Reduced CAPEX, O&M Savings Driving String Inverter Adoption in Large Solar Projects

Reduced CAPEX, O&M Savings Driving String Inverter Adoption in Large Solar Projects

Mercom India hosted a webinar,  'Increasing ROI of Utility-Scale Solar Systems Through String Inverters' to discuss the advantages of string inverters and how they help maximize system performance and reliability ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Growing Use of String Inverters in Utility-Scale Projects

Growing Use of String Inverters in Utility-Scale Projects

Inverters are critical to solar power generating systems, and string inverters are quickly catching up with central inverters in utility-scale projects in India. Although inverters account for roughly 5% of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
New Inverter Technologies Critical to Reduce LCOE of Solar Projects

New Inverter Technologies Critical to Reduce LCOE of Solar Projects

On Thursday, June 17, Mercom held a webinar on ‘Redefining Global PV Project Standards - Huawei FusionSolar 8.0 Gemini’ to discuss the latest trends and technologies in the Indian photovoltaic ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
New Inverter Technologies Reducing the LCOE of Large-Scale Solar Projects

New Inverter Technologies Reducing the LCOE of Large-Scale Solar Projects

The second wave of the pandemic has been negatively impacting the cost of large-scale solar project development and management. There is also a surge in component prices, adding to the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
AI-Driven String Solar Inverters to Lead the Way in the Coming Years

AI-Driven Solar String Inverters to Lead the Way in the Coming Years

In a highly competitive solar industry where every cent counts, technologically advanced, cost-effective inverters that yield the maximum output is becoming the natural choice for solar installers. While inverters account ...
Sungrow, Huawei, and Sineng Electric: Top Solar Inverter Suppliers to India in CY 2020

Sungrow, Huawei, and Sineng Electric: Top Solar Inverter Suppliers to India in CY 2020

Sungrow, Huawei, and Sineng Electric were the top solar inverter suppliers to the Indian solar market in the calendar year (CY) 2020, according to Mercom’s recently released report India Solar Market Leaderboard ...
Is there a Case for Basic Customs Duty on Solar Inverters_

Is there a Case for Basic Customs Duty on Solar Inverters?

To combat the impact of COVID-19, the government has announced various measures, and chief of them was the “Aatmanirbhar Bharat” or self-reliant India. One of the main initiatives under this ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
Solis to Take Its Solar InverterProduction Capacity in India to 20GW by Q1 2021_ Interview

Solis to Take Its Solar Inverter Production Capacity to 20 GW by Q1 2021: Interview

In the calendar year (CY) 2019, Solis was among the top five solar inverter suppliers to India. The top five suppliers together accounted for 76% of shipments to the Indian ...
/ / Inverters & BOS, Solar
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 ...
/ / Manufacturing, Solar
Huawei, Sungrow, and TBEA Were the Leading Solar Inverter Suppliers to India in CY 2019

Huawei, Sungrow, and TBEA Were the Leading Solar Inverter Suppliers to India in CY 2019

In the calendar year (CY) 2019, Huawei, emerged as the lead supplier of inverters to the Indian solar market overall, followed by Sungrow and TBEA Energy. ABB and TMEIC rounded ...
TMEIC and Sungrow Led the Solar Inverter Supplier Leaderboard in 1H 2019

TMEIC and Sungrow Led the Solar Inverter Supplier Leaderboard in 1H 2019

In the first half of 2019 (1H 2019), TMEIC emerged as the top supplier of solar inverters to the Indian market with a market share of approximately 20% while Sungrow ...
China’s TBEA Set to Launch its 2 GW Inverter Factory in Bengaluru

China’s TBEA Set to Launch its 2 GW Inverter Factory in Bengaluru

TBEA Xi’an Electric Technology Co., an affiliate of the TBEA Group, has announced that it will be unveiling its GW solar inverter factory on November 29, 2019, in Bengaluru. The ...
/ / Inverters & BOS, Solar
Price Competition Translates into Technological Competition_ Growatt Interview (1)

Price Competition Translates into Technological Competition: Growatt Interview

For solar project developers in the country, the decision to choose one inverter over the other is becoming increasingly difficult, given the rapid expansion of the segment, and numerous entrants ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Siemens Acquires KACO New Energy’s Solar String Inverter Business

Siemens Acquires KACO New Energy’s Solar String Inverter Business

German conglomerate Siemens has announced the acquisition of the string inverter business of the KACO new energy GmbH, a manufacturer of energy-related power electronics, for an undisclosed sum. The project ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Solar Modules

Zimbabwe to Soon Begin the Development of its Largest 22 MW Solar Project

Zimbabwe will soon begin the construction of its largest independent power producer (IPP) solar PV project. SOVENTIX South Africa, a subsidiary of solar project developer SOVENTIX GmbH has been awarded ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Interview: A Cheaper Inverter is Not Always a Better Option for Solar Projects

Interview: A Cheaper Inverter is Not Always a Better Option for Solar Projects

For solar project developers in the country, the decision to choose one inverter over the other is becoming increasingly difficult, given the rapid expansion of the segment, and numerous entrants ...
NTPC’s 2 GW Solar Tender Oversubscribed by Over Three Times

Enphase Energy to Develop Its Biggest Microinverter-Based Solar Project in Karnataka

Solar microinverter supplier Enphase Energy and solar module manufacturer Waaree Energies Ltd. have announced their 4.5 MW solar project installation in Hosapet, Karnataka. The project will be the largest Enphase ...
Sungrow Enters Indian Market with 3 GW Inverter Manufacturing Facility in Bengaluru

Sungrow Enters Indian Market with 3 GW Inverter Manufacturing Facility in Bengaluru

Sungrow, a global inverter manufacturer and supplier, is going to strengthen its global delivery capability by establishing a new factory in Karnataka’s capital city of Bengaluru. The new manufacturing facility ...