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PV Tech Premium
April 8, 2021
After a challenging year, India’s solar sector stands primed for something of a rebound. But a host of familiar issues, from the perilous state of DISCOMs to regulatory uncertainty, run the risk of stymying future growth. Vinay Rustagi, managing director at consultancy Bridge to India, talks to PV Tech about the future prospects for Indian solar.
March 10, 2021
India will introduce a 40% basic customs duty on solar modules and 25% duty on cells as of April 2022 to cut the reliance on imports and expand the country’s PV manufacturing base.
PV Tech Premium
March 8, 2021
Investment appetite remains significant and pipeline continues to grow despite ongoing policy uncertainty
February 2, 2021
India’s government has increased basic customs duty (BCD) on solar inverters as part of efforts to bolster domestic manufacturing but has excluded modules from any changes.
November 26, 2020
Solar tariffs in India hit a record low of INR2/kWh (US$0.0270/kWh) following an auction this week for 1,070MW of PV projects that are set to be developed in the state of Rajasthan.
August 25, 2020
Despite an uptick in activity in June, India added just 351MW of solar generation capacity in Q2 2020, down 64% on the previous quarter, as the industry was hit by COVID-related constraints.
June 3, 2020
Just under 1GW of solar was installed in India across the utility-scale and rooftop sectors in Q1 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic posed a number of significant challenges to the industry.
March 11, 2020
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has recommended alleviating solar and wind developers from cost burden of transmission infrastructure delays.
March 10, 2020
Analyst tells PV Tech the low tariff ceiling (INR 2.65) set for tender in Indian state is thought to be a major issue amid heightening uncertainty from coronavirus.
February 20, 2020
Mega tenders are being pushed but actual progress is stagnating in India's PV sector, consultancy warns.

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