The Indian government is taking steps to boost local solar manufacturing at home, partly as a way to reduce reliance on China. Photo: AFP
The Indian government is taking steps to boost local solar manufacturing at home, partly as a way to reduce reliance on China. Photo: AFP
Energy

US scrutiny of solar products from China’s Xinjiang could ‘create opportunities’ for Indian manufacturers

  • India has the fifth largest solar power capacity in the world, but it is dependent on imported silicon cells and photovoltaic modules, mainly from China
  • The Indian government is trying to boost domestic manufacturing, but companies have to overcome high production costs and a lack of technical experience

The Indian government is taking steps to boost local solar manufacturing at home, partly as a way to reduce reliance on China. Photo: AFP
The Indian government is taking steps to boost local solar manufacturing at home, partly as a way to reduce reliance on China. Photo: AFP
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