News: The Hindu: NAL steers a wind-solar hybrid power pack

A solar-cum-wind energy system co-developed by the National Aerospace Laboratories promises to bring power to remote and rural areas that cannot be brought on to the electric grid. Northern Karnataka, villages in Malnad and the northeastern States would benefit from such self-supporting power source, NAL director Shyam Chetty said.

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News: The Hindu: Centre recommends anti-dumping levy on U.S., Chinese solar cells

The Commerce Ministry has recommended levying anti-dumping duty on solar cells imported from the U.S., Malaysia, China and Chinese Taipei, a move that would provide relief to struggling domestic manufacturers. Concluding the one-and-a-half year long probe into allegations that cheap solar cells are being dumped into India, the Ministry has suggested restrictive duty in the range of $0.11 to 0.81 per watt. The notification to impose anti-dumping duty is likely to be issued by the new government, which will assume office after swearing in of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister on May 26.

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Cold Storage Subsidy in India

Subsidy in India for setting up Cold Chain

The Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MOFPI) in India provides very good financial assistance for the setting up of a cold chain in India. This article briefly details the scheme available with MOFPI for setting up a cold chain in India.

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