Ministry of New and Renewable Energy released the approved list of models and manufacturers (ALMM) to be used for its projects.
The ALMM list includes 23 manufacturers and their vetted modules which will be eligible for use in Government projects, schemes, bids which are out on or after 10th April 2021 as per the notification.
In June 2020, R.K. Singh, Power and Renewable Energy Minister had said that the approved list of models and manufacturers was set to announced in September and implement from October. Such a provision was long waited by the Indian domestic manufacturing industry.
The ALMM decision just comes next day after the announcement of imposition of 40% BCD on Modules and 25% Solar Cells. It’s yet another boost for India’s domestic solar manufacturing industry.
To view ALMM list of 23 manufacturers refer below document:
MNRE announced that it’s proposal to impose BCD on solar cells and modules (without grandfathering of bid-out projects) has been agreed to by the Ministry of Finance.