MAHAPREIT Calls Solar Developers to Bid for 50 MW Solar Plant

Mahatma Phule Renewable Energy and Infrastructure Technology Limited (MAHAPREIT) has issued a tender to obtain offers from Solar Power Developers (SPDs) for the design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection, testing and commissioning of 50 MW AC Crystalline Solar PV technology grid interactive solar PV power plant. It will also entail five years of operation and maintenance. […]

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August ALMM Update, Approved Capacity Nears 20 GW

The Approved Models and Manufacturers of Solar Photovoltaic Modules (ALMM), which is a key measure announced by the MNRE in 2019 to give a boost to domestic manufacturing and reduce reliance on imports has updated its list. The list mandates the enlistment of only those models of solar PV module manufacturers, under ALMM, which comply […]

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Have FTA Routes Become Conduits For Cheaper Solar Modules into India?

Export-related data has revealed that during April and May of this fiscal year, the quantum of imports of solar modules from countries with which India has a free trade agreement (FTA) has increased significantly, with a 48% share of total solar imports. The sharp move is beginning to hurt domestic manufacturers yet again, as they […]

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MNRE Clarifies No Plan To Cut Import Duty On Solar Panels

Following news reports that the government plans to cut import duty on solar panels, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has seen it fit to clarify that no such plans are in the offing. The news reports, carried by news agency Reuters as well as many Indian news outlets, had claimed that the […]

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Jaipur Vidyut Vitran Nigam Issues Tender for 347 MW Solar Projects Under PM-KUSUM

Jaipur Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (JVVNL) has issued a tender for 347 MW of solar projects under PM KUSUM (Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan) Program. The project will be developed under RESCO Model. The last date for submission of bids is June 16, 2023. The successful bidder will look into the installation […]

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SJVN Floats Tender for Supply of 140.4 MW Solar Modules

SJVN Green Energy has floated a tender for the manufacture and supply of 140.4 MW of solar modules. These are for the Pojewal and Rurki Chandpur solar projects in Nawashahar, Punjab. The last date for the submission if bids is June 13, 2023. Bids will open on June 13, 2023. The solar modules shall be […]

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MNRE Orders 80% Reduction In Application Fees Under ALMM 

In its latest notification, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) ordered a sharp reduction of up to 80 percent in application fees under the Approved List of Models and Manufacturers (ALMM) scheme. The order, however, did not give any relaxation to companies having manufacturing facilities in non-SAARC countries in inspection fees.  A media […]

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Our goal is to raise production capacity to 3 GW yearly: Anurag Garg, Jakson Group

Please tell us about the manufacturing capacity and expansion plans of Jakson. Presently, we have 580 MW module manufacturing capacity at our Greater Noida Plant in India. We were among the first Indian manufacturers to start with fully automatic (including auto bussing) module manufacturing facility and waterless technology NDC laser cutting machine in 2021-22. The […]

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Icon Solar Aims To Touch USD 200 million sales by 2025: Shakti Dubey, Director 

Shakti Kumar Dubey is the Director of Icon Solar-En Power Technologies Private Limited (En-Icon), an Indian solar module manufacturing company. The company started its operations nine years ago and has expanded its base since then in the country. En-icon has also been important in supplying solar pumps under the PM-KUSUM and other solar pump schemes.  In […]

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