In a recent development in Rajasthan, all consumers of electricity have now being exempted from Electricity Duty on Solar and will be charged ED only for the units they draw from the grid (refer). This would be valid till March 2018. Ideally, that should have been the case, however, so far that has not been the case pan Rajasthan. (more…)
On 9/11, Donald Trump was declared the 45th President of the United States of America. While it is unclear how a Trump Presidency will affect multiple issues like USA’s stand on war, taxes and the economy, his stance on climate change and renewable energy is clear. And it’s not looking good.
- Donald Trump has famously called climate change a “Chinese Hoax”. He has effecively denied what 99% of scientists have proven.
Yesterday at 8:30 PM, we all were witness to a very big move made by the Modi government to tackle the problem of undeclared income, demonetizing INR 500 and INR 1000 rupee notes. All the citizens have been asked to exchange their existing such notes from the banks for new ones (refer). This is a huge move which was kept absolutely secret from the public until 8:30 PM yesterday and has been implemented from today at 12 AM. (more…)
Mumbai/Pforzheim/Freiburg, October 19, 2016 – The Indian solar market is experiencing strong growth, bringing it ever closer to the Indian government’s goal of increasing the installed photovoltaic (PV) capacity to 100 gigawatts (GW) by 2022. Against the backdrop of this progress, Intersolar India opened today in the Bombay Exhibition Center in Mumbai. Over 230 exhibitors are presenting their products, services and solutions for the solar industry until October 21. The exhibition is accompanied by the Intersolar India Conference, where the Indian solar market and private roof-mounted installations are the center of attention. (more…)