Average Cost to Build Large-Scale Solar Rises by 12% Year-Over-Year

Average Cost to Build Large-Scale Solar Rises by 12% Year-Over-Year

According to Mercom’s recently released Q2 2021 India Solar Market Update, the average cost of large-scale solar projects in the second quarter of 2021 (Q2 2021) was ₹38.6 million (~$529,036)/MW. The ...
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Freight Charges for Solar Module Imports Could Remain High for Six Months or More

Freight Charges for Solar Module Imports Could Remain High for Six Months or More

The Indian solar developers and engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) service providers have been hit hard by the increase in freight charges and the shortage of raw materials that have ...
Solar Supply Chain and Mitigating Market Surprises

Solar Supply Chain and Mitigating Market Surprises

Over the past year, the one certain thing in the solar industry has been the 'uncertainty.' Starting with the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent closing down of markets, labor challenges, ...
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500%-800% Rise in Freight Charges Adding Financial Burden on Solar Projects

500%-800% Rise in Freight Charges Adding Financial Burden on Solar Projects

Indian solar developers face a new challenge while importing modules, especially from China. Solar companies are reporting that shipping/freight charges have shot up substantially in the range of 500%-800% in ...
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