Reputation and quality are everything in the world of solar, which is why the return of the pv magazine module test should excite solar module manufacturers eager to see their products shine. And we want to do our bit to help showcase the best modules in the industry – so get in touch today to learn more about the pv magazine module test.
Don’t miss pv magazine India latest news: follow our new Facebook account!
Fortum will collaborate with NBCC, India to develop 150 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in India over the next 18 months, while ABB has bid for the tender to provide 4,500 charging stations across the country.
The latest report by GTM Research puts numbers on the increase in H2 2017 system prices and analyzes the potential damage from a range of scenarios.
According to the latest briefing from Asia Europe Clean Energy Consultants (AECEA), China is likely to install more than 50 GW of PV in 2017, a second consecutive record breaking year for the world’s leading market.
The 500 kW floating solar plant in the Wayanad District of Kerala, commissioned by Adtech System Ltd, is the largest floating solar plant in India.
The Clean Energy Access Network (CLEAN) has requested lithium-ion battery OEMs to demonstrate the efficacy of mini grids in the range of 15-20 kW, based on a lithium-ion battery storage system.
The power developer has installed 40 MW in Gujarat and 100 MW in Maharashtra under VGF scheme and will receive power tariff of INR 4.43 ($0.07)/kWh for the next 25 years.
One of the most prominent solar developers in India, Azure Power has gained 100% of the total allocated capacity in an auction conducted by NVVN.
Addressing the gathering, R K Singh, Minister for MNRE, said, “by 2030, 40% of India’s energy needs would be met by Renewable Energy.” Also, at the event Kiribati signed the ISA framework, becoming the 41st country to do so.
The guarantee is a unique initiative by the state government of Madhya Pradesh for its Payment Security Mechanism, which had a role to play in the phenomenally low tariff achieved for the Rewa solar project.
Reliance Money has announced that it will receive INR 3bn ($46 million) from IREDA for financing renewable projects across India.
The EIB has also confirmed that it will provide $940 million in financial support for Indian renewable Energy.
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has confirmed that renewable energy in Tamil Nadu should have “must run” status and there should not be any more backdowns in solar power.
Adani Australia is planning to construct a 300 MW and 10 0MW solar PV farm at Rugby Run in Queensland and Whyalla, South Australia, respectively.
Essel Infraprojects, part of Essel Group, has added 55 MW of solar in the states of Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka, bringing its total installed PV capacity to 220 MW nationwide.
REC, one of the biggest European brand of PV panels, is expanding in India with Redington as designated partner.
The Bharat Ratna awardee and India’s most beloved cricketer, Sachin Tendulkar has collaborated with Schneider Electric for its “Spreading Happiness in Diya Foundation (SHIF)” campaign with solar home lighting systems.
The government of the Tamil Nadu state decided to cancel an auction held Jan-Feb 2017, as developers rejected offer to reduce tariff bid of INR 4.40 ($0.07)/kWh.
Kangping Chen, the CEO of Chinese solar manufacturer JinkoSolar, speaks to pv magazine about the company’s solar technology development, the efficacy of half-cut solar cells, and the future of the PV industry.
South Central Railway (SCR) of India has announced today that Secunderabad is the first railway station on Indian Railways to get the Green Certification. The station has a 500 KW Solar PV installation, generating 2500 kWh per day.
Wärtsilä, one of the largest global supplier of flexible and efficient energy solutions, has announced that it will provide technically and environmentally advanced energy storage solutions to the power markets in India.
At EU PVSEC 2017, which took place in Amsterdam last week, two companies presented Polyolefin-based backsheet performance and claimed these are superior to polyester-core-layer-based backsheets.
The U.S. microinverter specialist has partnered with Indian solar module manufacturer Waaree to produce AC solar modules integrated with its microinverter technology.
Indian company Gujarat Borosil claims to have developed the world’s first 2mm fully tempered solar glass for glass-glass solar modules.
Electrical equipment group Havells and Israeli inverter maker SolarEdge have revealed plans to provide inverter solutions for 50 MW of residential, commercial and industrial rooftop solar projects across India in financial year 2017-18.
Jinchen Machinery Co Ltd, has commissioned 2 GW of manufacturing lines in India, and to continue its growth in the country the company is further planning to open its own service and spare part centers.
The leading automation equipment supplier installed 15 GW of module manufacturing lines worldwide in 2016, where 1.2 GW is installed in India.
Last week’s Renewable Energy India exhibition was a busy, bustling affair that highlighted the rude health and impressive energy of India’s solar sector. There are still many hurdles to overcome, however, if India is to develop its own domestic manufacturing industry.
This is the third instance where an energy storage project has been cancelled in India, after MNRE EoL and SECI’s derailed projects in 2014 and 2016 respectively.
The Indian Energy Storage Association’s Forum 2017 covered two broad topics – first, policy discussion on Electric Vehicles (EV), manufacturing and innovation in the energy storage sector. Secondly, the forum examined the integration of Energy Storage Systems (ESS) with the renewable energy sector.
India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) estimates the market for energy storage will grow to 100-200 GWh between 2017-22.
The executive director of the India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) Rahul Walawalkar, talks to pv magazine about India’s vast energy storage potential ahead of next week’s World Energy Storage Day.
The Solar Energy Corporation of India has scrapped large amounts of solar+storage tenders at both the Pavagada and Kadapa solar parks as it seeks to renegotiate with states for lower tariffs.