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India: Only 5% GST on solar modules instead of 18%

India: Only 5% GST on solar modules instead of 18%

The solar industry is relieved by the recent likely decision of the GST council in India to levy only 5% tax on solar panels instead of 18% proposed earlier. This could mean only a marginal rise in solar power projects costs.

India: unclear GST tax leaves industry puzzled

India: unclear GST tax leaves industry puzzled

<< UPDATE: Meanwhile, the GST was lowered to 5% instead of 18%. >> The Indian government is planning on an 18% tax for solar cells and modules as part of the new Goods and Service Tax (GST) Bill. However, this number is considered bewildering by many and is highly discussed. The final tax might eventually be an entirely different one.

Solar market in India expected to almost double in 2017

Solar market in India expected to almost double in 2017

India seems to have overcome the rough patches its solar sector went through over the past years. With a variety of new projects and developments in sight, the future of the solar market in India is in fact one of the rosiest.

India’s power generation capacity over 300GW

India’s power generation capacity over 300GW

The total of Indian power generation capacity has crossed the 300 GW mark, including 42 GW of renewable power. The country is set to achieve its ambitious clean energy goals. And fossil fuel players are trying to get in on the game.

Interview with Kumar Gaurav: CO-Founder Sun Bazaar

India´s first solar marketplace shall aim to provide a cloud based trading platform to the buyers and sellers in the B2B industry along with the marketing and analytics features. The online solar marketplace, “Solarbiz” shall also be accessible to end users with the vision to ease the gap of discovery and end-to-end service. Kumar Gaurav, Co-Founder of SunBazaar, answered some general questions for us to provide an inside look into the indian solar market and the impact of SunBazaar.

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