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Make in India: Government likely to withdraw duty concessions for wind-turbine parts

  Unlike the solar energy sector, where about 90 per cent of the modules come from China, 80-85 per cent of wind-turbine manufacturing takes place in India BENGALURU: The government is likely to withdraw customs duty concessions for wind-turbine components to encourage the use of local equipment and reduce imports from China and other countries, […]

Local preference move unlikely to give push to solar gear makers

Solar sector has huge potential to benefit energy extensive sectors – Shri Nitin Gadkari

Adopt innovative and economically viable business models which can help all the sectors: Shri Nitin Gadkari to Solar Industry representatives Union Minister for MSME and Road Transport and Highways, Shri Nitin Gadkari today held meeting via video conferencing with the members of Maha Solar Sangathan to understand the opportunities in the solar energy sector. The […]

LONGi joined Climate Week NYC 2020 in global efforts to achieve a net-zero world

Solar imports soar, it’s now more make-in-China than make-in-India

An estimated 85 per cent of this equipment has been imported from three countries — primarily China, alongside Vietnam and Malaysia — with a surge coinciding with the rollout of the Centre’s ‘Make-in-India’ programme. Five years of a concerted solar power push, a key policy thrust area for the NDA government, has come at a […]

LONGi joined Climate Week NYC 2020 in global efforts to achieve a net-zero world

Install solar power panels on rooftops for home appliances, not in large farms or power plants

The main advantage of solar plants is that they can be installed at a micro level even on the rooftop, but the government is more focussed on larger plants. While the government is sure about reaching its ambitious solar capacity target of 100 GW by 2022, the industry voices do not seem too confident. The […]

ibis partners with Sushil Reddy to create solar energy awareness

Chintan Baithak held with stakeholders of Renewable Energy sector

The ‘Baithak’ (meet) was chaired by Secretary, MNRE, Shri Anand Kumar and saw good participation from Renewable Energy (RE) sector including the representatives of major RE developers, equipment manufacturers, financiers, regulators, think-tanks, industry bodies and skilled developers. Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) held a ‘Chintan Baithak’ with the stakeholders of the Renewable Energy […]

LONGi joined Climate Week NYC 2020 in global efforts to achieve a net-zero world

Energy transition is on smooth road and fast track in India

Global energy transition is on a fast track and India is not far behind. India’s absolute commitment towards carbon neutral economy is well appreciated. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is one of the biggest supporters of expanding green and sustainable sources of energy, thereby mitigating risks of damaging the environment. With reference to energy transition, countries […]

Air pollution leads to increase in electricity consumption: Study

Local Manufacturing Of Lithium Ion Batteries: India Finally Moves To Counter Growing Chinese Dominance

Local Manufacturing Of Lithium Ion Batteries: India Finally Moves To Counter Growing Chinese Dominance The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has sought a revised policy to incentivise electric vehicles in the country. It has called for a policy that includes funds for encouraging local manufacturing of Lithium batteries, Mint has reported. The central government has asked […]

Corvus Energy to supply energy storage systems for five new ferries

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