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Camron Barati, Maria Chea | June 20, 2017
Nevada regulators reinstate net metering, seek to increase RPS target In June 2017, Nevada regulators passed and signed into law a bill that will reinstate net metering and continue to push for increasing the State’s RPS target to 40%, up from 25%. When net metering was eliminated in December 2015, demand for residential PV in Nevada was significantly reduced. Restoring net metering will have an immediate and positive impact on the market, increasing demand for residential PV from the second half of 2017. Increasing the RPS target will ensure that long-term demand for utility-scale renewable energy sources in the market will remain strong.
Dharmendra Kumar | June 19, 2017
The government of India has decided to roll-out Goods and Service Tax (GST) rates by 1 July 2017. The GST Council has released the rates and grouped the products/goods in five different tax brackets (0%, 5%, 12%, 18%, and 28%). As per the GST rate schedule released, renewable energy devices & spare parts used for their manufacture will be taxed at 5%. Further in the description part of the rate schedule, it also says that solar power based devices and solar power generating systems will also fall under the 5% tax bracket. There has been a clarification provided by the GST Council that Solar panels will fall under the 5% tax bracket, bringing big relief to both developers and suppliers, since earlier drafts included solar panels under the 18% tax bracket.

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  • Sam Wilkinson, Frank Xie, Jessica Jin | June 28, 2017
    The PV Market Trend Survey - China is produced monthly and relies upon real shipment and installation data collected from suppliers and installers in the world’s largest PV market, in order to provide customers with a regularly updated and accurate check on its short- and medium-term development.
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  • Grid defection is fast becoming an attractive alternative for customers to reduce their energy costs
    Julian Jansen | June 23, 2017
    In this new report IHS Markit examines the drivers, economics and impact of grid defection. Pairing Solar PV with battery energy storage can decrease customer’s reliance on the electric grid – without reducing reliability and at prices which are becoming competitive with retail electricity rates.
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  • Victoria Fodale | June 19, 2017
    This is the fourth study from IHS on the global power supply market for medical applications. Each report provides the most detailed and up-to-date assessment of the market, including analysis on market growth opportunities by type, application and region, in cooperation with the Medical Devices and Equipment Group at IHS.
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  • Vicky Yussuff, David Green | June 28, 2017
    The number of devices enabled with wireless charging will exceed 300 million units a year for the first time in 2017, according to the latest IHS Markit forecast. Driven by shipments in mobile phones, laptops and wearables, this represents a 75 percent increase over 2016 levels as more consumers experience wireless charging for the first time and new applications adopt the technology. Meanwhile, consumer survey results show that consumer demand for wireless charging is growing each year, as the volume of enabled devices continues to rise.
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  • Camron Barati, Maria Chea | June 19, 2017
    The Solar Market Tracker- North America provides forecasts and analysis for installed PV capacity in the United States and Canada at a country level and at a US state level. ...
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    This Master Grid database is a power transmission and distribution (T&D) global study that will provide users with a foundation for understanding the global T&D hardware marketplace. The study shows the key metrics influencing grid technology purchasing within each country. Further detail about the database and the study can be found in the user’s guide.
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    Sam Wilkinson is a Senior Research Manager for the Solar and Energy Storage Research group at IHS Markit.

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