Renewsys launches 5-busbar cell production in India’s Telangana

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on reddit
Share on email
The firm claims it is the first Indian company to produce 5BB cells domestically. Credit: Renewsys India

India-based solar equipment manufacturer Renewsys India, part of international conglomerate Enpee Group, has launched production of 5-busbar (BB) solar PV cells at a Hyderabad facility in the Indian state of Telangana.

The firm claims it is the first Indian company to produce 5BB cells domestically. The products are part of Renewsys’ RESERV range of multicrystalline cells, which are manufactured using European PV cell equipment.

Commercial production of modules containing these cells will start from July onwards. Increasing the number of busbars in a cell lowers the series resistance and thus increases the current, allowing for greater module performance.

Having started cell production in India back in 2016, Renewsys also recently completed ramping cell lines from 30MW to 130MW, reaching full capacity at the end of April.

Avinash Hiranandani, managing director, Renewsys India, said: “Renewsys recognizes that quality raw materials, commitment to R&D and competitively priced products are crucial to the solar industry, affecting the performance and success of PV solar power systems. The launch of 5BB cells and modules will significantly improve the performance of solar PV systems.”

German concultancy Solsol helped on the cell production line work.

The industry awaits confirmation of reports that Indian solar manufacturers have filed an anti-dumping petition against equipment coming from China, Taiwan and Malaysia. Such a case could impact appetites for setting up cell production in India.

Read Next

June 18, 2021
UNOPS Sustainable Investments in Infrastructure and Innovation (S3i) has signed an agreement to invest in a 250MW solar plant in Rajasthan, India
June 16, 2021
EQT infrastructure has announced a takeover bid for Solarpack, which owns approximately 450MW of operational solar PV projects.
June 16, 2021
Azure Power Global saw its cost of deploying solar fall by nearly 19% last year, but the company still recorded a net loss of US$38.1 million in the quarter ending 31 March 2021 despite a year-on-year increase in revenue.
June 7, 2021
India’s rising renewable power capacity could render the country’s 33GW of coal-fired power plants under construction unviable.
June 3, 2021
Oslo headquartered renewable power producer Scatec has announced a new partnership with ACME to develop a 900MW solar power plant in the state of Rajasthan, India.
May 28, 2021
India installed just over 2GW of solar in Q1 2021 as the country rebounded from COVID-19 related delays, however full-year installs could fall to well below previous estimates, one forecast suggests.

Subscribe to Newsletter

Upcoming Events

Solar Media Events
July 6, 2021
Solar Media Events
August 24, 2021
Solar Media Events, Upcoming Webinars
October 6, 2021