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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.
June 14, 2017
World's largest solar park at Kurnool is nearly complete, NTPC installs India's first PV canal, NTPC completes an AC microgrid test bed.
June 6, 2017
UPDATED: India solar manufacturers have filed an anti-dumping petition with the Ministry of Trade and Commerce against Chinese solar cells and modules, according to a report from consultancy firm Mercom Capital Group, although no official notification has been released so far.
May 8, 2017
India will install an estimated 8.8GW of solar in 2017 according to the consultancy and market research firm Bridge to India.
April 27, 2017
India will add 9,812MW of solar PV this year, according to the latest quarterly market update from Mercom Capital Group, which is significantly up from the 9,020MW that the consultancy previously forecast in January this year.
April 5, 2017
India needs to pick up the pace of its solar tendering to stay in touch with its ambitious targets, but recent low bids have caused widespread reworking of state tenders, according to consultancy firm Mercom Capital Group.
March 22, 2017
Despite India tripling solar deployments to reach 10GW in less than three years, the country's ultimate target of 100GW by 2022 will be extremely difficult without better enforcement of the Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO), according to Mercom Capital Group’s latest market intelligence report.

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