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Used Chinese solar panels set off quality fears

Posted by admin on September 26, 2017

In what has caught the Indian solar industry by surprise, used Chinese solar modules—the rectangular panels often seen on rooftops—are being sold in the domestic market at a discount. Once install read more ...

China’s Longi Plans 500 Megawatt Solar Fab In India

Posted by admin on September 23, 2017

Identifying the huge opportunity available in the Indian solar power market, Chinese cell and module manufacturer Longi Green Energy Technology has announced plans to set up a fabrication unit in Indi read more ...

MNRE secretary reaffirms Indian government commitment to solar manufacturing

Posted by admin on September 23, 2017

Anand Kumar, the secretary of India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), has reaffirmed the government’s commitment to its domestic PV manufacturers and said the country “must now conc read more ...

How local panel producers can benefit from Make in India

Posted by admin on September 19, 2017

Estimates state that 85-90 percent of the solar modules installed in India in 2016-17 were imported (from China and other countries) leading to a forex outflow of nearly $3 billion. Such high reliance read more ...

Anti-dumping duty on solar cells poses risk for recently bid projects

Posted by admin on September 17, 2017

The solar industry is getting jittery over a move to impose anti-dumping duty on solar cells. The move comes at a time when the viability of the recently awarded projects at tariffs below ₹3.5 per u read more ...