Indian Solar Module Manufacturing Capacity to Reach 95 GW by 2025

Indian Solar Module Manufacturing Capacity to Reach 95 GW by 2025

India's solar photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturing capacity exceeded 39 GW at the end of September 2022 and is expected to reach ~95 GW by the end of the calendar year ...
LONGi Plans New 100 GW Wafer and 50 GW Cell Production Capacity

LONGi Plans New 100 GW Wafer and 50 GW Cell Production Capacity

LONGi Green Energy Technology has signed an investment agreement with the local government of Shaanxi province to manufacture 100 GW of monocrystalline silicon wafers and 50 GW monocrystalline cell. The ...
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EU’s New Carbon Deal Will Accelerate Exporters’ Transition to Renewables

EU’s New Carbon Deal Will Accelerate Exporters’ Transition to Renewables

The members of the European Parliament have reached a deal to implement the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) effective 2023, to incentivize non-EU countries to enhance their climate goals and ...
US Clarifies Scope of Anti-Circumvention Probe into Solar Module Imports

US Clarifies Scope of Anti-Circumvention Probe into Solar Module Imports

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) has clarified the scope of the anti-circumvention investigation, saying that it will allow the import of solar modules assembled in non-Southeast Asian countries using ...
Silicon Wafer Maker CubicPV to Build 10 GW Mono-Wafer Capacity in US

Silicon Wafer Maker CubicPV to Build 10 GW Mono-Wafer Capacity in US

Silicon Wafer Manufacturer CubicPV said it has been spurred by Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) to build 10 GW of conventional mono-wafer capacity in the United States, which will bridge the ...
Adani Starts Construction of its 30,000 MTPA Polysilicon Manufacturing Facility

Adani Starts Construction of its 30,000 MTPA Polysilicon Manufacturing Facility

Adani Enterprises becomes the first company to start the construction of a polysilicon and monosilane manufacturing facility to be constructed in Mundra, Gujarat. State-owned construction and engineering company Engineers India ...
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Rollback of 15% Export Duty on Steel Likely to Push Prices Up

Rollback of 15% Export Duty on Steel Likely to Push Prices Up

The solar power industry is expecting steel prices to rise but without any substantial impact on the project costs after the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) withdrew the 15% ...
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BCD Effect India’s Solar Imports Down, Exports Surge 642% YoY in Q3 2022

BCD Effect: India’s Solar Imports Down, Exports Surge 642% YoY in Q3 2022

India exported solar cells and modules worth $157 million (~₹12.76 billion) in the third quarter (Q3) of the calendar year (CY) 2022, an increase of 642% year-over-year (YoY) compared to ...
Smaller Solar Manufacturers are Diving Into EPC Business to Utilize Their Own Modules

Smaller Solar Manufacturers are Diving Into EPC Business to Utilize Their Own Modules

Manufacturers see better margins with in-house EPC for small solar projects About 40 small manufacturers have either just started or plan to begin EPC services Small module makers find EPC ...
Companies Urge EU to Boost Investment in Solar Manufacturing Facilities

Companies Urge EU to Boost Investment in Solar Manufacturing Facilities

Company heads of 13 leading European solar organizations have urged the European Commission to call for action to boost investment in the continent’s solar photovoltaic (PV) industrial base and reinforce ...
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US Pauses Circumvention Duties on Solar Panel Imports With Anti-Stockpiling Conditions

US Pauses Circumvention Duties on Solar Panel Imports With Anti-Stockpiling Conditions

The United States has paused the imposition of anti-dumping and countervailing duty on imported solar cells and modules, which have been undergoing circumvention proceedings for two years. The U.S. government ...
Daily Wrap-Up: India’s Pennar Wins NTPC’s EPC Tender for a 500 MW Solar Project

After Global Supply Chain Woes, Domestic Supply Deficit Hits Solar Developers in India

The government's move to cut dependence on China and promote local manufacturing of modules for solar installations has hindered developers as domestic supply is substantially short of demand. At the ...
Tranche II of Production-Linked Incentive Program for Solar Modules Gets Cabinet Nod

Tranche II of Production-Linked Incentive Program for Solar Modules Gets Cabinet Nod

The Union Cabinet has approved the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy’s (MNRE) proposal for the implementation of the second phase (Tranche II) of the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) program ...
Websol, Amp Energy Form JV to Manufacture Solar Cells and Modules

