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With an eye on China, India to offer land near major ports for solar equipment manufacturing

By : Chetanya Mehra, Aug 14, 2020

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Government push sees players lining up to make solar equipment

By : Chetanya Mehra, Aug 13, 2020

In an indication that the Centre’s ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ push could be yielding early results in the solar energy space, the Renewable Energy Ministry has received proposals from a range of...

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No BCD relief to SEZ solar manufacturing units yet; govt mulling equalisation levy

By : Chetanya Mehra, Aug 11, 2020

Solar equipment manufacturers who have their units in special economic zones (SEZs) said that they might have to shut...

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ReNew Power plans 2,000 MW solar manufacturing unit in Rajasthan

By : Chetanya Mehra, Aug 5, 2020
ReNew Power has proposed to set up 2000 megawatt solar cell and module...
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Vikram Solar to set up 3-GW manufacturing facility in Tamil Nadu

By : Chetanya Mehra, Jul 22, 2020

Vikram Solar, Kolkata-based green energy provider, said that it is planning to set up a 3-gigawatt (GW) solar ...

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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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