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Domestic solar cell makers say use of indigenous products can keep cost of solar power low

Domestic manufacturers of solar cells have said that use of indigenous products can help keep cost of solar power low, countering the government’s claim that it will escalate after imposition of dumping duty. “The fact is that cost of power … Continue reading

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Solar Energy Corp seeks license for power trading from CERC

Sensing huge potential in Solar power production, the Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) has applied for license for power trading with Central Electricity Regulatory Commission. SECI managing director Rajendra Nimje said the PSU is authorised to sell power … Continue reading

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Inviting comments on Draft Guidelines for setting up of 750 MW Grid Solar PV power projects with Viability Gap Funding (VGF) under Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM), Phase-II, Batch-I

No. 29/5/2012-13/JNNSNM Government of India Ministry of New and Renewable Energy Solar Power Division Subject:  Invitation for Comments on  Draft Guidelines for setting up of 750 MW Grid Solar PV power projects with Viability Gap Funding (VGF) under Jawaharlal Nehru … Continue reading

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‘Reconsider decision to drag India to WTO on solar energy’ – Eminent American and International Organisations

  WASHINGTON: A dozen odd eminent American and international organisations have asked the US to reconsider its decision to drag India to WTO over solar energy policy. In a letter to US Trade Representative (USTR) on 20th March 2013, these organisations have … Continue reading

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A report on Rooftop Solar PV in India – Potential and Possible Solutions

While the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) opened up the solar electricity sector in India, the focus has primarily been on large-scale grid-connected power plants. With the drastic fall in prices of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules and balance of … Continue reading

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US challenges India’s solar program restrictions at WTO

The United States on Wednesday filed a challenge with the World Trade Organisation over elements of India’s national solar program, which it said discriminates against foreign solar products in violation of a core global trade rule. The case comes as … Continue reading

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Opportunities and Challenges for Solar Minigrid Development in Rural India – NREL

  The goal of this report is to inform investors about the potential of solar minigrid technologies to serve India’s rural market. India, a rapidly emerging economy with the world’s second largest population, is facing a surging energy demand. A large portion … Continue reading

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