The Government of India has launched a Standards & Labeling scheme for solar panels on October 20, 2023. The program was inaugurated by the Honorable Union Minister for Power and New & Renewable Energy, R. K. Singh. This initiative will make it easier for citizens to make informed and judicious decisions when purchasing solar photovoltaic modules. The star labeling scheme, prepared by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) for PV modules, will be effective from January 1, 2024, to December 31, 2025. Abhay Bakre, the Director General of BEE, stated that from now till the year 2030, at least 200 GW of solar panels are expected to be added. Read More