Sudden Rush in Solar Market after MNRE declared revised BIS dates

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has released the revised schedule and enforcement date of Solar Photovoltaic Systems/Devices/Components Goods. As per the notice, it has now been decided that the said order in respect of SPVModules shall come into force w.e.f. 1.4.2018 except for fire test which will be effective w.e.f. 1.07.2018.

For invertor testing, test labs have been requested to obtain approval of BIS by 31.03.2018 for testing invertors of capacities up to 100kW and by 1.09.2018 for capacities more than 100kW.

The notice also mentions that –

In case the sample fails to conform to the Indian Standards, the project developer will be penalised as per the provision contained in the Quality Control Order and guidelines of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India

 

https://mnre.gov.in/sites/default/files/webform/notices/Revised-Schedule-of-CRO_SPV-2017.pdf

The Solar Industry which was breathing a sigh of relief after getting clarity on the Solar Duty is back in a conundrum.

Buyers have seen the panic during custom confusions, therefore this news is expected to create a rush among panel and inverter buyer in the market who will like to hedge their risk by stocking solar panels and inverters in advance.

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