India to split benchmark tariff for VGF projects

India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) plans to change the benchmark tariff for the 5GW of solar being tendered with viability gap funding (VGF) support from central government.

New government policies to support solar manufacturing in India

With India’s solar cell and module manufacturing capacity at about 1,200MW and 5,600MW respectively in April this year, Bridge to India's Jyoti Gulia looks at the plight of domestic manufacturers in the face of China's traditional dominance of the sector.

Indian solar manufacturing policy imminent

India will soon unveil a solar PV manufacturing policy with manufacturers expected to be able to receive Viability Gap Funding (VGF) support via a bidding process, according to an industry consultant.