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Pandemic casts shadow on off-grid solar sales in poorer nations

By Megan Rowling BARCELONA: As the coronavirus pandemic hit trade and incomes hard in developing nations, sales of off-grid solar products fell sharply in the first half of the year, even as many poorer households relied on them during lockdowns. Data compiled by GOGLA, the association for the off-grid solar energy industry, found global sales […]

Initiation of Anti-Dumping Investigation Concerning Imports of Solar Cells

GOGLA’s position on VAT for off-grid solar products in Kenya

A new policy came into effect on 1 July, changing the status of off-grid solar equipment and accessories in Kenya, which were previously exempt from a 14% VAT. The adopted Bill removed the current VAT exemption for “specialised equipment for the development and generation of solar and wind energy, including deep cycle batteries, which use […]

Japan’s Mitsui, Local Partner Plan 115-MW Philippine Solar Project

From lives to livelihoods, solar powers opportunity for Indian households

From lives to livelihoods, solar powers opportunity for Indian households   New report shows an overwhelming majority (94%) of households with a solar home system (SHS) say it has led to quality of life improvements 1 in 10 report that the SHS has enabled them to increase their income These impacts are seen even though […]

Initiation of Anti-Dumping Investigation Concerning Imports of Solar Cells