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Solargise India To Set Up 2 GW Solar Capacity Over Next 4 Years

Originally published on Cleantechies.

A subsidiary of UK-based Solargise Limited in India has announced ambitious capacity addition plans over the next 4 years.

Solargise-India-1024x516Solargise India Limited recently announced plans to set up 2 GW of solar power capacity over the next 4 years. The company plans to invest Rs 12,000 crore (US$1.8 billion) for this venture.

Apart from the solar power projects development, the company also plans to set up sizable manufacturing capabilities. It has announced plans to set up solar cell and module manufacturing facilities of 500 MW per year capacity.

The company will set up the manufacturing facilities at Bengaluru, but did not specify which states it plans to target for the 2 GW solar power capacity addition.

Solargise India has partnered with General Electric for engineering, procurement, and construction services. GE will supply inverters, transformers, and SCADA systems to manage the projects.

A number of foreign project developers have been attracted to the Indian solar power market over the last few months, following the announcement of one of the most ambitious capacity addition targets in the world. The likes of SunEdison, SkyPower Global, Fortum Group, and many others, are already among the leaders in the Indian solar power market.

Image: Solargise India signing MoU with government of Karnataka (Source: Solargise)

Reprinted with permission.

 
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