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August 14, 2020
India installed just 205MW of solar capacity in the second quarter of 2020, down 86% year-on-year, according to a new report from research and consulting firm Mercom India Research.
January 13, 2020
Mercom stats paint bright picture for corporate solar funding in 2019 but IRENA warns capital flows to broader renewables must more than double by 2030 to combat global heating.
October 9, 2019
Mercom: Rising allocations from debt players, private equity, venture capital and public markets helped global industry raise US$9bn between January and June 2019.
July 10, 2019
Mercom: US$300m ReNew Power deal and stock exchange listings help industry raise US$6bn in H1 2019 from venture capitalists, public markets and debt providers.
April 9, 2019
Mercom: Funding announcements for large-scale double to US$5.68bn in first quarter compared to Q1 2018 while actual financing grows 10% to US$2.8bn.
January 11, 2019
A series of issues that initially centered on the US Section 201 case, the US v China trade, China’s 531 New Deal and India’s trade tariffs, combined to slice around US$3 billion from the total global corporate funding into the solar sector in 2018, according to Mercom Capital Group.
January 30, 2018
India has reached 20GW of cumulative solar installations with 18.4GW in utility-scale and 1.6GW in rooftop solar, according to Mercom India Research.
August 9, 2017
India recently proposed a new strategy of supporting its domestic solar manufacturers by allocating 7.5GW of local content tenders to Central Public Sector Undertakings (CPSUs), but analysts have identified a number of limitations.
August 9, 2017
Mercom has projected 10.5GW for 2017, well up from 9,812MW in its April quarterly report, and the 9,020MW projected in January.
July 17, 2017
Imported inverters could even be subject to an extra International GST tax, while an MNRE official told Mercom that there would be a 5% increase in solar project costs.

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