ABOUT PV INDIA TECH

Welcome to PV IndiaTech 2019, the latest addition to PV-Tech’s acclaimed series of bespoke, high-quality, global solar PV events.

The need for a high-quality event held in India, and focusing specifically on key aspects of the domestic PV sector, has been communicated to us at PV-Tech many times in the past few years. As the country moves from 25GW to hundreds of gigawatts over the next decade, there is a growing requirement to ensure that a thriving, internationally-recognized sector develops inside the country.

To make this happen, India relies heavily on the involvement and participation of overseas companies, across the entire PV value-chain, from upstream manufacturing to downstream EPC work and final project asset management. Choosing the correct partners for this is critical, bringing in expertise and funding to the country.

The PV IndiaTech conference will bring together all key domestic and overseas stakeholders, including government bodies, investors, and the leading companies today from manufacturing to O&M and asset management. To thrive globally as a major PV power beyond 2020, India has to succeed in unlocking its potential both to manufacture and to lay claim to quality utility-scale solar farms that are providing high returns on investment to site owners.

Attend PV IndiaTech 2019:

  • Understand India’s long-term solar PV competitiveness through investment, foreign company participation & technology innovation through the PV value-chain
  • Outline India’s long-term demand potential: balancing domestic & overseas cell/module supply & production levels
  • How can quality be ensured through the value-chain: what steps need to be implemented within India to provide investors with minimal risk & optimum return-on-investment
  • What needs to happen to transform the Indian upstream sector over the next five years to a 20GW+ cell & module production powerhouse
  • The importance of qualified O&M and asset management practices within existing & future Indian utility solar farm builds
  • Identify global trends in utility-solar construction & their impact on the Indian solar PV sector

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News & Blogs

Gujarat auctions 500MW of PV and tenders 175MW in solar parks

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has auctioned 500MW of grid-connected solar capacity with winning tariffs in the range of INR2.55-2.66/kWh (US$3.6-3.8 cents).

India green-lights 26GW solar for farmers scheme

India’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved its solar for farmers scheme that aims to support 25,750MW of solar by 2022 with INR344 billion (~US$4.84 billion) of central government backing.

Solar Energy Corporation of India tenders for floating solar, 60MWh storage on Lakshadweep islands

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a sizeable solar-plus-storage tender for the island archipelago of Lakshadweep involving 20MWac of floating solar projects coupled with 60MWh of battery energy storage systems.

India approves US$1.6bn of rooftop solar support

The second phase of the programme targeting 40GW of rooftop solar by 2022 backs residential solar systems and incentivises Discoms.

Investor appetite for Indian solar needs ‘rebuilding’

Pretty much everything that could go wrong for Indian solar in 2018, did go wrong, but 2019 will be brighter, according to the ‘India Solar Compass Q4 2018’ report from Bridge to India.

Prices remain competitive in 1GW Maharashtra solar auction

A 1GW solar auction has been completed in the Indian state of Maharashtra with tariffs remaining competitive but the number of winning players further narrowing, according to an industry analyst.

Vikram Solar overcomes terrain, GST and safeguard challenges for 200MW project in Andhra Pradesh

India-based PV module manufacturer and EPC player commissions large solar project on difficult terrain for the local utility.

India’s first grid-scale storage project launches: 10MW li-ion system will ‘pave way’ for the future

Described as a project of ‘strategic importance’ for India’s entire energy sector, the country’s first grid-scale lithium-ion battery energy storage system officially went into service this week.

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