Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL), Maharashtra’s largest DISCOM, has proposed a series of measures to counter growth of rooftop solar in its latest petition to the state regulator. The proposed measures include: i) shift from net-metering to gross-metering; ii) restrictions on capacity addition......
In an encouraging move for prospects of domestic battery manufacturing, two government run institutions — Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and Central Electrochemical Research Institute (CECRI) — have announced plans to transfer their cell manufacturing technology to private companies. Various......
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Total open access solar capacity in India is currently estimated at 2,894 MW, just 12% of total solar capacity in the country. Open access solar is fundamentally a very attractive market opportunity. C&I customers account for 51% of total power consumed in the country. Share of long-term open access is just 4% and share of open access solar is only 0.5%. Drivers for growth...
India added a record 1,142 MW of rooftop solar capacity in 2017-18; this report provides a snapshot of capacity addition trends across the country, leading players, their market shares and other key industry trends...
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Indian government appears to be working on a new scheme to support domestic manufacturing. The scheme involves procuring 12 GW of new project capacity using domestically manufactured modules over next four years. Power from these projects will be bought exclusively by public sector......
The Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, has issued its final decision on the safeguard duty petition by domestic cell and module manufacturers. It has recommended a safeguard duty on imports of all cells and modules, irrespective of technology......
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