Solar cells

E – Waste (Management) Amendment Rules, 2023

The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change released the E-Waste Management Rules in 2022. It is expected to come into effect in 2023. CPCB was appointed as the regulatory body to implement the rules. The rules target companies ..



India’s anti-dumping probe against China, Thailand and Vietnam

The Ministry of Commerce has recently initiated the anti-dumping investigation against China, Vietnam and Thailand. The investigation is against the import of solar cells from these countries. The investigation has been started by the Ministry following the application submitted by ..


National Programme on High Efficiency Solar PV Modules

The Union Cabinet recently approved the Production Linked Incentive Scheme called the “National Programme on High Efficiency Solar PV Modules”. PV stands for Photo Voltaic. They are units that convert light energy into electrical energy. National Programme on High Efficiency ..


Govt. imposes safeguard duty on solar cells for one more year till July 2021

The government has imposed the safeguard duty of solar cells for one more year till July 2021 with the aim to protect the domestic manufacturers and discourage cheap imports from countries such as China. The same recommendation has also been ..


Renewable Energy Parks to be set up in India

On April 18, 2020, the Ministry of Renewable Energy has initiated big action to set up Renewable Manufacturing parks in India. Highlights The Ministry of Renewable Energy initiated manufacturing hubs to meet domestic and global demands. In order to achieve ..


Import duty on Green Energy Equipment hiked by 20% in Budget 2020-21

The Budget 2020-21 that was presented by the finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman in the Parliament increased the import duty of green energy equipment like cells by 20%. This is being implemented to drive local manufacturing of the equipment and lowering ..