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Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, Shri Raj Kumar Singh, in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today, informed that there is no formal specific information relating to any specific solar equipment or component being of low quality and sold in Indian market. Shri Singh further informed […]
The plan to set up a factory in India by LONGi, the world’s largest monocrystalline solar wafer maker, comes in backdrop to Union government’s proposal to make it mandatory for firms to have local manufacturing capability to bid for the world’s largest solar tender of 20 gigawatts (GW). LONGi Green Energy Technology Co. Ltd is […]
If the sub-standard modules go beyond a certain tolerance limit, developers will be blacklisted. Raj Kumar Singh, Minister for Power and New and Renewable energy has said that the developers using sub-standard solar equipment beyond a certain tolerance limit will be blacklisted. In an interview with a newspaper, Singh who has also served as home […]
Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal has reiterated that there is no ambiguity as the government is very clear on the issue. Amidst reports that there is still lack of clarity on the 5 per cent goods and services tax (GST) levy on solar equipment, Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal has reiterated that there is no […]
The government is planning to bring down GST rate on solar panels or modules to around 5 per cent as against 18 per cent declared earlier. The government’s recent announcement of 18% tax rate under the new indirect tax regime for solar module was the biggest surprise for the power and renewable sector. Looking into […]
Nearly 2000 MW of NTPC auxiliary power generation can be replaced by solar energy. Indian government is reportedly looking at means to aid domestic solar equipment manufacturing industry despite facing criticism at WTO for the domestic content requirement clause in the JNNSM. BusinessLine citing a top government official reports that towards this end, NTPC may […]