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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SECI Designated as RE Implementing Agency

SECI has been designated as the renewable energy implementing agency so as to facilitate the application of connectivity and LTA in ISTS network. The Solar Energy Corporation of India with the approval of the Minister for Power and New and Renewable Energy, R K Singh, has been designated as the Renewable Energy Implementing Agency of […]

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MNRE’s Rs 175.87 Cr RE Research and Technology Development Programme Renewed

The President of India has given his approval for the continuation of the Renewable Energy Research and Technology Development (RETD) program of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) for implementation during 2017-18 and 2019-20 at the cost of  Rs 175.87 crore. The scheme aims at scaling up R&D effort for “Renewable Energy Research […]

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Tamil Nadu Sets Target for 9 GW with New Solar Policy

Tamil Nadu will need to add 1,700 MW of solar capacity per annum for the next 4 years to attain the new target. Tamil Nadu has issued its latest state solar policy the “Vision Tamil Nadu 2023”,  a revision from its 2012 policy which had a target of 3 GW of installed capacity by 2015. The […]

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Gujarat Frames Land Policy for Renewable Energy Projects

A total area which can accommodate 30,000 MW of renewable energy will be sanctioned for these parks, with each park large enough to install a minimum of 1,000 MW. Gujarat has released its land policy for renewable energy projects, which seeks to set up wind parks and wind-solar hybrid parks in the state, similar to […]

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Goa Amends Solar Policy to Grant Solar Prosumers 50% Subsidy

Small and large prosumers will now receive a 50 percent subsidy instead of the earlier proposed interest-free loan. To further incentivise the generation and adoption of solar power in the state, the Goa government has approved the amendments to the Goa State Solar Policy 2017. The solar policy with proposed amendments was issued last month […]

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Andhra Pradesh Launch New Wind Energy Policy

The policy shall come into operation with effect from the date of issuance and shall remain applicable for a period of five years. In order to promote Wind power projects in the state of Andhra Pradesh, the state government has recently released the Andhra Pradesh Wind Power Policy – 2018. To meet the twin objectives […]

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World Bank Lauds India’s Renewable Energy Push

“Many of the world’s largest energy-consuming countries significantly improved their renewable energy regulations since 2010”, the report mentioned. World Bank in its latest report Regulatory Indicators for Sustainable Energy (RISE) 2018 praised India’s efforts and its success in renewable energy actions and policy support helping drive down the cost of renewable energy in the country. […]

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