ALMM deadline extended to September 30, 2020

The MNRE with the approval of the power minister has decided to extend the deadlines for approved list of models and manufacturers (ALMM) List I (solar PV modules) and ALMM List II (solar PV cells) by six months, from March 31, 2020 to September 30, 2020. This has been done due to the disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and the prevalent situation because of the subsequent lockdown. To ensure the reliability of solar PV manufacturers and protect consumers’ interests, the MNRE had issued the Approved Models and Manufacturers of Solar Photovoltaic Modules Order, 2019. According to this order, List I consist of models and manufacturers of solar PV modules and List II consists of models and manufacturers of solar PV cells. The effective date for the implementation of the lists was fixed as March 31, 2020.