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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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Manufacturing capacity of Solar Cells and Modules in India as of 3rd June 2014 – MNRE

Click here for the entire document Companies Cells (MW) Module (MW) Installed capacity Capacity under Operation as on date Installed capacity Capacity under Operation as on date Access Solar – – 18 Ajit Solar – – 20 Alpex – – … Continue reading

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Effect of Anti-Dumping Duty on Module Prices in India

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Indian solar manufacturers want India to take US to WTO – Order expected May 22

Say US Exim Bank’s concessional 3.8% financing to American firms knocks Indian players out of competition Beaten by cheap Chinese imports, 25 domestic solar manufacturers are eagerly waiting for an anti-dumping order from the Indian government. The order is expected on May … Continue reading

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Gujarat to appeal against solar-tariff cut rejection, citing excessive profits earned by plant owners

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd filed a petition in May seeking to lower the tariff by 28%, citing excessive profits earned by plant owners India’s biggest solar power-producing state, Gujarat, plans to file an appeal with regulators on their decision … Continue reading

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NPD Solarbuzz: Idled solar cell capacity in India belies bigger issues

Market research firm, NPD Solarbuzz reports that a significant amount of crystalline-silicon solar cell production in India lays idle, despite almost US$0.5 billion of investment in solar cell equipment between 2006 and 2012. The reason for the idled capacity was … Continue reading

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GERC rejects GUVNL’s petition seeking solar tariff cut – Brings respite to installed 670MW Solar Power Plant Developers

Citing delay and non-jurisdiction, the state power regulator Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) on Monday rejected state discom Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL)’s petition seeking reduction in solar tariff. GUVNL had filed the petition with the state regulator last … Continue reading

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