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Enticing big players to India’s 5GW solar manufacturing tender

India’s unusual tender for 5GW of PV manufacturing capacity linked with 10GW of solar projects has been called many things, ranging from pioneering to fanciful, but the earliest stages have seen some of the global industry’s biggest names toss their hat in the ring.

GCL-SI to build 1GW solar plant in Chernobyl

GCL-SI, a subsidiary of GCL, is to develop a 1GW solar PV plant at the former contaminated nuclear site in Chernobyl, Ukraine. Construction is expected to start in 2017.

Essel Infra and GCL sign MoU for 5GW module manufacturing capacity in Andhra Pradesh

A consortium between India-based integrated utility and solar developer Essel Infra and China-based PV material manufacturer Golden Concord Holdings (GCL) has signed a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Andhra Pradesh government to invest US$2 billion in developing 5GW of module manufacturing capacity by 2020 in the Indian state.

GCL signs off on 100MW module supply deal with CNI Energy

Nanjing GCL New Energy — a subsidiary of GNE — has signed off on a 100MW module supply agreement with CNI Energy for RMB (US$61 million). The modules will be provided for Nanjing’s GCL New Energy’s 100MW PV project in Funan County, Anhui Province.