MNRE to introduce quality check system for solar products

The key question of course is whether MNRE has the required expertise within itself for preparing such benchmarking procedures. While it might seem simple enough, panels and inverters could get rather complex if one starts getting into the micro details. Which is why I will be interested to know if India has expertise enough to prepare such quality benchmarks. Not that it is too much of a problem if we don’t – the Germans are always there to help us, and if one were to go by the number of German companies present at Intersolar, access to these experts should hardly be an issue!

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