December 4, 2019
NTPC taps the Central Public Sector Unit scheme that mandates the use of locally sourced modules.
March 18, 2019
SECI follows through with its tender promise earlier this month as the public sector solar scheme starts to ramp up.
March 6, 2019
The government will watch early tenders with a view to possibly including ingots, wafers and polysilicon to the domestic content mandate.
February 7, 2019
India has approved a 12GW solar scheme for central public sector undertakings (CPSUs), which are state-owned enterprises, and it includes a requirement to source cells and modules locally.
March 1, 2018
The WTO's Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) has granted India’s request for the establishment of a panel to determine whether India complied with the previous ruling against its Domestic Content Requirement (DCR) for solar cells and modules.
February 22, 2018
The government of India will come down hard on those flouting the Domestic Content Requirement (DCR) rules – in WTO permitted cases – where imported solar modules are used, but declared as locally made.
January 16, 2018
MNRE has also reminded states and CPSUs not to tender DCR projects after the WTO ruling.
January 2, 2018
Tata Power Renewable Energy (TPREL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has commissioned a 50MW DCR solar plant at Pavagada Solar Park in Karnataka.
December 20, 2017
The US could bring back its World Trade Organisation (WTO) dispute with India, after reports suggested the US believes the South Asian country has failed to comply with a 2016 ruling on its solar policies.
December 19, 2017
Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued an expression of interest (EOI) for the setting up of 20GW of vertically-integrated solar PV manufacturing capacity in India over the next three years, in an unclear and poorly worded release.

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