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Acme to build 1.5 GW green hydrogen project in Tamil Nadu

Indian developer Acme will set up a green hydrogen and ammonia project in Tamil Nadu with 1.5 GW of electrolysis capacity and 1.1 million tons of ammonia synthesis, powered by a 5 GW solar plant.

JinkoSolar hits 8 GW of solar module shipments to India

JinkoSolar claims that it has shipped 8 GW of solar modules to India, following record-breaking performance in recent quarters.

India’s first grid-scale storage tenders to spur investment, domestic manufacturing

If Solar Energy Corp. and NTPC can successfully execute tenders for standalone energy storage systems, it could drive investment, support domestic manufacturing, and facilitate the development of new business models, according to a newly released report.


Ivan Saha rejoins Vikram Solar as CEO

Ivan Saha is back at Vikram Solar, where he worked between 2013-20 as the president and chief technical officer.

Tata Power signs MoU to set up 4 GW solar cell, module plant in Tamil Nadu

The company has signed an MoU with the government of Tamil Nadu to invest INR 3,000 crore ($380 million) for setting up 4 GW of solar cell and module manufacturing facility in the state.


Ciel & Terre completes 73.4 MWp of India’s largest floating solar plant

The French floating PV specialist completed a 73.4 MWp portion of the 101.6 MWp Kayamkulam solar project in a record 70 days.

IH2A chalks out roadmap to accelerate hydrogen commercialization in India

The industry body proposes building at least 25 scalable green hydrogen projects with a cumulative electrolyzer capacity of 150 MW by 2025. The industry can then apply the expertise and experience gained from these first-generation projects to build gigawatt-scale projects in the 2025-30 period.


The long read: When a solar spark becomes a fire

In 2021, China installed 21.6 GW of residential PV, which accounted for nearly 40% of the total annual installation figure of 54.9 GW. Spool back to 2018, and the residential segment clocked in at a mere 3 GW – less than 7% of the total for the year. Vincent Shaw in Shanghai reports on how changing market priorities caused a spark that quickly became a fire.

Websol to build 1.8 GW solar cell, module factory

Websol’s board members have approved a proposal to set up a new solar cell and module factory to produce high-efficiency mono-PERC and TopCon products.  


Solar module price increases to affect returns on 4.4 GW of solar

Solar cell and module prices have increased by more than 40% over the last 18 months, driven by polysilicon prices. However, bid tariffs has remained lower than what is needed to mitigate the rise in module prices. The risk of lower returns is significant for 4.4 GW of projects that have been awarded over the past 18 months, with tariffs below INR 2.2 ($0.028)/kWh.


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