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Europe had just 650 MW of solar cell manufacturing capacity at the end of 2020

The latest update to the Photovoltaics Report produced by research organization the Fraunhofer ISE has offered up the usual slew of interesting stats on the state of solar across the continent.

Commercial and industrial rooftops in India could deploy 1,875 MW of solar in 2021

According to a new report, India’s commercial and industrial sectors will increase their rooftop solar deployments by 47% year-on-year, with bifacials and large-size high-wattage modules offering cost-effective support for reducing electricity costs.

Waaree completes supply of 300+ MW solar modules for American project

The Indian-based PV module maker supplied mono PERC solar PV modules for a 250 MW project stage for a large Californian project, the 2.7GW Westlands Solar Park, located south of Fresno in California.

Hitachi ABB Power Grids commissions ultra-high-voltage DC link connecting Indian states

From pv magazine India. Hitachi ABB Power Grids in India today announced it has successfully commissioned one of India’s longest ultra-high voltage direct current (UHVDC) transmission links for Power Grid Corporation of India Limited.  The ±800 kV, 6GW link can meet the electricity needs of more than 80 million people. It stretches 1,800-kilometers to connect […]


‘Polysilicon shortage will continue through 2021’

The latest global PV industry outlook published by trade group SolarPower Europe, has indicated tight supply of the solar panel raw material is expected to persist this year but the trade body said it would be unlikely to drive further price rises.


Vikram Solar opens 1.3 GW mono PERC module factory

Vikram Solar has reached an overall module production capacity of 2.5 GW with the opening of a 1.3 GW fab in Chennai, India. The new facility will produce mono PERC modules with peak outputs of up to 640 W.

Huge Vietnamese solar park could hit 2.8 GW within a year

An energy transition investment report published this week has also revealed the former world record low price for solar power announced by the Al Dhafra project in Abu Dhabi last year, has fallen even lower since.


Indian manufacturer to build 1.2 GW of mono PERC module capacity

Rayzon Solar, a Gujarat-based PV manufacturer, is scaling its production lines up to 1.5 GW with the addition of 1.2 GW of mono PERC output capacity by the end of December. The new line will produce 600 Wp panels with efficiency ratings of 21.4%.

India tenders 1.2 GW solar in Karnataka

Solar Energy Corp. of India has given developers until Sept. 3 to bid for 1.2 GW of solar projects that will be set up on a build-own-operate basis in the state of Karnataka.


India’s largest public EV charging station

The Magenta electric vehicle charging station in Mumbai features 21 AC/DC chargers, including four DC chargers ranging from 15 kW to 50 kW of capacity and 17 AC chargers between 3.5 kW and 7.5 kW of capacity.

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