The debate over anti-dumping duties (ADD) on solar power equipment has reached its peak level, where solar power developers and manufacturer associations are trying to put forward their views to the Government.
Dumping implications on the solar PV industry
At the request of three Indian solar cell and module manufacturers, an investigation of allegation of dumping of solar cells and modules was initiated in October 2012 by the office of the Directorate General of Anti-Dumping and Allied Duties (DGAD), Ministry of Commerce and Industry
There is a lack of rationalisation of power tariffs
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Solar power attractive to industrial consumers
Solar PV is proving to be a viable alternative option for industrial and commercial category of power consumers, says Vishwanathan Iyer, DGM & Head-Business Development (Solar), West & South India, Sterling and Wilson.
The heat is on!
The Indian solar manufacturing sector is at a critical stage now. The consolidation of the sector has already taken place globally, and going forward, India is not going to be immune to the trend. The future growth of the Indian solar sector will depend a lot on the outcome of the anti-dumping investigations and the effectiveness of the domestic content requirement clause.
The jobs are here, where are the people?
The renewable energy sector is growing by leaps and bounds, but shortage of skilled manpower is threatening to become a major bottleneck, says Devarajan Mahadevan. The renewable sector is booming, and employment opportunities are on the rise. According to the latest figures available with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IREA), the number of people employed in the renewable energy sector grew 14 per cent to 6.5 million in 2013.
BEE to promote energy efficiency in SME sector
The Bureau of Energy Efficiency is going ahead with urgency now on the GEF-UNIDO funded project for improving energy efficiency in the SME sector. BEE is appointing a project coordinator and engineer for the project,