solar PV cells

RenewSys Elevates Nandkumar Pai as CEO of PV Modules & Cells Biz

RenewSys, which is country’s first integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules and its key components, encapsulants, backsheets and solar PV cells, on Monday said that it has appointed Nandkumar Pai as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of its PV modules & cells division. As a company with a swiftly expanding global footprint, it will continue […]

Read more

The Perfect Storm 2020

Problems demanding solutions are piling up. How will India’s solar sector save 2020? Budget 2020, which carried the hopes of many leaders in the solar sector, has finally come and gone. Even as industry welcomed it with the usual platitudes of ‘good intent’, ‘long term planning’ and praise for the ‘higher allocation’ for renewable energy, […]

Read more

Will the ban on ‘Blue Wafer Cell’ help in boosting the domestic solar manufacturing?

Recently, government had imposed restrictions on the use of imported ‘blue wafer/ diffused silicon wafer’ for the manufacturing of solar PV cells, as such PV cells will not qualify under the category of domestically manufactured solar cells under various government schemes. Here’re some views and voices from the solar industry on its impact: Manish Aggarwal, […]

Read more

Scientists Find Ways to Store Solar Energy Using Water

Eyeing to revolutionise the energy storage part of the solar energy industry, a team led by Professor Dr. S.P. Gon Chaudhuri have successfully converted solar energy into kinetic energy stored in water. When talking about solar energy, storage often becomes a sticking point due to the various limitations of existing models of batteries. Proving to […]

Read more

Impose Safeguard Duty on Import of Solar Cells, says ISMA

The association has written to the Commerce Ministry favouring the Directorate General of Safeguards (DGS) recommendation of imposition of 70% duty on imports of solar PV cells and modules. The Indian Solar Manufacturers Association (ISMA) has demanded from the government for the imposition of safeguard duty on imports of solar cells and modules, saying it would be significant to […]

Read more

Sudden Imposition of Anti Dumping Duty Can Disrupt Ongoing Solar Projects, Renewable Ministry Cautions

MNRE notification has cautioned Directorate General of Anti Dumping against imposing high solar duties Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has cautioned anti dumping authorities against imposing high duties on imported solar equipment on the grounds that this can increase tariffs, make several projects unviable and seriously hamper the growth of the sector. According […]

Read more

United States Launches Investigation into Imports of Solar Cells

“The United States notified the WTO’s Committee on Safeguards that it initiated on May 17, 2017, a safeguard investigation on crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells” United States has launched an investigation into imports of photovoltaic or solar cells, to determine if they pose a threat to American industry, said the World Trade Organisation. “The United States […]

Read more

Adani’s solar module to cost 10-12% more than imported version: Report

Solar modules and solar photovoltaic cells from the house of Adani Group developed under Make in India initiative will reportedly cost higher. Jayant Parimal-Renewable Energy Business CEO, Adani Group speaking to ET said Solar modules and solar photovoltaic cells will be 10-12% higher than the imported versions available in the market. Early this year in […]

Read more
      SUBSCRIBE NEWS LETTER
Scroll