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Government unlikely to scrap customs duty on import of solar panels

Plea by MNRE secretary to give duty relief to solar power developers turned down at a meeting of government stakeholders. BENGALURU: The government appears to have turned down a plea by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) to … Continue reading

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Technology not materials to drive down Chinese solar costs: GTM

  The falling cost of PV manufacturing 2013-2017. Image: GTM Research. Improving technology not the falling cost of materials will be the dominant factor in the ongoing fall in costs of Chinese module manufacturers, according to a report by GTM … Continue reading

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REC turns profitable as PV module plant at full capacity

REC reported second quarter 2013 revenue of NOK 1,544 million (US$ 257.3 million), a 21% increase over the prior quarter. The company posted a positive EBITDA of NOK 152 million (US$25.3 million) in the quarter, marking a return to an … Continue reading

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What next after the polysilicon apocalypse of 2012? – An analysis on why module prices are hardening

Polysilicon prices plummeted last year, but signs of recovery are emerging. A year ago in the inaugural edition of PV-Tech’s sister digital publication, Solar Business Focus, we provided a detailed update on the PV polysilicon industry and the impact overcapacity was … Continue reading

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Solar Panel Recycling Will Be A Multi-Billion Dollar Industry

  A new report predicts the total annual recycled product value of crystalline silicon solar panels will hit USD $12 billion in 2035. While a good quality solar panel will have a lifespan of decades – some modules manufactured in … Continue reading

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