solar manufacturing

Boviet Solar Announces 2 GW Expansion For TOPCon Plant In The US

Chinese materials manufacturing group Boway Group, which owns Vietnam based Boviet Solar in the solar manufacturing space, has announced plans for a 2 GW expansion at its US . The TOPCon cell manufacturing facility will be located in Greenville, Pitt County, North Carolina. Founded in 2013 in Vietnam, Boviet Solar is a Tier 1 solar […]

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IEA’s PVPS Report 2024- Five Key Highlights

The International Energy Agency’s PVPS program or Photovoltaic Power Systems Programme is promoting and facilitating the exchange and dissemination of information on the technical, economic, environmental and social aspects of PV power systems. it currently has 31 members, with India, and even the India backed International Solar Alliance (ISA), notable absentees. However, their 2024 report […]

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Alpex Solar To Set Up Second Panel Manufacturing Facility In Mathura

Noida-based Alpex Solar will be setting up its second solar panel manufacturing facility in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh. The company said it has got the approval from Uttar Pradesh State Industrial Development Authority (UPSIDA)  to secure 7 acres of land in Mathura for which the payment will be done soon. According to Alpex Solar, the firm […]

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Nordcell Plans 1.2 GW Module Plant In Sweden

Going against the grain of recent announcements of stress in the solar manufacturing sector in Europe, Swedish manufacturer Nordcell has shared plans to build a 1.2GW module manufacturing plant in northern Sweden, termed GIGA One. Nordcell said it is evaluating sites for the facility and hoped to begin production as early as the first half […]

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ALMM To Rule Solar From April 1, 2024 in India

Putting to rest any doubts over the future of sourcing for key solar projects, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has confirmed the deadline of March 31 for ending all ALMM related exemptions for developers in a terse, one page office memorandum. At SaurEnergy, we had predicted this outcome early this week. That […]

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US Solar Manufacturers Come Out With Prescription for Domestic Manufacturing

A new report commissioned by the Solar Energy Manufacturers for America (SEMA) Coalition and authored by Guidehouse Insights Inflection Point makes a case for stronger government efforts to ensure the US domestic solar manufacturing industry withstands the challenge mounted from China or Chinese  linked imports. “Thanks to the efforts of Congress and the Administration, with […]

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5 Ways India Defies Global Rules For Solar Success

At every large renewable energy event today India’s solar success is invariably taken as a given. Be it capacity additions (eventually), or manufacturing prowess (soon, we are told) industry and government in particular has been at pains to stress that it’s all practically ordained. We believe that despite the impressive progress India has made in […]

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