From pv journal India

The Indian authorities’s production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme for gigawatt-scale manufacturing of high-efficiency photo voltaic modules has obtained bids for 54.8 GW of capability, with participation from present producers and new gamers alike. Half of the 18 bidders are new to photo voltaic manufacturing.

The shortlist consists of Adani Infrastructure, Jindal India Photo voltaic, Reliance New Power, and Shirdi Sai Electricals, with every of them profitable high marks as a result of they provide the total extent of integration as much as the polysilicon manufacturing stage and a most capability of 4 GW every. U.S. thin-film module maker First Photo voltaic can also be a robust contender.

The shortlist additionally consists of Coal India, CubicPV, Larsen and Toubro, and ReNew Energy, which submitted bids for module fabs built-in as much as ingot-wafer manufacturing from outsourced polysilicon. Avaada Power, Acme Photo voltaic, Emmvee PV, Jupiter Photo voltaic, Megha Engineering, Premier Energies, Tata Energy Photo voltaic, Vikram Photo voltaic, and Waaree Energies are additionally bidders for cell and module manufacturing.

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The shortlisted candidates will file bids based mostly on the extent of PLI funding they may require for 5 years after their deliberate factories are commissioned. The utmost incentive to a single producer will probably be tied to 2 GW of its annual manufacturing capability, or half of the deliberate output of its facility – whichever is decrease. 

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