Top 10 Solar PV Module Distributors in India for 2019

Jul 8, 2020 04:19 PM ET
  • Here we take a look at the leading solar PV module vendor in India (utility-scale and rooftop projects) for the year 2019.
Top 10 Solar PV Module Distributors in India for 2019

Solar power has actually ended up being the leading source for renewable resource expansion worldwide, and also the instance is comparable in India. Where it currently places ahead of wind energy, as the leading factor to India's renewable resource generational capacity.

According to the current information provided by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), as on February 29, 2020, a cumulative renewable energy ability of 132.15 GW had actually been installed in the country, with an extra capability of 46.69 GW under different phases of implementation and also 34.07 GW under different stages of bidding. Of these, grid-connected solar energy ability is at 35.07 GW, with 21.35 GW in execution and also an extra 31.27 GW at numerous stages of tendering.

Currently while the Indian solar market is expanding as rapidly as it is, a majority of its need (roughly 70 percent) is being met through imports from China and other foreign markets. And the Indian Government is currently planning to promptly change to an extra in your area dependent market as it intends to decrease the imports from international providers (specifically China). In accordance with which, brand-new statements have been made which will certainly see import obligations on Chinese imports rise to (at its highest) 40 percent of the expense of the modules. A hefty import obligation, and one that probably will come as a boost for the regional producers.

However, for 2019, while the safeguard duty was in location with import rates performing at 15 percent, the complete modules provided to the marketplace are estimated to be around 8,366 MW, mainly dominated by Chinese makers.

Right here we take a look at the leading solar PV module vendor in India (utility-scale as well as rooftop projects) for the year 2019.

Risen Energy

The leading module provider in the Indian market for 2019 was Chinese brand name Risen Energy. The company completed with an 11.6 percent share of the marketplace, inching out regional manufacture Waaree to the top place. The company, according to research company Bridge to India, held the leading place for a second consecutive year.


Mumbai-headquartered solar PV module producer Waaree secured a 10.6 percent market share in 2019, completing 2nd in the overall market behind Risen Energy. Nonetheless, it did beat the likes of Vikram Solar and Adani to claim the area of the leading neighborhood module provider on the market.


Another Chinese supplier, closing out the leading three supplier listing is Znshine. The company grabbed a 9.6 percent share of the marketplace to finish in the 3rd setting. Overall, the firm's exports to India decreased in 2019 which dropped from over a gigawatt in 2018 to roughly 800 MWs in 2019, nevertheless, it still kept a comfy share in the market.

Vikram Solar

4th in the listing, as well as just partially losing out to Znshine in the leading 3 vendors listing is Kolkatta based maker Vikram Solar. The company lost out ahead three by a margin of about 8-10 MWs, as it got a market share of 9.5 percent to Znshines' 9.6 percent. The firm has gotten a 300 MW solar project from NTPC as well as is anticipated to stay firm on top of the checklist for 2020.


Complying with right behind Vikram Solar is Adani which grabbed a 9.5 percent market share in the business. Adani perhaps is one the biggest IPPs as well as project designers in the nation, and its extravagance in the manufacturing organisation buoyed by the recent win in the country's very first production connected tender (annual necessary manufacturing capacity of 2000 MW) can see it challenging for the top spot very soon.

Trina Solar

First of the 5 Chinese companies that will liquidate the top 10 is Trina Solar. The firm got hold of an 8.5 percent share in the Indian market in 2019 to finish 6th. It is believed that the business was in fact leading the market for the very first fifty percent of the year yet after that lost out to the others by year-end.


Next in the list is Renesola which got a 6 percent market share in 2019, to slot in at seventh setting behind Trina Solar. The Chinese maker had actually gone across the milestone of 20 GW in solar module shipments internationally at the back end of 2019.


In eight position is JinkoSolar, which completed eighth in the list with a 4.6 percent share in the market. Not the most effective placement for the leading vendor, nevertheless, the firm has actually had a great start in 2020. The producer, according to JMK Research, was the leading solar module provider in India in the first quarter of 2020.

LONGi Solar

Among the world's leading makers of high-efficiency mono-crystalline solar batteries as well as modules, LONGi Solar just managed to end up 9th in the list of leading providers in India for 2019. The business took care of a 4.5 percent share in the market yet will hope to improve on that in 2020, as it has actually signed a 1.2 GW multi-year module supply agreement with Adani Green Energy.

Canadian Solar

Closing out the leading 10 is the seventh Chinese module manufacturer in the list-- Canadian Solar. The company held a 3.8 percent share in the Indian market in 2019. In April, the firm had specified that it had actually experienced the minimal effect of the coronavirus break out on its production facilities based in China, and also is anticipated to hold a bigger share in the market in 2020.

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