NTPC Invites Bids to Supply Modules for 325 MW Projects in Madhya Pradesh

NTPC Invites Bids to Supply Modules for 325 MW Projects in Madhya Pradesh

NTPC Renewable Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NTPC, has invited bids for the supply of solar modules for 325 MW of solar projects in Shajapur Solar Park, Madhya Pradesh. The ...
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SECI Floats Tender to Select Module Manufacturers Under ₹195 billion PLI Program

SECI Floats Tender to Select Module Manufacturers Under ₹195 Billion PLI Program

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has invited bids for the selection of solar module manufacturers to produce higher efficiency modules in the country under tranche II of the production-linked ...
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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 ...
Anti-Dumping Probe on Solar Module Imports from China, Thailand & Vietnam Terminated

Anti-Dumping Probe on Solar Cell Imports from China, Thailand & Vietnam Terminated

The Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) has terminated the anti-dumping probe on the imports of solar cells whether or not assembled into modules, from China, Vietnam, and Thailand. The ...
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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 ...
Daily News Wrap-Up Vestas Supplies to Vibrant Energy's 54 MW Wind Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: Vestas Supplies to Vibrant Energy’s 54 MW Wind Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Vestas announced that it had dispatched one of India's largest 3.6 MW Nacelle from its factory in ...
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Increased N-Type Module Shipments Push Jinko Solar's Q3 2022 Revenue Up 128% YoY

Increased N-Type Module Shipments Push Jinko Solar’s Q3 2022 Revenue Up 128% YoY

Chinese cell and module manufacturer Jinko Solar’s revenue for the third quarter (Q3) of 2022 rose to RMB19.52 billion (~$2.74 billion), increasing by 127.8% year-over-year. The company recorded a revenue ...
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Module Manufacturer First Solar Reports Net Loss of $49 Million in Q3 2022

Module Manufacturer First Solar Reports Net Loss of $49 Million in Q3 2022

U.S.-based solar modules manufacturer First Solar has recorded a net loss of $49.17 million in the third quarter (Q3) of 2022, representing a quarter-over-quarter (QoQ) fall in income by 188% ...
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More Space Between Solar Panel Rows Help Lower Module Temperatures NREL

More Space Between Solar Panel Rows Help Lower Module Temperatures: NREL

Distancing rows of solar panels apart can help maintain the module temperature, which usually increases when solar modules are exposed to direct sun for a long time leading to a ...
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China’s Wafer, Cell, and Module Capacities to Reach 550-600 GW by the end of 2022

China’s Wafer, Cell, and Module Capacities to Reach 550-600 GW by the end of 2022

Solar module shipments by the top ten manufacturers reached 140-150 GW in China in the first nine months of 2022. According to China’s PV Industry Association, the export of solar ...
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Government Shuts Door on Solar Projects Hoping for Concessional Import Duty

Government Shuts Door on Solar Projects Hoping for Concessional Import Duty

The government has amended the Project Import Regulations, 1986 to specifically exclude solar power projects from the purview of the law, effectively shutting down a legal route for developers to ...
MNRE Clarifies ALMM Order Exceptions for Open Access and Net Metering Projects

MNRE Clarifies ALMM Order Exceptions for Open Access and Net Metering Projects

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has clarified that open access and net metering renewable energy projects that have applied for approval before October 1, 2022, will not ...
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Guidelines Issued for Tranche II of PLI Program for Solar Cells and Modules

Guidelines Issued for Tranche II of PLI Program for Solar Cells and Modules

The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has approved ₹195 billion (~$2.61 billion) to achieve gigawatt-scale manufacturing of high-efficiency solar photovoltaic modules under the second phase (Tranche II) of ...
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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 ...
Terra-Gen Secures $959 Million for a 410 MW Solar and 1.8 GWh Battery Storage Project

Terra-Gen Secures $959 Million for a 410 MW Solar and 1.8 GWh Battery Storage Project

Leading independent renewable energy provider Terra-Gen has completed project financing of $959 million for the second phase of its Edwards Sanborn Solar Storage facility in Kern County, California. The second ...
EESL Invites Bids for 24 MW of Polycrystalline Modules in Maharashtra

EESL Invites Bids for 24 MW of Polycrystalline Modules in Maharashtra

The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has issued a notice inviting tender (NIT) from contractors to supply 24 MW of solar polycrystalline  modules (330W and above) for its decentralized grid-connected ...
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US Solar Panel Prices Dropped 11% in 2021 as Shipments Touched Record-high

US Solar Panel Prices Dropped 11% in 2021 as Shipments Touched Record-high

The shipments of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules in the U.S. increased to a record electricity-generating capacity of 28.8 million peak kW in 2021 from 21.8 million peak kW in 2020, ...
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 ...
Jinko Solar Ships Over 100 GW of Modules in Q2 2022

Jinko Solar Ships Over 10 GW of Modules in Q2 2022

Jinko Solar, the Chinese solar cell and module manufacturer, has recorded a revenue of RMB18.84 billion (~$2.81 billion) in the second quarter (Q2) of the calendar year 2022, up 27.6% quarter-over-quarter ...
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Bids invited to Set Up a 100 MW Automatic Solar Module Manufacturing Line

Bids invited to Set Up a 100 MW Automatic Solar Module Manufacturing Line

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the Union government and the Rajasthan government, has invited bids to set up a 100 MW automatic solar module manufacturing ...
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Daily News Wrap-Up: Updated ALMM has 66 Solar Module Manufacturers Enlisted

Daily News Wrap-Up: Updated ALMM has 66 Solar Module Manufacturers Enlisted

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued an updated list of models and module ...
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Solar Imports in Q2 2022 Down 22% Year-Over-Year

Solar Imports in Q2 2022 Down 22% Year-Over-Year

India imported solar cells and modules worth $597.48 million (~₹47.39 billion) in the second quarter (Q2) of the calendar year (CY) 2022, a decline of 22% year-over-year (YoY), according to ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: IREDA Partners with Bank Of India to Fund Renewable Energy Projects

Vikram Solar Gets SEBI’s Nod to Raise Funds Through Initial Public Offering

Vikram Solar, a solar module manufacturer and EPC solutions provider, has received SEBI’s nod to raise funds through an initial public offering (IPO). The IPO consists of a fresh issue ...
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Daqo New Energy’s Revenue Surges 182% YoY to $1.24 Billion in Q2 2022

Daqo New Energy’s Revenue Surges 182% YoY to $1.24 Billion in Q2 2022

Chinese photovoltaic-grade polysilicon manufacturer Daqo New Energy Corporation posted revenue of $1.24 billion in the second quarter (Q2), a year-over-year (YoY) rise of 182% from $441.4 million in Q2 2021 ...
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Frequent Policy Changes a Major Hurdle for Large-Scale Solar Installations

Policy Stability Vital for Large-Scale Solar Installations

Large-scale projects are the drivers of solar development in India, with a pipeline of approximately 57 GW at the end of the second quarter (Q2) of 2022. For India to ...
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