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In brief from India: new panels at Credence, Goldi, Emmvee; increased capacity at Jakson

Published on Sunday 2 October 2022 | Article n°418

In brief from India: new panels at Credence Solar, Goldi Solar, Emmvee; capacity increase at Jakson

India's Credence Solar is introducing bifacial panels in the 650 to 670 watt range. The panels consist of

of 132 single PERC half-cells and 12 busbars, with front-end power conversion efficiencies of 21% to 21.6%.


India's Goldi Solar has introduced a two-sided panel, using heterojunction. It has 132 half-cells and a conversion efficiency of 22.8%. The company wants to invest USD 615,000 in capacity expansion and backward integration by 2025. Having a panel production capacity of 2.5 GW, it wants to reach 6 GW of panels and install a cell production capacity of 5 GW by 2025.


India's Emmvee is introducing a range of glass-to-glass bifacial panels with outputs from 530W to 545W, using 144 mono PERC half-cells and 10 busbars. Its conversion rate is between 20.5% and 21.1%.

Emmvee has a panel production capacity of 1.25 GW in Karnataka. This will be increased to 3.25 GW by December 2023.


India's Jakson Green wants to increase its panel and cell manufacturing capacity from the current 0.5 GW to 1 GW in six months' time and then to 2 GW by the end of 2024. It has plans for distributed development of green hydrogen and ammonia

PV Magazine of 29 September 2022

Editor's note: The above is certainly a summary of the various presentations and perspectives of Indian PV players. These six messages indicate that India is moving fast. Very fast! Beware of the shock it will cause in Europe!

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