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Adani Green Energy wins world's largest solar bid worth $6 billion

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 9, 2020

Adani Green Energy Ltd has bagged the world's largest solar bid entailing building a photovoltaic (PV) power plant of 8,000 MW and setting up a domestic solar panel manufacturing capacity of 2,000 MW, envisaging a total investment of roughly $6 billion. Under the offering of...

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PM Modi stresses on setting up vertically integrated solar supply chain

By : Sustainability ..., May 29, 2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has stressed on developing a complete ecosystem for manufacturing of solar equipment in the country. The PM was chairing a meeting to review the Ministry of Power and Ministry of New and Renewable Energy’s work. Modi said developing the ecosystem...

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COVID-19 provides opportunities for domestic solar module manufacturing

By : Sustainability ..., May 11, 2020

The supply disruption from China due to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent decline in domestic solar capacity addition offer a golden opportunity to ramp up local manufacturing of solar modules and cells, according to industry experts. However, the industry feels there is...

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MNRE asks stakeholders for strict compliance of ALMM Order for solar PV modules, cells

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 22, 2020

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) on Tuesday reiterated that all stakeholders involved in lending to the sector align their activities in order to strictly comply with its January 2019 Order regarding Approved List of Models & Manufacturers (ALMM) for solar...

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COVID-19: Under-implementation solar projects most affected, says report

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 15, 2020

Under-implementation solar projects in India have faced a greater impact of the COVID-19 pandemic as solar cells and modules are largely imported from China, according to credit ratings agency Care Ratings. It said in a report that the outbreak of COVID-19 has also coincided...

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Maharashtra: Solar sector welcomes MERC’s new tariff order

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 2, 2020

Maharashtra Solar Sangathan, an umbrella association of over 1,000 solar system manufacturers in the state, has welcomed the latest tariff order issued by Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) for rooftop solar power units. While the power regulator has...

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Covid-19 and dependence on China’s PV supply chain

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 31, 2020

Debate about the world’s dependence on the Chinese solar manufacturing industry has been constant over two decades and particularly intense since the nation’s supremacy was confirmed before the onset of the 2008 global financial crisis. Despite years of trade wars, anti-...

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IIT Bombay group suggests method of detecting early-stage discoloration in EVA encapsulants

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 20, 2020

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, funded by a Ministry of New and Renewable Energy grant, have proposed a new, non-destructive method of detecting early-stage photobleaching and discoloration in EVA encapsulants. Identifying early-stage...

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Solar power equipment manufacturers need interest subvention: Industry body

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 20, 2020

Domestic solar power equipment manufacturers need interest subvention to stay competitive in the market and enjoy level playing field against foreign firms, according to National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI). "Interest subvention will encourage the industry and...

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Gujarat: Last day to apply for solar rooftops is March 15

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 2, 2020

The state government has extended the last date of filing applications for rooftop solar panels till March 15. Earlier, the last date for filing applications was February 28. The government has allocated Rs 912 crore for the year 2020-21 for the solar rooftop project. The...

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