Solar Industry

We May Soon Say Goodbye to Monofacial

When Solar industry is working on finding various ways to optimize Solar Project cost, second challenge has already surfaced, land use impact. Please do not misinterpret the headline here, since monofacial isn’t going out of the market. Solar PV industry is still working to deploy monofacial particularly in countries where land is still not perceived […]

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Union Budget 2019: A Mixed Bag for the Solar Industry

As expected from Modi Government 2.0, India’s first full-time woman Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had few eggs in her basket for the renewables sector. Here’s how the key stakeholders of the solar industry, including policymakers, think tanks, leading private players have reacted to the government’s Budget for FY19-20: After the budget, Power Minister R. K. […]

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Market Consolidation will Promote R&D and Growth of Solar: Heraeus

Heraeus Photovoltaics has stated that there is strong evidence that the PV market continues to outperform forecasts. Additionally, current industry consolidation will actually set the stage for a period of high-impact, uncapped innovation. Those insights were some of the major themes of an industry briefing by Heraeus Photovoltaics President Martin Ackermann at the 2019 SNEC […]

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Can a change in government make an impact on the solar sector?

With the 17th Lok Sabha Elections taking centre stage since April, this is the question that really matters for anyone in the solar sector. We speak to 3 industry experts to give you a perspective. Animesh Damani, Managing Partner, Artha Energy Resources “We strongly believe that commitment, focus and execution of the incumbent regime towards […]

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Azure Power Chairman, CEO Inderpreet Wadhwa to Step Down

He will continue as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) until a new successor is named or December 31, 2019, whichever is earliest. Inderpreet S Wadhwa, who has led Azure Power to become one of the country’s largest solar power developers and operators with over 1.5 GWs of operating assets plus over 1.5 GWs of […]

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Interview with Sanjeev Dakshini, Chairman, Raydean Industries

Albeit India has seen significant growth in solar industry but as a contributor we feel that lack of application oriented approach and low government support to indigenous technological advancements are major hindrances in matching the potential today, believes Sanjeev Dakshini, Chairman, Raydean Industries, the Jaipur-headquartered solar module mounting structures (MMS) manufacturer. In conversation with Manu […]

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The Sunshine Sector’s Gender Challenge

Why the solar sector needs to have more women As yet another International Women’s Day (IWD) came around on 8th March this year, the theme this year was ‘Balance for Better’- A balanced world is a better world. That got us thinking about the solar sector in India. The many industry conferences with their rare […]

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GST on Renewable Products Slashed to 5%

Prior to this clarification, solar power developers were paying tax at the rate of 18% which had become a sticking point in the industry. Solar Industry is in a state of relief after the GST council clarified that the devices and parts related to renewable energy will be taxed a 5% while the services related […]

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Solar Industry in UK Facing Challenges

Environmentalists and big energy firms had urged the government to not stop the export tariff for solar panels but to no avail. In a setback to the United Kingdom’s solar industry, the government has said that houses which will get solar panels in the future will have to give away the surplus power they generate […]

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