Solar Group Seeks Exemption for Developers from Entry Tax in Telangana

Solar Group Seeks Exemption for Developers from Entry Tax in Telangana

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) appealed to the Telangana government to exempt solar developers from payment of ‘entry tax’ on notified goods imported to the state. The ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Association Asks ₹50 Billion Fund Allocation for Cash-Strapped Andhra DISCOMs

Solar Association Asks ₹50 Billion Fund Allocation for Cash-Strapped Andhra DISCOMs

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has requested the Union Power Minister R.K. Singh to set aside ₹50 billion (~$666.2 million) from the distribution companies (DISCOMs) liquidity package ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Solar Industry Asks IREDA to Pay GST and Safeguard Duty Receivables at 10.41%

Solar Industry Asks IREDA to Pay GST and Safeguard Duty Receivables at 10.41%

In a letter addressed to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), the National Solar Federation of India (NSEFI) has asked SECI and IREDA’s policies on loan and interest ...
Industry Asks SECIto Issue ClarificationsBefore Calling Bids for 2 GW of Solar Projects

Industry Asks SECI to Issue Clarifications Before Calling Bids for 2 GW of Solar Projects

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has written a letter to the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) asking it to extend the bid submission deadline of a ...
Solar Federation Urges Telangana to Stop Arbitrary Solar Power Curtailment

Solar Federation Urges Telangana to Stop Arbitrary Solar Power Curtailment

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has written to the Government of Telangana asking it to address the issue of the state load despatch center (SLDC) haphazardly restricting ...
Solar Federation Asks for Waiver of Solar and Wind ISTS Charges Amid COVID-19

Solar Federation Asks for Extension of ISTS Charges Waiver for Solar and Wind Projects

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has asked the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) to extend the waiver of Interstate Transmission System (ISTS) charges and losses ...
Solar Developers Urge Karnataka to Fast Track Safeguard Duty Reimbursements

Solar Developers Urge Karnataka to Fast Track Safeguard Duty Reimbursements

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has written a letter to BS Yeddyurappa, the Chief Minister of Karnataka, asking him to direct the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) ...
National Solar Federation Requests Andhra to Withhold Hearing of Forecasting Regulations

Solar Federation Requests Andhra to Withhold Hearing of Forecasting Regulations

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has written a letter to the Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) asking it to withhold from a public hearing until the ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
RBI Relaxes External Commercial Borrowing Norms to Benefit Solar & Wind Companies

RBI Relaxes External Commercial Borrowing Norms to Benefit Solar & Wind Companies

In January 2019, National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) wrote to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to carve out a special category to allow External Commercial Borrowings (ECB) ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Other
NSEFI Urges RK Singh to Bail Out Solar Generators from Andhra’s Ongoing Renewable Feud

NSEFI Urges RK Singh to Bail Out Solar Generators from Andhra’s Ongoing Renewable Feud

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has requested the Union Power Minister R.K. Singh to bail out solar generators from the ongoing renewable energy dispute in Andhra Pradesh ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Industry Organization Recommends Modifications to KUSUM Solar Program

Industry Organization Recommends Modifications to KUSUM Solar Program

The recent launch of the Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (KUSUM) program to solarize India’s agriculture industry has been met with mixed responses. While some are lauding the government’s ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
National Solar Federation Says Domestic Content Requirement May Hurt KUSUM Program

National Solar Federation Says Domestic Content Requirement May Hurt KUSUM Program

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) in a consultative session with industry stakeholders held last week, has expressed its concerns regarding the domestic content requirement (DCR) being mandated ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
MNRE Warns States: Honor ‘Must Run’ Status of Solar and Wind Energy

MNRE Warns States: Honor ‘Must Run’ Status of Solar and Wind Energy

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a letter to the chief secretaries of all states and union territories, asking them to ensure that ‘must run’ status ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Federation Writes to RK Singh for Creation of a Fund to Provide Liquidity to DISCOMs

Solar Federation Writes to RK Singh for Creation of a Fund to Provide Liquidity to DISCOMs

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has written to the Minister for Power, New and Renewable Energy, R. K. Singh, seeking the creation of a fund for providing liquidity to ...
NSEFI Cautions MNRE Against Anti-Dumping Duty on Solar Mounting Structure Products

NSEFI Cautions MNRE Against Anti-Dumping Duty on Solar Mounting Structure Products

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has written to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) expressing its concerns over the levy of anti-dumping duty on aluminum and ...
After Tamil Nadu, NSEFI Writes to Karnataka About Solar Projects Facing Curtailment

After Tamil Nadu, NSEFI Writes to Karnataka About Solar Projects Facing Curtailment

In Karnataka, India’s top state in terms of installed solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity, solar PV projects are facing issues of curtailment. The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has ...
Low Tariffs in Solar Could Result in A Wave of Project Refinances: Panel Discussion

RBI’s New Policy on ECBs Could Leave Renewable Energy Projects Stranded

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has written a letter to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) regarding the new External Commercial Borrowings (ECB) policy framework implemented by the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Ceiling Tariff of ₹3.10/kWh Set for Maharashtra’s Solar Agricultural Feeder Program

NSEFI Issues Recommendations to Help Attain India’s Solar Targets

India has set a solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity addition target of 100 GW by 2022. According to Mercom’s India Solar Tracker, so far over 26 GW of solar PV capacity ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Uttar Pradesh Retenders 500 MW of Solar Projects

Uttar Pradesh Retenders 500 MW of Solar Projects

The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has retendered 500 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity to be developed across Uttar Pradesh. The bid-submission deadline is ...
NSEFI Expresses its Concerns Over Safeguard Duty to Ministry of Commerce and MNRE

NSEFI Expresses its Concerns Over Safeguard Duty to Ministry of Commerce and MNRE

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has written to the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, and the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) expressing concerns regarding the ...
Jinko Solar Signs 240 MW Solar Module Supply Deal in Vietnam

NSEFI Requests Uttar Pradesh to Honor Tariff Discovered in Recent Solar Auction

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has written to the energy minister of Uttar Pradesh to honor the tariffs discovered in the recently concluded 1,000 MW solar photovoltaic ...
Project Developers Seek Power Minister’s Help to Save Solar Assets in Karnataka

Project Developers Seek Power Minister’s Help to Save Solar Assets in Karnataka

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has requested the Minister of Power, R. K. Singh to intervene and save the commissioned solar photovoltaic (PV) assets in the state ...
Spanish Photovoltaic Union and NSEFI Collaborate to Promote Solar in India

Spanish Photovoltaic Union and NSEFI Collaborate to Promote Solar in India

The Spanish Photovoltaic Union (UNEF) and the National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) have formed a partnership to promote solar energy and promote the interests of the solar sector ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
MNRE Issues Advisory

MNRE Issues Advisory Asking States to Extend Project Commissioning Timeline for Select Solar Projects

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has advised states to extend project commissioning timelines for select solar projects. The extension will be applicable to solar projects that have ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
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National Solar Energy Federation of India Seeks Extension of Solar Project Commissioning Dates in Uttar Pradesh

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has sought an extension of project commissioning timeline for six solar projects in Uttar Pradesh. The NSEFI wrote a letter to the ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale