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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Solar Module Manufacturers in Asia Account of 92% of the Global Production: Report

Solar Module Manufacturers in Asia Account of 92% of the Global Production: Report

In its latest report, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE) has stated that manufacturers in Asia accounted for 92% (over 130 GW) of global solar module production in 2020, ...
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Explosion at Hoshine Silicon’s Polysilicon Plant in China Threatens Supply

Explosion at Hoshine Silicon’s Polysilicon Plant in China Threatens Supply

A massive explosion was reported at a polysilicon factory in the city of Shihezi in China’s Xinjiang region. The plant produces raw materials for polysilicon used in the production of ...
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Coal India Forms Subsidiaries for Solar Manufacturing and Renewable Energy Projects

Coal India Forms Subsidiaries for Solar Manufacturing and Renewable Energy Projects

Coal India Limited (CIL) has recently announced forming two wholly-owned subsidiaries for undertaking solar photovoltaic manufacturing and renewable energy projects. While CIL Solar PV Limited has been incorporated for manufacturing ...
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Tata Power Solar Doubles Cells, Modules Manufacturing Capacity to 1,100 MW

Tata Power Solar Doubles Cells, Modules Manufacturing Capacity to 1,100 MW

Tata Power Solar has announced the expansion of its manufacturing unit in Bengaluru, taking the total production capacity of cells and modules to 1,100 MW. The latest expansion move has ...
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The Time for Backward Integration in Solar Manufacturing Sector Has Come: Interview

The Time for Backward Integration in Solar Manufacturing Sector Has Come: Interview

Domestic manufacturing in the solar sector has always been a sore point in India. The government has taken several policy measures like the imposition of safeguard duty and basic customs ...
Premier Energies Set to Open a 1.5 GW Solar Manufacturing Facility in Hyderabad

Premier Energies Set to Open a 1.5 GW Solar Manufacturing Facility in Hyderabad

Premier Energies said that it would commission a 1.5 GW solar photovoltaic cell manufacturing facility in the next two months at E-city, Hyderabad, tripling its existing production capacity. The Secunderabad-based ...
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Budget 2021 Allocates ₹45 Billion For High-Efficiency Solar Modules Manufacturing

Budget 2021 Allocates ₹45 Billion For High-Efficiency Solar Modules Manufacturing

The Union Budget 2021 has allocated exclusive funds to expand renewables, especially solar and green hydrogen. The Budget has elaborated on the production-linked incentive program to help the solar manufacturing ...
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Eco-Friendly ZTO Buffer Developed for Kesterite Solar Cell

Eco-Friendly ZTO Buffer Developed for Kesterite Solar Cell

Researchers at Incheon National University claimed that they had developed a new eco-friendly ZTO buffer that can be used in solar panels instead of existing buffers made with toxic materials ...
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Coal India to Set Up Integrated Solar Wafer Manufacturing Facility

Coal India to Set Up Integrated Solar Wafer Manufacturing Facility

Coal India Limited (CIL) has received approval from its board to venture into the solar power value chain and aluminum value chain. In a BSE filing, the coal giant said ...
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DGTR Imposes Countervailing Duty of 9.71% on Solar Glass Imports from Malaysia

DGTR Imposes Countervailing Duty of 9.71% on Solar Glass Imports from Malaysia

The Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, has imposed a countervailing duty at 9.71% of the cost, insurance, and freight (CIF) value for five years ...
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Is Production Linked Incentive the Solution to Boost Domestic Solar Manufacturing_

Is Production Linked Incentive the Solution to Boost Domestic Solar Manufacturing?

The lack of financial and policy incentives to the domestic solar component manufacturing ecosystem is one of the primary factors holding back its growth, according to industry stakeholders. This may ...
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Gujarat’s Petroleum University Inaugurates a 45 MW Solar Module Manufacturing Unit

Gujarat’s Petroleum University Inaugurates a 45 MW Solar Module Manufacturing Unit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi e-inaugurated a 45 MW monocrystalline solar panel manufacturing unit at Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU) in Gujarat. "The setting up of the 45 MW solar panel ...
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China’s GCL-Poly Begins Construction of a 54,000 MT Polysilicon Facility

China’s GCL-Poly Begins Construction of a 54,000 MT Polysilicon Facility

Jiangsu Zhongneng Polysilicon, a subsidiary of Chinese major GCL-Poly Energy Holdings, announced the ground breaking of the first phase of its 54,000 metric tonnes (MT) polysilicon manufacturing facility using a ...
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ReneSola and Zhongnan Industry to Build a 3 GW Solar PV Manufacturing Unit

ReneSola and Zhongnan Industry to Build a 3 GW Solar PV Manufacturing Unit

ReneSola, a solar module manufacturer, announced that it is entering into a joint venture with the Zhongnan Industry, a subsidiary of Zhongnan Holding Group, to develop a solar PV manufacturing ...
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A Vertically Integrated Solar Module Manufacturing Facility Opens in Turkey

A Vertically Integrated Solar Module Manufacturing Facility Opens in Turkey

Turkey recently inaugurated its integrated solar module manufacturing facility according to local media reports. The major solar ingot-wafer-module-cell production factory owned by Kalyon Holding will be operated through an investment ...
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ReNew Power to Set Up 2 GW Solar Cell and Module Manufacturing Facility in India

ReNew Power to Set Up 2 GW Solar Cell and Module Manufacturing Facility in India

ReNew Power, an Indian independent power producer (IPP), has announced its plans to invest between ₹15 billion (~$200 million)-₹20 billion (~$266.7 million) to set up a 2 GW solar cell ...
China Proposes to Streamline Solar Manufacturing Expansion

China Proposes to Streamline Solar Manufacturing Expansion

The Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has issued a draft that proposes several guidelines for the manufacturing capacity of solar components in the country. China is the ...
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BHEL to Procure 12 Million Multicrystalline Solar Cells

BHEL to Procure 12 Million Multicrystalline Solar Cells

The Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), a government undertaking, has invited bids to manufacture and supply 12 million units of solar cells. The last date for the submission of bids ...
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Ginlong Solis Set to Double its Solar Inverter Production Capacity

Ginlong Solis Set to Double its Solar Inverter Production Capacity

Ginlong Technologies, one of the leading manufacturers of solar inverters, has laid out its plans to raise over $100 million (₹7.48 billion) through a non-public offering. The company aims to ...
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BHEL Calls Global OEMs to Set Up Solar and Energy Storage Manufacturing Units in India

BHEL Calls Global OEMs to Set Up Solar and Energy Storage Manufacturing Units in India

Bharat Heavy Electrical Limited (BHEL) has issued an Expression of Interest (EoI) inviting global companies to partner and leverage its facilities and capabilities for setting up a manufacturing base in ...
Adani Power Reports ₹22.75 Billion in Losses During FY 2019-20

Adani Power Reports ₹22.75 Billion in Losses During FY 2019-20

Adani Power Limited (APL), India’s largest private power generator, reported that its consolidated loss after tax widened to ₹22.75 billion (₹301.1 million) in the financial year (FY) 2019-20, up significantly ...
South Korean Polysilicon Manufacturer Hanwha to Close its Domestic Solar Business

South Korean Polysilicon Manufacturer Hanwha to Close its Domestic Solar Business

After one of the largest polysilicon manufacturers OCI brought down the shutters on its domestic production, Hanwha Solutions has also decided to close its solar-grade polysilicon business after accruing losses ...
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