Category: Solar

Solar energy, radiant light and heat from the sun, is harnessed using a range of ever-evolving technologies such as solar heating, solar photovoltaics, solar thermal electricity, solar architecture and artificial photosynthesis.

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....

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...

Sale of solar-powered pumpsets on the rise

Failure of monsoon in some States, delays in getting a power connection for agriculture and government subsidies have contributed to an increase in the sale of solar-powered pumpsets in the country. According to the...