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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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Fraunhofer ISE develops software to analyse c-Si solar cell-to-module power losses

The software tool assists in analyzing potential yields, thus enabling PV manufacturers to determine how new materials or concepts would affect module efficiency. Image: Fraunhofer ISE Fraunhofer ISE has developed a new software tool that determines the cell-to-module (CTM) effects that occur … Continue reading

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Piyush Goyal stays clear of issue of anti-dumping levy on solar gear

Staying clear of the demand for imposition of anti-dumping duty on solar equipment imports, Power Minister Piyush Goyal today said the ministry concerned will take an appropriate decision on the matter. “I am minister for renewable energy. I am focusing in … Continue reading

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Local solar panel makers may help save US $42 billion: KPMG

A sustainable manufacturing policy for the solar panel industry could help save USD 42 billion in forex outgo by 2030, according to a KPMG report and the Indian Solar Manufacturers’ Association (ISMA). The ISMA also called for continued government support … Continue reading

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WTO Tells US To Reconsider Solar Panel Tariffs

In a move that many in the solar industry applauded, a World Trade Organization panel found that the US government overstepped its bounds when it imposed tariffs on solar panels and other goods from China. New Hampshire — Yesterday the World … Continue reading

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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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Government not in favor of Anti-Dumping Duty on Solar – Internal Government Sources

Based on my conversation with a few senior government sources it looks like application of anti dumping duty is not in favour at the senior ministry level. This

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