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The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Energy has rapped the government for its ‘dismal performance’ in setting up solar energy systems at defence establishments. These observations were made in the 28th report of the committee titled National Solar Mission – An Appraisal.

As of 2011, Gurgaon had a population of about 9 lakh, witnessing rapid urbanisation.

New projects not to have local sourcing clause, on which WTO had raised objections

Badly hit by a shrinking market and idle capacity, local manufacturers of solar cells and modules have decided to approach the government again seeking to impose a ‘safeguard duty’ on imported equi

New contracts signed after December 14, under JNNSM, have to be without domestic content requirement

The finance ministry has rejected an ambitious Rs 20,000-crore plan to prop up local solar equipment manufacturers with incentives and subsidies to help them withstand the flood of Chinese imports,

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call to boost domestic manufacturing of solar energy equipment is expected to see streamlined efforts.

Solar power tariffs appear to be on a free fall in India to find a new floor at Rs 2.62 per unit, some 18% lower than the average price of Rs 3.20 charged by India's largest generation utility NTPC

The 10 MW pilot solar power plant near the airstrip in Neyveli.
A 130-MW solar plant will come up at Neyeveli Township on 650 acres of land

Puts on hold decision on approaching WTO panel against US

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