PV Manufacturing in India

To promote the installation of state-of-the-art PV manufacturing in India, NITI Aayog, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) and Invest India organised a virtual global symposium "India PV EDGE 2020" on 6 October 2020. Technical topics like "Wafers and Cells", "Modules and Production Equipment", "Supply Chain" were discussed and an "Investors Conclave" on PV manufacturing was successfully held. The states of Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh actively participated in the conference. The Hon’ble Minister of Power and New and Renewable Energy, Shri R.K. Singh as well as Shri Amitesh Kumar Sinha, Joint Secretary, MNRE also Co-Chair of IGEF Subgroup II on "Renewable Energy" were among others giving their highly appreciated inputs. Three German institutions, the Fraunhofer ISE, RENA and ISC Konstanz as well as five European companies participated as speakers in the sessions. The IGEF supported the event through the involvement of private sector companies and promotion among potential investors and technology providers.