The popular solar energy event SOLARCON India going to be held on November 9-11 at Hyderabad International Convention Centre in Hyderabad, India to feature solar PV technical workshops and certification programs. SOLARCON India is organizing this event in partnership with the National Centre for Photovoltaic Research and Education of IIT Bombay.
"As a trade association we believe in bringing together our members with industry leaders to work collaboratively on issues such as workforce development" said Debasish Paul Choudhury, president, SEMI India. "SOLARCON India is not just another show in India. It is a platform to give voice to the solar manufacturing industry in India and to further serve our constituents through a wide range of initiatives such as industry standards, public policy, market research and environmental, health and safety (EHS) programs."
The SEMI India PV Advisory Committee represents companies from manufacturers, equipment and materials suppliers and academia, and connects the complete PV supply chain in India. The 15 members represent: Tata BP Solar, Applied Materials India, Lanco Solar, Solar Semiconductor, Moser Baer India, Titan Energy Systems, Oerlikon Solar, Websol Energy Solutions Ltd., SunEdison Energy India Pvt. Ltd., AES Solar Energy Pvt Ltd., Department of Energy Science and Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, and Siemens Ltd.
Prior to SOLARCON India, SEMI and the NCPRE will hold a short course on "Solar PV Power Systems: Concepts, Operation and Applications" on August 24-26 in Jaipur, Rajasthan. Rajasthan is particularly relevant right now because it is one of three regions in India that will make up 70 percent of India's market growth in 2011 due to favorable state policies. (Source: Solarbuzz, August 2011)
For more information about SOLARCON India (including exhibiting), please visit: http://www.solarconindia.org/