India’s Solar Imports Declined by 40% in Q1 2019

India’s Solar Imports Declined by 40% in Q1 2019

India’s solar imports witnessed significant decline year-over-year (YOY) in the first quarter (Q1) of the calendar year (CY) 2019, according to the latest trade data. Solar modules and cells of ...
EBRD and ADB Finance $50 Million for a Solar Project in Kazakhstan

Panasonic Sells 90% Stake in its Malaysia Manufacturing Unit to GS Solar

Panasonic Corporation, a company developing diverse electronic technologies and solutions, has announced that it has reached a collaboration and acquisition agreement with GS-Solar (China) Company Limited, a thin film solar ...
Brookfield Negotiates with ReneSola for its Distributed Solar Assets in China

Malaysia’s PETRONAS Acquires Singapore’s Distributed Solar Company Amplus Energy

Malaysia’s state-owned oil and gas company, PETRONAS, has announced the acquisition of Singapore-based Amplus Energy Solutions Pte Ltd (M+). In a media statement issued by PETRONAS, the company stated that ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
India Imposes Anti-dumping Duty on Import of Tempered Solar Glass from Malaysia for Five Years

India Imposes Anti-dumping Duty on Import of Tempered Solar Glass from Malaysia for 5 Years

The government of India has imposed anti-dumping duty on the import of textured tempered coated and uncoated glass from Malaysia for five years, according to the notification released by the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
India Likely to Impose Anti-dumping Duty on EVA Sheet Imports for 5 Years

India Likely to Impose Anti-Dumping Duty on Solar EVA Sheet Imports for 5 Years

The Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) has recommended the imposition of anti-dumping duty on the imports of the Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) sheets for solar modules imported from China PR, ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Vedanta’s Odisha Branch Invites Expression of Interest for Procuring Solar Power

Malaysia Launches a 500 MW Capacity Solar Tender

The Suruhanjaya Tenaga (Energy Commission of Malaysia) has issued a 500 MW large-scale solar tender in Peninsular Malaysia. Once commissioned, the solar projects will be connected to the grid and ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Indian Solar Exports to the US to Incur 25% Safeguard Duty From June 5

Domestic Solar Manufacturers Unhappy Months after Safeguard Duty Imposition

The imposition of safeguard duty on solar cell and module imports from China and Malaysia is proving to be a bigger issue for local manufacturers than was perhaps anticipated. Last ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
India Launches Anti-Dumping Investigation into Solar Glass Imports from Malaysia

India Prepares to Impose Anti-Dumping Duty on Tempered Solar Glass Imported from Malaysia

The Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) has issued its final findings for the anti-dumping duty investigation concerning the import of textured tempered coated and uncoated glass from Malaysia. The ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Scatec Solar Closes Financing for a 47 MW Project in Malaysia

Scatec Solar Closes Financing for a 47 MW Project in Malaysia

Solar project developer Scatec Solar, along with its partners has closed the financing for a 47 MW Redsol project in northwest Malaysia with a total investment of approximately $47 million ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Poyry Wins Contract to Develop a 25 MW Solar Project in Malaysia

Malaysia Likely to Announce Tenders for 500 MW of Solar Projects in 2019

The Malaysian government is likely to come up with an open tender in 2019 for an estimated RM2 billion worth of solar projects. These projects will be announced under the ...
India and Taiwan Fail to Reach Agreement at WTO over Solar Safeguard Duty, Continue Talks

India and Taiwan Fail to Reach Agreement at WTO over Solar Safeguard Duty, Continue Talks

Recently India and the Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu conducted consultations at the World Tarde Organization (WTO) upon the levy of 25 percent safeguard duty on ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Sri Lanka Faces Arbitration Case Over Cancellation of Wind-Solar Hybrid Power Project

Sri Lanka Faces Arbitration Case Over Cancellation of Wind-Solar Hybrid Power Project

KLS Energy Lanka, a subsidiary of Malaysian renewable energy producer, Energy Sdn Bhd has filed an arbitration against the Sri Lankan government. The arbitration under BIT Malaysia – Sri Lanka ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
After Malaysia, Taiwan Seeks Consultation with India at WTO over Solar Safeguard Duty

