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Chinese solar panels to face quality control barrier

The government had recently reduced incentives to indigenous solar equipment manufacturers

Shreya Jai  |  New Delhi 

 The Centre is looking to restrict the influx of low-quality, cheap solar panels, a major component in the industry that is experiencing a fall in tariffs, from China. The government is designing standards for solar panels, which would also help it identify domestic and overseas suppliers. "We are looking at tighter quality control so that we get good quality equipments for our solar programme. There will be a process to maintain tighter standards to maintain efficiency," said a senior government official. The government had recently reduced incentives to indigenous ...

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First Published: Thu, May 25 2017. 01:24 IST
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