Tender Released for Supply of 1.8 Million Multicrystalline Solar Cells

Tender Released for Supply of 1.8 Million Multicrystalline Solar Cells

Central Electronics Limited (CEL) has floated a tender for 1.8 million multicrystalline solar photovoltaic cells with wattage greater than 4.68W. Bidders are not required to pay an earnest money deposit ...
Bids Invited for Supply of 300,000 Multicrystalline Solar Cells

Bids Invited for Supply of 300,000 Multicrystalline Solar Cells

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the central government and the Rajasthan government, has floated a tender for 300,000 multicrystalline silicon solar cells with a wattage ...
REIL Floats Tender for 200,000 Multicrystalline Solar Cells

REIL Floats Tender for 200,000 Multicrystalline Solar Cells

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the center and the Rajasthan government, has floated a tender for 200,000 multicrystalline silicon solar cells of 4.67W. Bidders are ...
CEL Floats Two Tender for 1,430,000 Solar Cells

CEL Floats Two Tenders for 1,430,000 Solar Cells

Central Electronics Limited (CEL), a public sector enterprise under the Government of India’s Ministry of Science and Technology, has floated two tenders for 1,430,000 solar photovoltaic (PV) cells. The first ...
BHEL Floats Tender for 18,000 Mono PERC Solar Cells

BHEL Floats Tender for 18,000 Mono PERC Solar Cells

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has floated a tender for 18,000 monocrystalline passivated emitter and rear cell (PERC) solar cells. The cells must be 158.75 ×158.75 ± 0.5 mm in ...
Adani Solar’s Mundra Unit to Expand its Cell and Module Manufacturing Capacity by 2 GW

Adani Solar’s Mundra Unit to Expand its Cell and Module Manufacturing Capacity by 2 GW

Adani Solar plans to expand its cell and module manufacturing facility with an additional capacity building of 2 GW. “The new capacity will come online in 2021. The proposed capacity ...
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BHEL Floats Tender for Multicrystalline Solar Cells

BHEL Floats Tender for Multicrystalline Solar Cells

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), a government undertaking, has floated a tender for the supply of 286,000 multicrystalline solar photovoltaic (PV) cells. BHEL noted that interested bidders need not submit ...
REIL’s New Tender Calls for Supply of 200,000 Multicrystalline Silicon Solar Cells

REIL’s New Tender Calls for Supply of 200,000 Multicrystalline Silicon Solar Cells

The Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the center and the Rajasthan government, issued a tender for 200,000 multicrystalline silicon solar cells. The company sought the ...
Average Cost of Lithium-ion Battery Cell Likely to Plummet to $100_kWh in 2023_ Report

Average Cost of Lithium-ion Battery Cell Likely to Plummet to $100/kWh in 2023: Report

Average lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery cell cost will fall below $100/kWh in the next three years, while improved cheaper technologies and economies of scale will drive it down to $73/kWh by ...
REIL Tenders for 600,000 Multicrystalline Solar Cells from Domestic Manufacturers

REIL Tenders for 600,000 Multicrystalline Solar Cells from Domestic Manufacturers

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the Government of India and the Government of Rajasthan, has issued a notice inviting tender (NIT) for 600,000 multicrystalline solar ...
What it Takes to Ramp Up Solar Manufacturing in India

What it Takes to Ramp Up Solar Manufacturing in India

The Indian solar industry has been dependent on imported solar cells and modules since the inception of the National Solar Mission. The focus so far has been on project development ...
India Extends Imposition of Safeguard Duty on Solar Imports by Another Year

India Extends Imposition of Safeguard Duty on Solar Imports by Another Year

The Department of Revenue under the Ministry of Finance (MoF) has issued a notification imposing safeguard duty (SGD) on the import of solar cells and modules to India for another ...
ITI Limited Floats Tender for Over Half a Million Multicrystalline Solar Cells

ITI Limited Floats Tender for Over Half a Million Multicrystalline Solar Cells

ITI Limited, a public sector undertaking under the Department of Telecommunication, Ministry of Communications, has floated a tender for the supply of 531,360 multicrystalline solar cells. The estimated value of ...
India Set to Extend Levy of Safeguard Duty on Solar Imports by Another Year

India Set to Extend Levy of Safeguard Duty on Solar Imports by Another Year

The Director-General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) has recommended the extension of the safeguard duty (SGD) on the import of solar cells and modules to India for another year starting July ...
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 ...
Chhattisgarh to Empanel Installers of Rooftop Solar Systems

Chhattisgarh to Empanel Installers of Rooftop Solar Systems

The Chhattisgarh State Renewable Energy Development Agency (CREDA) has issued a tender to empanel rooftop solar installers. The deadline for the submission of bids is July 1, 2020, while the ...
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CEL Seeks Domestic Manufacturers for 300,000 Multicrystalline Solar Cells

CEL Seeks Domestic Manufacturers for 300,000 Multicrystalline Solar Cells

Central Electronics Limited (CEL) has floated a tender for the supply of 300,000 domestically manufactured multicrystalline solar cells with a wattage of 4.52 Wp. The company did not impose any ...
REIL Announces Tender for 1.1 Million Multicrystalline Solar Cells

REIL Announces Tender for 1.1 Million Multicrystalline Solar Cells

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the Government of India and the Government of Rajasthan, has invited bids for 1.1 million solar cells with wattages of ...
Implications of COVID-19 lockdown on Indian solar industry

Implications of COVID-19 Lockdown on Indian Solar Industry

The outbreak of COVID-19 has brought the world to a standstill, disrupting businesses globally. To fight the outbreak, the Government of India ordered a complete lockdown from March 24, 2020, ...
Trina Solar Achieves 23.39% Efficiency in PERC Cells

Trina Solar Achieves 23.39% Efficiency in PERC Cells

Trina Solar has announced that its State Key Laboratory (SKL) of photovoltaic (PV) science and technology (PVST) has fabricated Passivated Emitter Rear Cells (PERC) with a 23.39% power conversion efficiency ...
Jinko’s Bifacial Solar Modules Achieve Efficiency of 22.49%

Jinko’s Bifacial Solar Modules Achieve Efficiency of 22.49%

JinkoSolar, a China-based solar module manufacturer, has announced that it has broken the world record for maximum conversion efficiency for its bifacial solar modules, hitting 22.49%. With this, the company ...
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New Tender Announced for 7.2 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects in Madhya Pradesh’s Mandideep

New Tender Announced for 7.2 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects in Madhya Pradesh’s Mandideep

The NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited (NVVN), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC), has floated a tender for 7.2 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar photovoltaic ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Solar Cell Manufacturers Rally in Support of Domestic Cell Usage in KUSUM Program

Solar Cell Manufacturers Rally in Support of Domestic Cell Usage in KUSUM Program

In a letter addressed to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy’s (MNRE), the Indian Solar Manufacturers Association (ISMA), has expressed its support to the government’s decision to utilize indigenous ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Central Electronics Calls for Domestic Manufacturers to Supply 100,000 Chip Solar Cells

Central Electronics Calls for Domestic Manufacturers to Supply 100,000 Chip Solar Cells

The Central Electronics Limited (CEL), a public sector enterprise of the government of India, has issued a tender to procure 100,000 chip solar cells of 2.97-Watt capacity from domestic manufacturers ...
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India’s Solar Imports Declined by 40% in Q1 2019

India’s Solar Imports Declined by 40% in Q1 2019

India’s solar imports witnessed significant decline year-over-year (YOY) in the first quarter (Q1) of the calendar year (CY) 2019, according to the latest trade data. Solar modules and cells of ...