Category Archives: Manufacturing

Assessment of Photovoltaic Module Failures in the Field – Study by IEA International Energy Agency

Foreword The International Energy Agency (IEA), founded in November 1974, is an autonomous body within the framework of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) which car- ries out a comprehensive programme of energy co-operation among its member countries. … Continue reading

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Yingli in talks with creditors over break up

The Chinese solar manufacturer today admitted it is in talks with its lenders and strategic investors about a break up of the company after its 2018 annual accounts revealed an apparently unserviceable debt pile. Any strategic investor is likely to … Continue reading

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India slaps anti-dumping duties on solar EVA sheets

India’s Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGTR) has concluded that duties ranging from $537 to $1,559/metric ton will be needed to offset the impact of imports of solar ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) sheets from China, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia and Thailand. … Continue reading

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Initiation of Antidumping investigation concerning imports of “Solar Cells whether or not assembled partially or fully in modules or Panels or on glass or some other suitable substrates” originating in or exported from China PR, Taiwan and Malaysia.

F.No. 6/30/2017-DGAD : Indian Solar Manufactures Association (hereinafter referred to as the petitioner) has filed an application before the Designated Authority (hereinafter also referred to as the Authority) in accordance with the Customs Tariff Act, 1975, as amended from time … Continue reading

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Draft of Indian Renewable Energy Act 2015

Request for comments/observations/feed-back on the Draft Renewable Energy Act 2015 In October 2014, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) had constituted an Expert Committee to provide a draft Renewable Energy Act. The Committee met on 7 November 2014, … Continue reading

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Implementation of Project for setting up of 15,000 MW of Grid-connected Solar PV Power plants through NTPC Ltd. / NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited (NVVN) under National Solar Mission

The scheme will be implemented through the NTPC / NVVN (the power trading arm of NTPC Limited) under Ministry of Power. The scheme envisages setting up of Grid-connected solar PV power plants of 15,000 MW aggregate capacity in three tranches: … Continue reading

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Budget 2014: Power sector gets electrified with Budget measures. Section 80IA extended to March 2017

Experts, industry and investors welcomed measures announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for the power sector, especially renewable energy. In his maiden budget, Jaitley laid stress on solar and wind energy, besides extending tax benefits for thermal power project developers. … Continue reading

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