Modules & Upstream Manufacturing

Borosil opens 2mm fully tempered solar glass production facility

Indian company Gujarat Borosil claims to have developed the world’s first 2mm fully tempered solar glass for glass-glass solar modules.

EU PVSEC: New Polyolefin-based backsheet challenges traditional PET-based backsheets

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.

Jinchen to install 600 MW of lamination equipment in India by November 2017

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.

SC-Solar to ship 1.5 GW of module manufacturing equipment by March 2018

The leading automation equipment supplier installed 15 GW of module manufacturing lines worldwide in 2016, where 1.2 GW is installed in India.

REI: upstream and downstream review of the Indian solar show

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.

India’s National Solar Mission: revisions recommended

The standing committee on energy, comprising members of the lower and upper assembly of the parliament, and the secretariat, has released a report recommending vital changes to boost India’s National Solar Mission of 100 GW by 2022.

PID, soiling and module degradation in hot climates

PID in India: In the cost-conscious Indian solar sector, ensuring reliable power output should be the number one priority. However, an example of one solar farm suffering from the ill-effects of under-performing modules, installation malpractice and unsatisfactory maintenance shows how corner cutting from the outset is more damaging in the long run.

MNRE orders mandatory quality standard for solar components

All solar goods manufactured, stored for sale, imported, sold or distributed should fulfill specified quality standards and bear the Indian Standard Mark, says the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.

India launches AD probe against Chinese, Taiwanese and Malaysian solar cells

Country’s Directorate General of Anti-Dumping states that it has identified a causal link between dumping and injury of Indian firms, enough to warrant the initiation of the investigation.

India: Premier Solar establishes 200 MW solar module manufacturing facility

The Indian manufacturer is reported to have completed a fully automatic solar module manufacturing plant in Sangareddy district of the Indian state of Telangana.

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