Tags: All India Solar Industries Association

Govt should impose 50 percent BCD on solar equipment: AISIA

All India Solar Industries Association (AISIA) on Thursday urged the government to impose at least 50 per cent BCD (basic custom duty) on solar equipment for sustenance of domestic manufacturers. Following the coronavirus-related disruption, the Indian solar manufacturing sector has witnessed a major downfall with exports witnessing a decline, said the association in a statement. […]

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Aatmanirbhar Bharat: imports restriction may not let solar sector see low tariffs says Experts

As India focuses on promoting ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ and reducing imports from China, the solar sector may not witness a repeat of Rs 2.36 per unit tariff discovered recently unless and until the country achieves scales, experts said. The tariff discovered in the recently concluded tranche IX auction for inter-state transmission systems (ISTS) solar projects by […]

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AISIA appreciates Union Budget proposals

The Union Budget proposals presented by the Finance Minister on 5 July ’19, were appreciated by the All India Solar Industries Association (AISIA) for making the farmers Urja producers and the  positive intentions of the Government towards to Power sector in. The announcement of ‘One Nation, One Grid’ scheme, for affordable power to the states […]

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AISIA recommends raising of export incentives to 10% for Solar modules manufacturing sector

Raising concerns that the survival of the Solar Modules Manufacturers Industry is at stake, the All India Solar Industries Association (AISIA) today in its pre-budget recommendations suggested that this is the right time for providing manufacturing incentives, such as subsidies for Power, Capital, Interest and depreciation to this industry, duty free import of manufacturing equipment. […]

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AISIA opposes safeguard duty on import of Solar panels, cells

Strongly opposing the proposed blanket safeguard duty on import of solar panels and cells, AISIA (All India Solar Industries Association) has said that the levy will badly impact solar manufacturers operating out of the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) across the country. The SEZ units are treated on par with foreign manufacturers and any hence any […]

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GST led to 10-12 % rise in cost of solar projects: AISIA

The GST has led to 10-12 per cent rise in overall cost of solar projects, the All India Solar Industries Association (AISIA) has said, while petitioning the government against the rise in tax incidence on solar power equipment under the new regime. This will, in turn, result in increase in the cost of power, AISIA […]

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