Solar Inverter, Import Duty, Customs Duty, MNRE, Solar Modules, PV

Is Customs Duty Hike Sufficient to Incentivize Domestic Manufacture of Solar Inverters?

In the Budget 2021, the Finance Minister proposed to raise the customs duty on solar inverters from 5% to 20% and on solar lanterns from 5% to 15% to encourage ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
What the Electric Vehicle Industry Wants from Budget 2021

What the Electric Vehicle Industry Wants from Budget 2021

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the Union Budget on February 1, 2021.  The budget, the first after the COVID-19 pandemic, will be keenly watched by the renewable energy sector ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
After Kazakhstan, US Imposes 47.54% Duty on Silicon from Bosnia-Herzegovina & Iceland

After Kazakhstan, US Imposes 47.54% Duty on Silicon from Bosnia-Herzegovina & Iceland

The U.S. Department of Commerce decided to impose preliminary duties of 47.54% on all silicon metal imports from Iceland, Bosnia, and Herzegovina. The announcement is the latest development in the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
United States Levies 120% Import Duty on Silicon Imports from Kazakhstan

United States Levies 120% Import Duty on Silicon Imports from Kazakhstan

The U.S. Department of Commerce said it would impose preliminary duties of 120% on all silicon metal imports from Kazakhstan. American silicon manufacturers like the U.S. based subsidiary of Ferroglobe ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
To Boost Indigenous Manufacturing, Government Reduces Customs Duty on EV Components

To Boost Indigenous Manufacturing, Government Reduces Customs Duty on EV Components

In a move that could significantly influence the pace of EV adoption in the country, the government has reduced the applicable customs duty on parts and components of electric vehicles ...
The United States Exempts Bifacial Solar Modules from Safeguard Duty of 25%

India Imposes 25% Safeguard Duty on Imported Solar Panels from China and Malaysia

The government  has levied safeguard duty of 25 percent on solar imports from China and Malaysia. The Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) levied the duty based on the final recommendations ...
Indian Solar Exports to the US to Incur 25% Safeguard Duty From June 5

Public Hearing on Safeguard Duty Investigation of Solar Imports Set for June 26, 2018

The Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR), a body formed under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, will hold a public hearing on the ongoing investigation in the case of ...
Budget 2018-19: A Damp Squib for India’s Renewable Energy Sector

Budget 2018-19: A Disappointing Budget for Solar and Renewable Energy Sector

The much-anticipated Union Budget 2018-19 was tabled in parliament on 1 February 2018 by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. However, the new budget for the coming financial year has, in most ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar