Indian Parliamentary Committee Cautions Against Imposition Of Safeguard Duty For Fear Of Jeopardizing Existing Projects And Dampening Investor Sentiment
Thursday, 15 Mar 2018
India has been contemplating firming up a Wind Solar Hybrid Policy since 2016, when it released a draft policy guideline to help it achieve the target of 100 GW of solar power capacity by 2022, as envisioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi (pictured here).
Solarplaza Reports Top 30 Solar Portfolios In Japan At The End Of 2017 Accounted For 4.6 GW Of PV, With Orix Maintaining Its Top Position For Second Consecutive Year
Wednesday, 14 Mar 2018
Out of the top 30 operational solar portfolios at the end of 2017 in Japan, Orix Corp. has maintained its top position for the second year in a row with 520 MW, according to Solarplaza.
Monday, 12 Mar 2018
The 290 MW solar capacity to be tendered in 2018 is the first big step toward’s Kazakhstan’ target of reaching nearly 1 GW within 3 years. At the end of 2017, operational solar energy capacity of Kazakhstan was only 58 MW.
After Withdrawal Indian Solar Manufacturers Association To File Fresh Anti-Dumping Petition Requesting An Extension Of Investigation Period
Tuesday, 06 Mar 2018
An updated ISMA anti-dumping petition seeking an extension to the investigation period could mean prolonged uncertainty surrounding the outcome of the case, which could be detrimental to the Indian solar industry as a whole.
A 600 MW Section Of The Pavagada Solar Park In Karnataka Connected To Grid; Remaining 1.4 GW Scheduled To Become Operational Before Year End
Saturday, 03 Mar 2018
When it is completely online by the end of 2018, the 2 GW Pavagada Solar Park will be likely the world’s largest.
Indian Agencies Receive Lukewarm Response To More Than 2 GW Of Tendered PV Capacity, With Uncertainty Blamed Due To Safeguard Duty
Friday, 02 Mar 2018
Imposing a 70% safeguard duty on imported solar cells is likely to increase project costs by more than 35%, warns Mercom. The ambiguity surrounding the safeguard duties are apparently affecting major PV tenders in India, leading to fewer bids.
Local Governments In Taiwan To Rope In Private-Sector Firms To Deploy Solar Panels And National Utility Taiwan Power To Purchase All Generated Power
Wednesday, 28 Feb 2018
The Taiwanese government has taken upon itself to boost the installation of rooftop solar panels.
2017 Saw Over 9.5 GW of Solar Power Capacity Tendered by Government Agencies in India, According to Mercom Research
Tuesday, 27 Feb 2018
Following the Bhadla Solar Park Phase III auction in May 2017, there was a lull in tender activity. That slump was overcome by the MNRE declaring major tender capacity plans for December 2017 and onward, according to Mercom.
National Water Agency Of Singapore Launches Floating Solar PV System Tender For Engineering & Environmental Studies of Two Reservoirs
Tuesday, 03 Oct 2017
Solar power generated from the envisaged 6.7 MW floating PV project at Upper Peirce Reservoir (pictured here) could directly be sent to the nearly located Chestnut Avenue waterworks for its water treatment operations, as per PUB plans.
Scatec Solar & Nizam Energy File Petition To Determine Reference Generation Tariff Of 6.25 PKR ($0.0595)/kWh For 150 MW PV Capacity in Pakistan
Monday, 02 Oct 2017
Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg and erstwhile Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif were present during the signing ceremony between Scatec Solar and Nizam Energy in July 2015 when they decided to set up 150 MW capacity in Pakistan (Photo Credi.
Andhra Pradesh Brings Out Notification For Forecasting, Scheduling And Deviation Settlement Regulations For Solar & Wind Power Generation
Tuesday, 12 Sep 2017
The southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh has joined some other Indian states to notify forecasting, scheduling and deviation settlement regulations for solar and wind power generation.
MNRE’s New Solar Power Projects Bidding Guidelines Mitigates Off-Take & Grid Curtailment Risk To Some Extent, According to Moody’s India
Tuesday, 12 Sep 2017
A commentary from the Indian chapter of credit ratings agency Moody’s appreciates the new bidding guidelines for solar power projects introduced by the Government of India. It terms it as a positive for the sector.
PPA Renegotiation Risk, Pending Antidumping Investigation & Uncertainty Around GST Halting Indian Solar Auction Activity
Monday, 11 Sep 2017
While significantly more solar power capacity was auctioned and tendered in Q2 over Q1, auctioning has slowed down since June due to several factors, including renegotiation risks for PPA tariffs to match quickly decreasing cost of solar power..
Monday, 11 Sep 2017
The Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has approved an order putting in place quality standards for PV modules in India. It will come into force after one year of its publication in the official gazette.
Thursday, 07 Sep 2017
Renewable energy producer Equis Energy has won a contract to develop a 70.2 MW solar power project in Taiwan. Located in Yizu Township of Chiayi County, the capacity was tendered by Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs’ Bureau of Energy (BOE).
India’s Renewable Energy Ministry Launches Guidelines To Ensure Transparency & Ensure Uniformity For Power Procured From Competitive Bidding PV Projects
Tuesday, 29 Aug 2017
Trying to come to the rescue of PV project developers in India, the Ministry of Power has published new guidelines for procurement of electricity from solar PV plants awarded through competitive bidding.
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