Solar Frontier, Welspun sign 100 MW solar module deal
Solar Frontier will supply its proprietary CIS thin-film solar modules, manufactured in Japan, to Welspun Renewables - a leading generator of solar energy in India. Solar Frontier´s CIS modules will be used in Welspun Renewables´ upcoming solar power projects in India at sites with high levels of solar irradiation.
The government of India has set a target of 175 GW of renewable energy by 2022, of which 100 GW will be solar energy.
´Solar energy is a priority sector for meeting India´s high demand for clean, renewable and economical energy,´ said Sindoor Mittal, Welspun Renewables´ director. ´The Agreement with Solar Frontier brings us one step closer to meeting our green energy commitment.´
Welspun Renewables´ supply agreement follows a recent spate of power purchase agreements that the company has signed with multiple state governments. Welspun targets commissioning over 1 GW of solar and wind capacity within fiscal 2015. Welspun Renewables is present across nearly all States in India.