US safeguard duty to have nuanced implications for India

On 22nd January this year, the US government imposed 30% safeguard duty on imported solar cells and modules. The duty has been imposed for four years but will reduce by 5% every year. First 2.5 GW of imports every year shall be exempted from duties. As per WTO laws, imports from specified developing countries shall … Read more

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Trump budget cuts renewable energy office, ups nuclear weapons spending - ETEnergyworld.com

ETEnergyworld.comTrump budget cuts renewable energy office, ups nuclear weapons spending By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts spending by more than 65 percent for a research office on renewable energy and efficiency … and more …read more

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Mercom: India's Solar Power Capacity Rises to 20 GW in 2017 - MetalMiner

MetalMinerMercom India Research has claimed a record 9.5 GW of solar power capacity was likely added in 2017, taking the total solar power capacity operational in India to over 20 GWs. While there’s no official word from the Indian government yet, media reports … and more …read more

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Siemens Gamesa Signs 160 Megawatt Solar Deal In India - CleanTechnica

CleanTechnicaSiemens Gamesa, the world’s second-largest wind turbine manufacturer, announced this week that it is expanding its solar business, after successfully securing an order to provide a complete turnkey EPC solution for 160 megawatts of solar in India. It … and more …read more

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It’s raining RE tenders in India

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL), Gujarat government holding company for power distribution and transmission businesses in the state, announced a new 500 MW solar tender last week. The tender has an innovative provision in the form of a 500 MW green-shoe option. If GUVNL deems the lowest auction tariff attractive, it can exercise an … Read more

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Indonesia: Less headwinds for renewables now, says Indonesia ... - ETEnergyworld.com

ETEnergyworld.comHistorically, the prospects of getting commercial projects up and running in Indonesia’s renewable energy sector were bleak, with the government and s.. and more …read more

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Siemens Gamesa Signs 160 Megawatt Solar Deal In India

Clean Power Published on February 12th, 2018 by Joshua S Hill 0 February 12th, 2018 by Joshua S Hill  Siemens Gamesa, the world’s second-largest wind turbine manufacturer, announced this week that it is expanding its solar business, after successfully securing an order to provide a complete turnkey EPC solution for 160 megawatts of solar in India. … Read more

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