Tags: solar modules

Borosil to double solar glass capacity investing Rs 500 crore

Borosil Renewables, the sole domestic manufacturer of solar panel glass, is doubling its capacity to 900 tonnes per day with an investment of Rs 500 crore, a top company official has said. The city-based company, a part of the Borosil Group that is the market leader in laboratory glasses and other consumer glasses, currently has […]

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NTPC 100 MW floating solar plant, Nautilus Solar, Kamuthi solar plant, BCD on solar modules and cells and more

This week’s Solar News Wrap includes: NTPC’s 100 MW floating solar plant in Tamil Nadu, Nautilus Solar Energy Acquires Solar Portfolio In Maine, Trina Solar Launches 670W Vertex Modules, Kamuthi solar power plant water positive, MNRE imposes BCD on imported solar cells and modules, Jharkhand government to put solar panels at 7,776 homes and more […]

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MNRE imposes BCD on imported solar cells and modules, to take effect from April

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has imposed basic customs duty (BCD) on imported solar cells and modules which will come into effect  starting April 1, 2022.  The ministry has imposed 40 % BCD on solar modules with HSN Code 85414012 and 25% on solar cells (85414011). Presently, India’s solar sector, just like […]

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Trina Solar Vertex Super Factories are impressive and really green

Trina Solar has recently in a press statement said that they have built three Vertex Super Factories in Yiwu, Zhejiang, as well as Suqian and Yancheng in Jiangsu, China. By the end of 2020, Trina Solar will see its 210mm-module production capacity exceeding 22GW, and will further shoot over 50GW in 2021 across the globe. […]

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Return to customer value: standardization of 210 mm size wafer module will benefit the entire industry chain

On November 27th, Trina Solar, Risen Energy, Zhonghuan Semiconductor, Tongwei, Huansheng Photovoltaic, Runyang New Energy Technology, Canadian Solar, Wuxi Shangji Automation jointly proposed to promote the standardization of 210mm silicon wafer and module size in the photovoltaic industry. The eight companies jointly suggest to use the silicon wafer size following the SEMI standard within the […]

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China’s solar glass shortage expected to persist through first half of 2021

A shortage of solar glass which is already crimping China’s solar panel output is expected to persist through the first half of 2021, with large format glass in short supply for longer, panel makers and analysts say. Driven by growing preference for bifacial modules – which produce power from both sides of the panel – […]

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LONGi supplies 273MW of its solar modules for Xuan Thien Ea Sup Project, Vietnam

LONGi has successfully supplied its Hi-MO 4 Series modules for Southeast Asia’s largest solar plant, Phase I of the Xuan Thien Ea Sup Project in Dak Lak, Vietnam. Commissioned by Xuan Thien Group on November 15, 2020, the 600 MWac / 831 MWp utility-scale solar plant is estimated to have an electricity output of 1.5 billion kWh per year. […]

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DSM Advanced Solar launches Endurance backsheet D15, its environment friendly

DSM Advanced Solar has announced the launch of the ‘all purpose’ Endurance backsheet D15. The company in a statement said that the all new backsheet will fill a gap in the solar market by delivering superior protection for a wide range of solar modules at an ideal performance-cost ratio.   DSM introduced the Endurance backsheet D15 […]

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