Source : PV Magazine The Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has forwarded to the World Trade Organization a draft quality order on solar modules announced by Energy Minister Piyush Goyal a week earlier. India's power minister Piyush Goyal The draft order, Quality Control Solar Photovoltaics, Systems, Devices and Components Goods Order 2017, which [...]
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Thank you to all our distributors, team members and well wishers who made NISS 2017 a resounding success!
We are pleased to announce that Mr. RC Soni will join us as Director, Sales & Marketing starting March 1st. Soniji has 40 years of rural marketing and distribution experience and is keen to take up this challenge in the solar industry. Mr. Soni will be HQ in Indore and tasked with developing our distributor [...]
Many of our distributors, customers and others have asked about GST and the implications on the solar industry. To the best of our knowledge, GST rates for modules have not yet been notified. Here is a link to a YouTube video on the basics of GST by Hasmukh Adhia, Revenue Secretary. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=HXGs5vbeyAM
Sourced and adapted from greentechmedia.com Module prices will stay at current low levels, roughly Rs.24-26 for megawatt orders, roughly Rs.30 for container quantities and roughly Rs.32-36 for small orders. Manufacturers prefer to operate their production lines at full capacity (and full employment), even if they are selling at breakeven or less. As the year progresses, [...]
But the best is yet to come. (www.bridgetoindia.com) As 2016 comes to an end, it is worth taking a holistic look at the Indian solar sector to analyse key trends, challenges and outlook. Key highlights include record project volumes – both for capacity addition and issue of new tenders, improving power distribution company (DISCOM) financial [...]
From Bridge to India India's solar water pump market struggling to take off In 2014, India’s Modi government announced a target to install 1 million solar water pumps, equivalent to approximately 3,000 MW, for irrigation and drinking water by 2021 (refer). But actual cumulative installed base stood at merely 25,000 pumps as of April 2016 [...]