Indian farmers work near a newly installed water pump that relies on solar power. Photo: EPA

India’s tariff to protect its solar power industry from China and Malaysia has failed, as Vietnam and Thailand fill the void

  • India, which overtook Japan as China’s biggest solar panel export market in 2017, has been struggling to promote its domestic manufacturing industry
  • However, local producers can meet just 15 per cent of the country’s annual requirement, according to government estimates
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Indian farmers work near a newly installed water pump that relies on solar power. Photo: EPA
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