Gautam Solar Records 100 MW DCR Solar Module Sales

A leading indigenous solar manufacturer, Gautam Solar, has achieved the milestone of selling 100 MW solar modules under the domestic content requirement (DCR) category, the company has said. DCR modules are manufactured solar modules and solar cells manufactured in India on an indigenous level. The DCR Solar modules manufactured by the company are primarily used […]

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MNRE Extends BIS Certification Deadline for Solar Inverters till June 30

The Ministry of New and Renewable Resources (MNRE) has once again extended the time granted to solar inverter manufacturers to obtain self-certification under the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). The new notification extends the deadline till June 30, 2022. The decision from the Ministry comes as a result of the industry requesting more time from […]

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Solar PV inverters To Continue Under Self Certification Regime till Dec 31, 2021

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a notification allowing self certification of Solar Photovoltaic Inverters (SPV)  from June 30, 2021, to December 31, 2021. The notification was issued on August 4. The notification does add the condition that the manufacturers doing so must have valid International Electrotechnical Commission certificates and test […]

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MNRE Announces Draft of Quality Control Order for Solar Thermal Systems

The Order — Solar Thermal, Systems, Devices and Components Goods (Requirements for Compulsory Registration) Order, 2019 – will come into force a year after its publication in the Official Gazette. To address and ensure quality of solar components across India’s solar power ecosystem, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has floated a draft quality […]

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BIS Extension For SPV Module Manufacturers

The date of self-certification relaxation stands extended from January 1, 2019, to March 31, 2019. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has extended the deadline for the self-certification of solar photovoltaic (SPV) modules until March 31, 2019. The Schedule with the date of coming into force was initially September 5, 2018. However, after […]

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MNRE to Compile List of All Solar PV Cells and Modules

All the models and developers which comply with the BIS standard will be complied in a list called ‘Approved List of Models and Manufacturers’. In accordance with the BIS certification for solar modules and solar cell manufacturer and to ensure the longevity of such projects, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has decided […]

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REC Group Becomes 1st Solar Panels’ European Brand to be Certified by BIS

The certification by BIS is now a mandatory requirement for all solar panels imported to or manufactured in India. Europe-based REC Group’s ‘72-cell product with multi award-winning TwinPeak Technology’ has received certification from the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). The company said in a statement that, this new accreditation allows the REC TwinPeak 2S 72 Series – the […]

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