Websol, Amp Energy Form JV to Manufacture Solar Cells and Modules

Kolkata-based solar cells and modules manufacturer Websol Energy and Amp Energy India have formed a joint venture to manufacture up to 1.2 GW of mono PERC solar cells and modules ...
Domestic Manufacturing Segment Ready to Meet Country's Growing Solar Needs

Domestic Manufacturing Segment Ready to Meet Country’s Growing Solar Needs

The Indian government is doing its best to boost domestic manufacturing under the 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' initiative. In April last year, the Union Cabinet approved the production-linked incentive (PLI) program to push gigawatt-scale ...
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Websol Energy to Set Up a 1.8 GW Solar Cell and Module Manufacturing Plant

Websol Energy to Set Up a 1.8 GW Solar Cell and Module Manufacturing Plant

Kolkata-based solar cells and modules manufacturer Websol Energy System has approved the issue of 23,80,000 equity shares of ₹10 (~$0.126) each at an issue price of ₹105 (~$1.329). The shares ...
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Renew Power to Increase its Module Manufacturing Capacity to 6 GW

Renew Power to Increase its Module Manufacturing Capacity to 6 GW

Independent Power Producer ReNew Power has announced that it is increasing its module manufacturing capacity to 6 GW from the 4 GW that was planned earlier. The planned capital expenditure ...
/ / Manufacturing, Modules, Solar
Solar Tracker Manufacturer Arctech's Joint Venture in India Starts Trial Operations

Solar Tracker Manufacturer Arctech’s Joint Venture in India Starts Trial Operations

Arctech, a solar tracking and building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) solutions provider, announced its first joint venture Jash Energy — a 3 GW solar tracker factory in India, which has begun ...
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Duty on Export of Steel Expected to Bring Down Cost of Solar Module Mounting Structures

Duty on Export of Steel Expected to Bring Down Cost of Solar Module Mounting Structures

The Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) has imposed a duty of 15% on the export of steel. The move is likely to bring down the prices of solar mounting ...
/ / Manufacturing, Solar
TotalEnergies, ENEOS Partner to Develop 2 GW Solar Capacity for C&I Entities in Asia

TotalEnergies, ENEOS Partner to Develop 2 GW Solar Capacity for C&I Entities in Asia

TotalEnergies, a global multinational integrated oil and gas firm, has entered into a 50-50 partnership with Japanese petroleum company ENEOS to develop 2 GW of decentralized onsite solar capacity for ...
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Feasibility of Domestic Solar Manufacturing Initiative and Demand Visibility

Feasibility of Domestic Solar Manufacturing Initiative and Demand Visibility

The government is pushing for solar manufacturing in India with restrictive and enabling policies. In April this year, the Union Cabinet approved the production-linked incentive (PLI) program for the 'National Program ...
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Shell to Develop Utility-Scale Solar Projects in the UK

Shell to Develop Utility-Scale Solar Projects in the UK

Global energy conglomerate Royal Dutch Shell has signed a framework agreement with the renewable energy developer Island Green Power to develop solar photovoltaic (PV) projects with co-located battery storage potential ...
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IREDA’s 10 GW Solar Module Manufacturing Tender Receives Strong Response

IREDA’s 10 GW Solar Module Manufacturing Tender Receives Strong Response

The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA)’s tender for setting up manufacturing capacities for vertically-integrated high-efficiency solar modules under the production-linked incentive (PLI) program received a strong response from the ...
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Using Covalent Organic Frameworks as Photocatalysts for Solar-to-Fuel Production

Using Covalent Organic Frameworks as Photocatalysts for Solar-to-Fuel Production

A multinational team of researchers have shown that covalent organic frameworks (COFs), a new class of light-absorbing compounds (photocatalysts), could be utilized as a potential solution for solar-to-fuel production. The ...
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First Solar to Set Up a 3.3 GW Thin Film Solar Module Manufacturing Facility in India

First Solar to Set Up a 3.3 GW Thin Film Solar Module Manufacturing Facility in India

First Solar, a U.S.-based manufacturer of solar modules, announced that it would invest $684 million to set up a new, vertically integrated photovoltaic (PV) thin film solar module manufacturing facility ...
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