ABB hits 5GW inverter sales in India

ABB produces solar inverters at its factory in Bangalore, where last year it doubled its manufacturing capacity for India.

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Low Indian solar tariffs begin to backfire

After two years of tumbling solar tariffs hitting the headlines, the Indian industry is feeling the consequences of its risk-taking for the first time, with a series of reversing market conditions and contract renegotiations sparking serious concern.

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India’s Borosil achieves ‘world-first’ fully-tempered 2mm solar glass

Indian manufacturer Borosil Glass Works has completed acceptance tests for a major line of 2mm fully-tempered glass, which a company executive claims to be the first such glass produced at this thickness in the world.

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Tata Power Solar profit triples citing shift from manufacturing to EPC

Indian integrated solar firm Tata Power Solar saw profits after tax more than triple in the 2017 fiscal year, driven mainly by a shift in focus from manufacturing towards providing EPC services.

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India could have 25% renewables by 2030 with a million solar jobs – IRENA

India could become the fourth largest market for renewable energy in the world with 25% renewable energy in its mix by 2030, according to a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

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President Duterte inaugurates expanded 800MW Philippines solar module factory

Filipino president Rodrigo Duterte today inaugurated the Philippines first solar module manufacturing facility with an expanded capacity of 800MW at Santo Tomas, Batangas, owned by renewable energy firm Solar Philippines.

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India MNRE ROUND-UP: Environmental clearances, Customs Duty concessions, Solar DC guide

Environment Impact Assessment is not applicable to solar projects, Customs Duty concessions for solar projects will continue post GST, a guide to on and off-grid solar DC systems.

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India to add 9.4GW of solar in 2017

India has now reached 15,611MW of installed capacity as of 30 June this year, with 13,951MW utility-scale and 1,660MW in rooftop.

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ROUND-UP: India hits 13,652MW, ADB supports Sri Lanka, Enertronica in Panama

India hit 13,652MW by the end of July, ADB is supporting Sri Lanka’s rooftop solar scheme, Enertronica signed a contract for a Panama PV plant.

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NTPC’s ‘last of its kind’ 250MW DCR solar tender offers 3-month completion deadline

More details have emerged of what could be India’s last DCR tender, while NTPC is also tendering for another 22MW under EPC in Uttar Pradesh.

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Edify signs PPA with Origin for 150MW Queensland solar farm

Australian renewable energy firm Edify Energy has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the utility Origin for a 150MW solar farm in Queensland.

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