Impact of Safeguard Duty Much hasn’t changed for the local solar cell and panel manufacturers even in the nine months after the imposition of safeguard duty on imported solar cells and panels in India. About 90% of panels used in Indian solar projects are imported because they are cheaper. There were many reasons that led to an increase in […]

Longi continues to hit the ball out of the solar park even as other firms fail Longi has become one of the most successful companies in the cutthroat solar market, where rapidly changing industry and technology trends can bankrupt even the largest companies in a few short years. The history of the solar industry is […]

The Chinese government has been exceptional in establishing its dominance on rapid growth in new industries. Its private sector has also responded well, leveraging the strengths of the Chinese state to rapidly increase scale, improve technology and capture global markets. The solar market globally has become the playground of Chinese companies with hardly one or […]

New Domestic Solar Manufacturing Plan – India The Indian government has always made it a mission to support domestic manufacturing of solar products in the country. Though India has succeeded in installing massive amounts of solar energy, most of it is powered by imports from China as domestic manufacturers languish due to the insane competition […]

 Total Capacity exceeds 6 GW The southern states of India have been installing solar energy at a rapid pace driven by their perennial shortages of power seen after independence. The solar energy revolution came as a godsend to these states as they rapidly installed solar power to cover up their power deficits. Telangana, AP, Karnataka […]

Why has Solar Growth slowed down India installed around 8 GW of solar capacity last year which was a fall from 2017, as rising duties on solar panel imports and tender cancellation led to the dampening of growth. However, despite the fall in growth, India was the third largest country in the world in terms […]