India issues EoI for establishment of PV module manufacturing units

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According to a company statement, the EoI is open to financially and technically capable foreign PV manufacturers interested in entering a strategic alliance or joint venture (JV) for establishing at least 100 MW of PV manufacturing capacity in the country.

A pre-submission meeting will take place on June 20, 2018, while the last date for EoI submission is June 25, 2018.

The EoI was released in line with the government’s ‘Make in India’ initiative, aimed at promoting domestic production. CEL’s expressed goal is to expand its production capacity, ramp up its solar value chain and cut the price of PV cells in India, to make the components financially viable.

Read the full article on pv magazine India.