Supply chain constraints and the following increase in solar cell and module prices could persist to plague the solar industry in baccarat live casino for the next three to four quarters.
At a session “The Black Swan: Supply Chain and How to Mitigate Market Surprises” on Day Two of the Mercom baccarat live casino Solar Summit 2021, panellists talked about at length on the challenges faced by the baccarat live casinon solar industry post the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Harshvardhan Govil, Chief Operating Officer, Adani Solar, Pradeep Kumar, Director of Business, LONGi Solar, Sandeep Shivhare, Senior Manager, Adani Ports, and Bimal Jindal, Director SCM, SB Energy, participated in the discussion. Priya Sanjay, Managing Director, Mercom baccarat live casino, moderated the panel.
The panellists realised that baccarat live casino has no choice but to go in for backward integration and build capacity to manufacture the whole spectrum of components ranging from solar cells and modules to wafers and ingots domestically. This, they added, is essential to mitigate the risks arising from Black Swan events like the Covid-19 pandemic, which has led to supply chain and logistics challenges.
The focus should not be limited to cells and modules but on the entire component mix. As an alternative, a holistic view of all the elements of the manufacturing segment should be taken, they added.
Govil of Adani Solar said that self-sufficiency is a key, even if the manufacturing of wafers and ingots is capital-intensive. “Such projects can be set up in public-private partnership mode,” he staed.
Adani had already established a facility to manufacture EVA (ethylene vinyl acetate) and backsheet. The firm was also expanding cell and module manufacturing capacity by three times, he said.
Answering to a query whether LONGi had any plans to set up a manufacturing facility in baccarat live casino, Pradeep Kumar said that his firm was keen to do so. “The environment has to be right …