of energy production from renewable sources of energy. Indian government has tendered 26 GW of renewable energy, Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) Chairman K S Popli said at India Energy Forum’s (IEF’s) Renewable Energy Summit. IREDA official further added that […]

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India Ready to Share Renewable Energy Expertise: R K Singh

The minister was talking to delegates of various countries during the seminar of ‘Know India Programme’. Taking a leadership role in the renewable energy domain, Union Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh said that India is ready to share its expertise in renewable energy sector with small island nations. The minister […]

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ONGC Issues Tender for a 5 MW Solar Project in Andhra Pradesh

ONGC tender document will be on sale from 10th November till 5th December. The bidding will take place on 5th December. Country’s leading stat-run oil giant, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) has floated a tender for a 5 MW grid connected solar project which will be built at its Tatipaka site in Andhra […]

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