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Vikram Solar

The Perfect Storm 2020

Problems demanding solutions are piling up. How will India’s solar sector save 2020? Budget 2020, which carried the hopes of many leaders in the solar sector, has finally come and gone. Even as industry welcomed it with the usual platitudes of ‘good intent’, ‘long term planning’ and praise for the ‘higher allocation’ for renewable energy, […]

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Renewable Energy India Expo (REI) 2019 Set to Boost Green Energy Sector with Top-of-the-line Showcase

Global Interest, International Investments & Technology breakthroughs to mark the 13th epic edition of Asia’s leading Renewable Energy Expo REI 2019 at a glance: Asia’s leading Renewable Energy Expo by Informa Markets in India from September 18-20 45 participating countries, over 700 plus exhibitors 3 – day power packed conference – ‘Giving the Business of […]

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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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2 Days After 12 GW Manufacturing ‘Stimulus’ Time For Reality Check

On Feb 6, the government announced a move to push central public sector undertakings towards a 12 GW solar plan, powered completely by domestic manufacturing. Will this finally kick start domestic manufacturing? 2 days after the announcement, we spoke to industry insiders, as well as considered the factors that could make or break this latest […]

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The Interim Budget. No Sunshine with A Hint of Rain

After getting many quick reactions from various industry experts we did some research on it and found that: The last budget of the Modi government tried to have something for everyone, especially the middle class and farmers. But it looks like the renewable vote is not really as important. On the renewable energy front, the […]

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Renewable Energy Industry Reactions on Interim Budget 2019

The industry was expecting a policy direction from the government to promote manufacturing, especially in the renewable energy sector in the background of the jobs crisis, which India faces. Surprisingly, this was completely missing from the budget, says Amit Gupta, Vikram Solar. India’s renewable energy industry was expecting lot of things from the present Modi […]

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Anti-Dumping & Safeguard Duties- A Cloud of Uncertainty Still Remain to be Cleared

Despite a significant move taken by the Indian government a month ago, to promote the power of solar in tackling climate change globally, where, India took centre stage by leading the bunch of nations from across the globe during the International Solar Alliance (ISA) founding ceremony. India, too, is dealing with various bottlenecks on domestic […]

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Safeguard Duty: Manufacturers Back Govt Move; Raise Concerns on Clarity

If SEZ units are not exempted from SGD, it will lead to further job losses and harm the manufacturing ecosystem in India, which is already bleeding: Gyanesh Chaudhary Despite solar manufacturers’ welcomed the government’s move on safeguard duty imposition on solar imports from China and Malaysia, they have raised their concerns as well and want […]

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Viz-A-Viz with Philippe Montarnal, Second Counsellor | French Embassy in India Head CEA office in India

Q. What are the new trends which are shaping the Solar Energy market specifically to Indian scenario? The current Indian Govt. has a strong nudge towards Solar Energy. The Government has proposed many new initiatives to woo the tech corridors? What are your comments to it? India’s renewable energy sector is booming. After his election […]

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