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Tempered 2-millimetre glass from India

Submitted by Baerbel Epp on December 20, 2017
BorosilGujarat Borosil has begun producing its first 2-millimetre tempered glass parts after 18 months of research. The Indian business had received a personal congratulatory letter from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said Managing Director Shreevar Kheruka. It had invested Indian Rupee (INR) 2 billion (around EUR 26.67 million) in the facility. The technology targets the booming solar PV industry, but will likewise be offered to solar collector manufacturers. 
Photo: Jaideep N. Malaviya
 

India: Glass for Solar Collectors misses Customs Duty Exemption

Submitted by Baerbel Epp on April 14, 2011

 Borosil Glass Works” In the Union Budget for financial year 2011-2012, which began at the first of April, Indian Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee granted full exemption from basic customs duty to importers of raw glass and toughened glass used in the photovoltaic industry. Some of the solar collector manufacturers found this unequal treatment difficult to accept, because PV modules and solar collectors use the same low iron glass, only in different sizes and thicknesses.
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India: Sufficient Raw Materials for strong Market Growth

Submitted by Baerbel Epp on December 16, 2010

 Aluminium fins” Aluminium fins by Indian company Maharaja Techno Chromes: According to the manufacturer, the laser-welded fins are nearly 60 % less expensive than copper ones and market acceptance is satisfying. Efficiency is certainly still a bit lower.
Photo: Jaideep Malaviya

India: Borosil Starts Producing Low Iron Solar Glass

Submitted by Baerbel Epp on November 22, 2009

 Gujarat Borosil Limited” Gujarat Borosil Limited introduced a component to the market of flat plate collectors: the low iron glass cover. Pradeep Kheruka (right), Chairman and Managing Director, and his son Shreevar, Vice President, presented it at the Renewable Energy India Expo 2009.
Photo: Jaideep Malaviya

Borosolar: India’s first glass vacuum tube manufacturer

Submitted by Baerbel Epp on October 2, 2008

Borosolar vaccum tubes from IndiaNew brand Borosolar: Borosil Glass Works Ltd. launched the first vacuum tube collector fully produced in India.
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