Renewable Energy

Govt puts in abeyance ALMM reimposition order

Arjun Dutt

Notable because

The ALMM specifies the models and manufacturers of solar PV modules and cells eligible for use in solar projects in India. By offering the possibility to restrict eligible equipment to those manufactured domestically, it may be viewed as a non-trade barrier that facilitates growth of domestic manufacturing. The ALMM was supposed to be enforced from 1 April 2024. However, with current domestic manufacturing capacity insufficient vis-à-vis India’s annual requirements, it has been put i

What to look out for in the months ahead

Will the ALMM be imposed at a future date?

Will projects that are not subsidised or sponsored by government entities, such as open-access projects, be exempted from ALMM obligations?