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LUXRA, Rayzon Solar to form JV for PV module production in India 

Swiss-Germany company LUXRA Group and India’s Rayzon Solar have agreed to form a joint venture for PV module production in India. The partnership will combine LUXRA’s technology and Rayzon’s operational expertise in PV panel manufacturing.


Germany deployed 6.26 GW of solar in H1

Germany installed more than 1 GW of new PV systems in June alone. Its cumulative installed PV capacity hit 73.8 GW at the end of the first half of this year.

Developer using membranes to increase bifacial solar module yield by 6.4%

Germany-based Solar Kapital has used membranes at three of its PV plants in Greece. It claims that the payback time of the new solution is relatively short.


Munich arrest before Intersolar tied to anti-dumping subsidy case, says lawyer

The German police arrested a Chinese citizen at Munich Airport last week, prior to the start of the Intersolar Europe trade fair. Investigators are targeting the detained individual for allegedly evading anti-subsidy and anti-dumping duties imposed on PV products in the European Union prior to September 2018, a lawyer told pv magazine.

India remains world’s most attractive solar market

India has retained its crown as the most attractive market for solar investment, according to the latest edition of Ernst & Young’s renewables attractiveness index. 

German PV equipment securing orders from US, European markets

German engineering federation VDMA has published a new report outlining strong demand for solar production equipment from non-Asian markets, indicating a shift in the global solar industry landscape.

Three million photovoltaic systems in Germany

The German Solar Industry Association sees uninterrupted demand for private photovoltaic roof systems in particular. The mark of four million photovoltaic systems could be reached as early as next year.

India to join Germany’s green hydrogen strategy update

India will use its internal market to scale up hydrogen projects, with Germany as a possible export destination. As part of a broader strategy, the countries will collaborate on a financial and technological level on energy transition projects.

Borosil Renewables’ solar glass capacity in Germany increases to 350 tpd

Borosil Renewables said the solar glass capacity of its German arm GMB Glasmanufaktur Brandenburg GmbH has increased to 350 tonnes per day (tpd) from 300 tpd following the modification and cold repair of its furnace.

Kärcher introduces complete solar panel cleaning solutions in India

Kärcher, a German company with expertise in cleaning solutions for all industries, has introduced its PV panel-cleaning solutions focusing on the pain points of the Indian solar sector. The range includes high-pressure cleaners, water-driven disc brushes, cleaning detergents, and even safety gear for operation and maintenance professionals.


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