After Malaysia, Taiwan Seeks Consultation with India at WTO Over Solar Safeguard Duty

As India gets ready to impose 25 percent safeguard duty on solar imports from China and Taiwan, the Taiwanese delegation at the World Tarde Organization (WTO) has requested consultation with ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Malaysia Seeks Consultations with India over Solar Safeguard Duty: WTO

Malaysia Seeks Consultations with India over Solar Safeguard Duty: WTO

In a new development, the Malaysian delegation at the World Trade Organization (WTO) has requested for consultations with India on the recent imposition of 25 percent safeguard duty on solar ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Poyry Wins Contract to Develop a 25 MW Solar Project in Malaysia

Poyry Wins Contract to Develop a 25 MW Solar Project in Malaysia

Pöyry, an international consulting and engineering company, has won a contract to develop 25 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Malaysia. UITM Solar Power Dua Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of ...
DGTR Recommends 25% Safeguard Duty on Solar Imports

25% Safeguard Duty on Solar Imports to India Recommended

The Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) has recommended a 25 percent safeguard duty on solar cell imports from China and Malaysia for the first year, followed by a phased ...
US-South Korea Solar Safeguard Case_ EU, China, Malaysia & Thailand Join Consultations

US-South Korea Solar Safeguard Case: EU, China, Malaysia & Thailand Join Consultations

The United States has agreed to accept the request made by China, the European Union (EU), Malaysia, and Thailand to participate in dispute consultations between the United States and South ...
Indian Solar Imports Were Up by 20% in FY 2018

Indian Solar Imports Were Up by 20% in FY 2018

Compared to FY 2016-17, Indian solar imports witnessed a 20 percent spike from approximately $3.19 billion in FY 2016-17 to nearly $3.83 billion in FY 2017-18. Imports increased toward the ...
Status of Solar Glass and Back Sheets after Safeguard Duty

Oral Hearing in the Ongoing Solar Glass Import Case to be Held on June 11, 2018

The office of Directorate General of Anti-Dumping and Allied Duties (DGAD) has fixed June 11, 2018, as the date of oral hearing for the ongoing solar glass import case from Malaysia ...
Malaysian Utility Signs PPAs for 60 MW of Grid-Connected Solar PV Projects

Malaysian Utility Signs PPAs for 60 MW of Grid-Connected Solar PV Projects

In an effort to expand the reach of solar power in Malaysia, the country’s leading utility company Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) has entered into power purchase agreements (PPAs) for 60 ...
DGAD Initiates Anti-Dumping Investigation into Solar EVA Sheet Imports

DGAD Initiates Anti-Dumping Investigation into Solar Imports of EVA Sheets

The office of Directorate General of Anti-Dumping and Allied Duties (DGAD) has initiated an investigation on import of Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) sheets for solar modules imported from China PR, Malaysia, ...
TNB Signs PPAs to Develop 180 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects in Malaysia

TNB Signs PPAs to Develop 180 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects in Malaysia

Malaysian utility company Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) has taken another step toward its goal of promoting renewable energy in Malaysia with the recent signing of six power purchase agreements (PPAs) ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
DGAD Extends Response Deadline in Malaysian Solar Glass Import Case

DGAD Extends Response Deadline in Malaysian Solar Glass Import Case

The office of Directorate General of Anti-Dumping and Allied Duties (DGAD) has extended the deadline for the stakeholders to submit responses in the ongoing solar glass import case from Malaysia. The ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Domestic Solar Manufacturers Withdraw Anti-Dumping Petition

BREAKING: Petitioners Withdraw Solar Anti-Dumping Case, to Refile Next Week

In a significant development, Indian solar manufacturers have withdrawn the anti-dumping petition filed with the Ministry of Trade and Commerce against solar cell and module imports from China, Taiwan and ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
India Launches Anti-Dumping Investigation into Solar Glass Imports from Malaysia

India Launches Anti-Dumping Investigation into Solar Glass Imports from Malaysia

Malaysia is now under the scanner of Directorate General of Anti-Dumping and Allied Duties (DGAD) for export of textured tempered glass (solar glass), whether coated or uncoated, from Malaysia to ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar