Cosmic PV Breaks Ground For Expansion of Solar Manufacturing

Surat-based Cosmic PV Power Pvt. Ltd has announced the ground breaking ceremony for its 600 MW expansion for manufacturing solar modules. Announcing the new fully automatic robotics manufacturing facility in Surat, the company said that the state-of-the-art  facility will produce multi BB modules . The Facility is spread over more than 3,00,000 Sq. Ft  area […]

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Kosol Energie Poised to Add 850 MW Automated Line to Manufacturing Facility

Ahmedabad-based solar manufacturer Kosol Energie, has announced its capacity expansion plans. The firm has shared that it is set to add an 850 MW fully automated line to its manufacturing facility. The firm owns the well known Sunray brand of solar water heaters. According to the firm, the expanded facility is equipped with the latest […]

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New ALMM Guidelines for Solar Modules Under Co-branded Agreement

Introduced with an aim to give an impetus to domestic manufacturing, the mandate of Approved List of Models and Manufacturers (ALMM) is a list of models and manufacturers of solar modules that have received an approval from the MNRE (Ministry of New and Renewable Energy) for solar projects in India. Only the (domestic) manufacturers in […]

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Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) Issues Tender for 8 MW Solar Project in Jharkhand

Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) has invited bids for the design, engineering, supply, construction, erection, testing, commissioning of 8 MW (AC) ground mounted solar PV power plants at Panchet, in District Dhanbad in the state of Jharkhand. The DVC tender also involves 5 years Operations and Maintenance (O&M) of the power project. DVC said that the […]

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TANGEDCO Solicits Bids for 420 MW Solar Power Under PM-KUSUM

Tamil Nadu Generation And Distribution Corporation Ltd (TANGEDCO) has issued a tender that invites bids for 420 MW of solar power under PM-KUSUM Scheme (Component A). The last date for the submission of bids is 08.03.2023. The bid processing fee is Rs 5000. The EMD is Rs 100,000. The ceiling tariff of Rs 3.30 has […]

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In Double Delight For RE Developers, R.K. Singh Confirms ALMM Exemption, CERC Relaxes DSM Conditions

The Union Cabinet Minister and the Minister of Power and New & Renewable Energy, R.K. Singh has confirmed that a 2 year exemption for buying exclusively from ALMM (Approved List of Module Manufacturers) will be coming for large renewable energy projects. Speaking at a conference, Singh, while taking credit for introducing the idea of expanding […]

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Domestic Solar Manufacturing Bodies Get Behind ALMM

Speculation about the government granting exemption, or ‘grandfathering’ certain projects bid out till early 2021 from complying with the Approved List of Module Manufacturers (ALMM) stipulation, has been gaining pace. With some noted sources going as far as predicting it, multiple domestic solar manufacturer led bodies have found it opportune to put their weight behind […]

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Boost to SMEs, Easy Imports, Cheaper Financing: Solar Expectations from Budget ’23

Budget 2022 made major announcements. Primary among them was the earmarking of Rs 19,500 crore for production linked incentives towards the manufacturing of high efficiency solar photo voltaic modules. While this has been a source of hope for the industry, a major mood dampener has been the imposition of duties on solar cells and modules. […]

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Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency Calls for 20 MW Rooftop Solar Bids

A new tender for the installation and commissioning of 20 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems has been issued by the Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA). As per the notification, the installation will come on government buildings, state-run industrial facilities and educational institutions of Tamil Nadu. The developers can submit their bids by February 15, […]

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