Solar Industry in India:
Three main manufacturers in Public sector:-
Bharat Electronics Ltd., Bangalore: Crystalline Silicon
Central Electronics Ltd, Sahibabad: Crystalline Silicon
Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd., Gurgaon/Bangalore: Crystalline and Amorphous Silicon
Private Sector Solar Industry in India:–
-Started in 1991-92 with Rs.16 million and stood Rs.4323.6 million in 2005-06. More than 70% export.
-To increase production to 85 MW by the end of 2007. By 2010 proposes to increase production to 300 MW. $300 million plan to invest.
Moserbaer Photo Voltaic Pvt. Ltd.
-With project cost of $58m the target was to reach a capacity of 80MW by 2007
-It is making Single Crystal, Multi-junction Concentrator in collaboration with Solfocus, and Nanostructure PV, Thin Film Solar Panels Facility coming up from Applied Materials.
Signet Solar India
-US based Signet Solar to establish Signet Solar India
-Announcement on 7th June 2007 to invest 2 billion in India towards establishing a manufacturing base of 1 GW in Thin Film Technology in India