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JUL 12 2018

Seminar on business opportunities in India's solar sector held in China

  • Economic Times, ET Bureau / Hyderabad
  • Created: Thu 12th JUL 2018


More than 110 Chinese companies attended a seminar here on business opportunities in the solar sector in India aimed at wooing Chinese manufacturers to invest in India, an embassy statement said on Tuesday.

The seminar organised by the embassy of India in Beijing in association with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) was aimed at promoting Request for Selection Documents (RfS) project floated by SECI among prospective Chinese investors.

It was attended by more than 150 delegates from more than 110 Chinese companies, financial institutions and banks.  China New Energy Chamber of Commerce (CNECC) and China Photovoltaic Industry Association (CPIA) participated as co-organisers of the event, said a statement from Indian embassy in China.

Prashant Lokhande, Counsellor (Economic & Commerce) said that the RfS was an immediate opportunity for Chinese solar manufacturers to invest in India.

Through RfS, a unique opportunity is offered to global solar companies for setting up 5 GW integrated manufacturing facility for manufacturing solar PV modules along with solar cells, silicon wafers and ingots, the statement said.

Sanjay Sharma, General Manager of SECI gave a presentation about overall solar sector scenario of India, market size, opportunities and details about the RfS document.

Shi Limin, Standing Deputy Secretary General, CNECC and Jiang Hua, Director at CPIA appealed to the Chinese investors to grab this immediate opportunity in solar sector and invest in India, the statement said.


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