Sungrow Signs Strategic Agreement with Avaada for 650 MW of Upcoming Solar Projects (1)

Sungrow Signs Strategic Agreement with Avaada for 650 MW of Upcoming Solar Projects

Sungrow, a global inverter supplier for renewable projects, announced that the company had signed a 650 MW strategic agreement with Avaada Energy to supply 1,500 V inverter solutions for its ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
BIS Certification Can Clean the Solar Market of Small, Weak Players_ Growatt Interview

BIS Certification Can Clean the Solar Market of Small, Weak Players: Growatt Interview

The extension of BIS standards certification for solar inverters was met with mixed responses. Some believe that it was essential because it gave them more time to go through the ...
Inverter Companies Facing Strong Downward Pricing Trends_ Sineng Interview

Solar Inverter Companies Facing Strong Downward Pricing Trends: Sineng Interview

India has significant potential to generate solar energy, thanks to high solar irradiation in most parts of the country. The hurdles mostly lie in the market and policy environment. These ...
Component Manufacturers in Renewable Industry Need More Support

Component Manufacturers in Renewable Industry Need More Support: Sungrow Interview

Solar inverter manufacturers have not had the easiest of times in the Indian market lately, given an uncertain policy environment and rising competition from foreign players. The ambiguity of the ...
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
MNRE Issues Framework for Installing Solar Pumps Under KUSUM Program

MNRE Issues Framework for Installing Solar Pumps Under KUSUM Program

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued guidelines to implement Component-C of Pradhan Mantri Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyaan (PM KUSUM) program that aims at promoting solar ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Inverter Supplier Ginlong Reports 82% Jump in Revenue During Q3 2019

Solar Inverter Supplier Ginlong Reports 82% Jump in Revenue During Q3 2019

String solar inverter supplier, Ginlong Technologies, has reported revenues of $52 million in the third quarter (Q3) of the calendar year 2019 compared to Q3 2018. This jump in revenue ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
MNRE Approves ‘Series’ Guidelines for Quality Testing of Solar Inverters

MNRE Approves ‘Series’ Guidelines for Quality Testing of Solar Inverters

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has approved the series guidelines for grouping solar inverters. These series guidelines pertain to conducting tests in laboratories for the implementation of ...
/ / Inverters & BOS, Solar
Top 5 Chinese Inverter Companies Account for 36% of Total Exports

Top 5 Chinese Solar Inverter Companies Account for 36% of Total Exports

In the first half (1H) of 2019, the top five solar inverter manufacturers in China accounted for 36.44% of inverter exports globally from China according to the latest trade data ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Price War Not Desirable for Any Industry: An interview with Sungrow’s Sunil Badesra

Price War Not Desirable for Any Industry: An interview with Sungrow’s Sunil Badesra

In India, there are over 30 inverter suppliers, which means there’s healthy competition in the market. Over the past two years (2017 and 2018), the top four inverter suppliers in ...
MNRE Issues Draft Guidelines for Grouping Solar PV Inverters for Testing in Labs

MNRE Issues Draft Guidelines for Grouping Solar PV Inverters for Testing in Labs

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued draft guidelines for series approval (grouping) of solar photovoltaic (PV) inverters to conduct testing in labs for Implementation of “Quality ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Inverter Company Ginlong Solis Floats 20 Million Shares in IPO Raising $79 Million

Solar Inverter Company Ginlong Solis Floats 20 Million Shares in IPO Raising $79 Million

Ginlong (Solis) Technologies, a manufacturer of solar PV string inverters, has been listed as a public company on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, the company announced in a press statement. According ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
NTPC Invites Bidders for Supplying Inverter Transformers to its Solar Projects

NTPC Invites Bidders for Supplying Inverter Transformers to its Solar Projects

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has invited bidders to enlist for inverter-inverter transformer package to develop solar power projects for NTPC. The scope of work includes supply, type testing, ...
/ / Inverters & BOS, Solar
Confusion Around BIS Certification for Inverters

Confusion Around BIS Certification for Solar Inverters

The Indian solar market has expanded impressively over the past few years and as the market has grown the government has begun to pay attention to quality issues. The concern ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
Solar Companies Flock to Bangalore

Solar Companies Flock to Bangalore

Looking at the rapid pace of solar energy installations across India, one wonders what it would take for a city to be at the heart of it all. Is there ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
Siemens to Provide Equipment for 258 MWp Solar Project in Vietnam

Siemens to Provide Equipment for 258 MWp Solar Project in Vietnam

Siemens, a Germany-based supplier of transmission, distribution and smart grid solutions, has won a contract with Trung Nam Group to supply equipment for Vietnam’s largest solar park in operation. Under the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
String Inverters Making Inroads into the Indian Solar Market

String Inverters Making Inroads into the Indian Solar Market

Choosing an inverter for a large-scale solar project in India has historically been an easy one. However, with the entrance of string inverters, the decision for EPC players and developers ...