India may remove domestic procurement requirement for private solar allocations

BRIDGE TO INDIA | 01 February 2016

In August 2015, World Trade Organization (WTO) declared that it was illegal for India to impose ‘Domestic Content Requirement’ (DCR) obligation for solar cells and modules. India had appealed against this ruling and continues to allocate projects under the DCR category. However, India has now offered a compromise to the US by removing DCR requirements for private sector projects only (the requirement is proposed to continue for projects developed by


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