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The Adani SEZ at Mundra, Gujarat, which houses two mega power projects based on imported coal, is witnessing a mega green plan.

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Using state of the art technology, including robotics and equipment from world leaders in the solar sector, the facility has generated close to 2,000 jobs.

This unit is canada goose outlet jackets all the more remarkable because it comes at a time when cheap Chinese solar panels have become entrenched in the Indian market.

So, though Adani Green Energy executives are confident of their technology matching the global trend, competitive pricing and demand are likely to remain challenges.

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Over the past three years, global overcapacity has seen the price of panels crash to 32 cents per kWh from 50 cents per kWh.

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The domestic industry via the Indian Solar Manufacturers Association has pleaded for a retrospective duty on importers, arguing that steady imports have considerably damaged the indigenous sector.

The current installed capacity of Indian solar cell manufacturing is around 1,386 MW and that of modules (a packaged connect assembly of solar cells) is canada goose parka uk close https://www.canadagoosessale.org to 2,500 MW. Less than 20 per cent of canada goose factory outlet vancouver manufacturing capacity is operational for lack of demand.

Of the total solar power generating capacity, more than 75 per cent is built on imported cells from China, 15 per cent from the US and domestic producers account for the rest.

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IMAGE: Domestic solar modules manufacturers have approached the Directorate General for Anti Dumping for the second time to levy penalties on Chinese counterparts for dumping ultra cheap panels in India. Photograph: Kind courtesy Oregon Department of Transportation/Creative Commons

The industry is, however, unsure whether this alone will bring achche din for solar panel and module makers.

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In its latest CEO survey, it mentioned that 55 per cent of the sector CEOs feel that poor quality equipment is being dumped in India in response to the sharp fall in prices.

Indeed, more than 85,000 crore ( 850 billion) worth of investments in the country have canada goose outlet canada been dormant on account of cheap Chinese imports, resulting in, as one industry analysis puts it, the creation of a self inflicted loss making industry.

Khanna feels imposing duty would hardly help because eco system is still missing for solar manufacturing in India. modules typically comes with a performance commitment of 25 years. Quoting international reports, he points out that in one in five companies in China is going off the radar every year. there is a possibility that all five of them will go off radar in five years.

Touted as a strict quality measure to filter out sub standard content, both domestic and imported panels will be under its purview.

MNRE has listed six standards for different equipment, including solar panels and batteries used in solar power projects.

The standards are designed under the Bureau of Indian Standards Act and would be governed by it and enforced after 12 months.

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IMAGE: Fifty five per cent of the solar energy sector CEOs feel that poor quality equipment is being dumped in India in response to the sharp fall in prices. Photograph: Kind courtesy International Water Management Institute(IWMI)/ Creative Commons

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Initially, a portion of projects under National Solar Mission was reserved for domestic manufacturers, but the World Trade Organisation regulations ruled that out.

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