Monthly Archive: May 2017

India slaps 18% tax on solar cells and modules

India has proposed an 18% sales tax for solar cells and modules. The country is establishing a national Goods and Services Tax (GST) with the rates for different sectors and products announced on Friday....

Power for 22L households in 18 mths: Goyal

Jaipur: About 22 lakh households in Rajasthan that are still out of bounds of power supply in rural areas are expected to get electricity in next 18 months under Deendayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana...

Haryana government exempts solar devices from VAT net

The Haryana government has exempted solar devices, equipment or parts used in the installation of solar power projects from Value Added Tax (VAT), to encourage entrepreneurs set up manufacturing of these items in the...

CERC comes to rescue of coal shortage hit Adani Power

Adani Power, which was disallowed by the Supreme Court to pass on higher imported coal prices to consumers, has got relief from Central Electricity Regulatory Authority (CERC). The regulator has allowed full compensation to...