Government asks states to set aside land for new factories in busy week for Indian renewables, featuring the results of 2GW solar auction and the granting of new deadline extensions.
During the recent PV IndiaTech 2019 event in Delhi, India during 24-25 April 2019, one of the most interesting presentations was from Waaree Energies. This talk included details on the company’s Merlin based module technologies.
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Bids have ranged between 2.87-2.91 rupees per unit in a 250MW solar auction at a challenging location, known as the Dondaicha Solar Park in the state of Maharashtra.
CEO’s expect 58GW of solar additions over the next five years, while average PV tariffs bids still seen as aggressive.
The first auction for capacity at the Raghanesda Solar Park in the Indian state of Gujarat was scrapped due to high tariffs, but a second attempt has drawn far lower tariffs.
Japan has called on India to immediately review its safeguard duty on imported solar cells to ensure that products that have different characteristics from solar cells are excluded from the measure.
Bridge to India estimates PV waste volumes will increase to 1.8 million tonnes by 2050 in the South Asian nation and has called for “immediate efforts” on related policy.
Fitch: Solid state support will help capacity soar from last year’s 26GW to 105.9GW in 2028, as impact of tariff and tax measures dilute in a few years.
PV Tech can reveal that our head of research, Dr. Finlay Colville, will deliver a one-hour presentation seminar during the forthcoming PV IndiaTech 2019 conference taking place in Delhi on 24-25 April 2019.