27 May '14, 12pm

[News] Indian trade duties threaten existing projects, warns First Solar

First Solar enjoyed early success in India but struggled in a recent solar capacity auction. Source: First Solar. The threat of solar trade tariffs could derail projects in India, according US thin-film manufacturer First Solar. The company, which could face tariffs of US$0.11/W on its modules under the new anti-dumping duties, said projects that have already signed power purchase agreements (PPA) could be at risk. “The decision if imposed will create an immediate impact on the economic viability of ongoing projects under development where firm PPAs have been executed, while for future bids the power tariffs will certainly witness a steep hike and hinder the significant progress which was made in recent times, which could result in shrinking the demand for solar in India,” a company spokesman said. The Indian government has recommended duties of US$0.81/W on Chinese manufa...

Full article: http://www.pv-tech.org/news/indian_trade_duties_threaten_...

Tweets

REC Solar warns that UK policy changes will dam...

solarserver.com 27 May '14, 7am

Citing the example of market problems in Germany, REC Solar ASA (Oslo) says that the uncertainty which is being introduced...

Indian solar PV plants report consistently high...

solarserver.com 27 May '14, 7am

India's solar photovoltaic (PV) plants commissioned under the nation's National Solar Mission (NSM) reported consistently ...

Breaking news: US slaps heavy duties on Chinese...

pv-tech.org 04 Jun '14, 6am

The US Department of Commerce has announced preliminary anti-subsidy rates of up to 35% for Chinese solar manufacturers. A...

4,150 MW Of New Solar Via New GCL-Poly Projects

4,150 MW Of New Solar Via New GCL-Poly Projects

cleantechnica.com 27 May '14, 11pm

The new deals include: one with Guodian unit GD Solar to develop 3 GW of solar PV capacity; one with Xi’an Huanghe Photovo...

Solar trade war: U.S. DOC sets preliminary anti...

solarserver.com 03 Jun '14, 9pm

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) has imposed preliminary anti-subsidy tariffs (countervailing duties or CVD) of 19-35...

New Projects to Advance Cost-Effective Concentr...

edcmag.com 28 May '14, 12pm

The Energy Department announced $10 million for six new research and development projects that will advance innovative con...

WEG launches Brazil solar project #solar #green

renewableenergyfocus.com 27 May '14, 10am

WEG has supplied a complete solar photovoltaic plant for the Energy Company, Pernambuco State (Celpe), part of the Neoener...

US-China Trade Dispute Disrupts Solar Success

renewableenergyworld.com 30 May '14, 8pm

In the last five years, the installed cost of PV solar has dropped about 75 percent, driven largely by the falling price o...

EPA Set to Unveil Climate Proposal for Existing Power Plants

EPA Set to Unveil Climate Proposal for Existing...

spectrum.ieee.org 27 May '14, 8pm

Next week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will unveil its climate rule for existing power plants. The deta...

#JOB! @PassivhausTrust seeks new Communications...

passivhaustrust.org.uk 30 May '14, 11am

PHT seeks new Communications & Projects Assistant The Trust has a vacancy for a motivated and enthusiastic candidate to wo...

Did any Indian media reported this? Or did they hid it so as not to embarrass new PM

Did any Indian media reported this? Or did they...

channelnewsasia.com 26 May '14, 10am

AHMEDABAD: Indian police fired tear gas to break up clashes between Hindu and Muslim mobs in Narendra Modi's heartland of ...

US-China Trade Dispute Disrupts Solar Success

renewableenergyworld.com 30 May '14, 9pm

In the last five years, the installed cost of PV solar has dropped about 75 percent, driven largely by the falling price o...

[email protected] and @Groupon Offer First Of Its Kin...

solarcity.com 28 May '14, 1pm

This release contains forward-looking statements including, but not limited to, statements regarding expected savings on s...

#peakoil Starved for Power, New Indian Government Translates “Chicken in Every Pot” Into “Solar on Every Roof”...

#peakoil Starved for Power, New Indian Governme...

peakoil.com 25 May '14, 5pm

For coal exporting nations like Australia , however – who have been forging ahead with the development of new mega mines a...

India has published definitive anti-dumping dut...

pv-tech.org 23 May '14, 11am

India has published definitive anti-dumping duties on US, Chinese and Malaysian solar manufacturers. Source: Proinso. Indi...