SCHOTT Solar, Germany’s pioneering solar company announced it has completed the shipment of more than 17,000 SCHOTT PTR® 70 receivers to Godawari Green Energy Ltd. These high technology components form the heart of one of India’s first Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant. The 50 MW project is located near Nokh Village, Pokhran Tehsil, Jaisalmer District. It is contracted by Lauren Engineers & Constructors (I) Private Limited (LECI) .
“SCHOTT PTR® 70 receivers were an easy choice for us to make after carefully analyzing this impressive product’s outstanding track record with other large-scale CSP installations in other parts of the world. And this turned out to be a wise decision, considering what a reliable partner SCHOTT Solar has been. In any case, we are proud to be able to leverage their wealth of knowledge in this fast-growing field,” explained Mr. J P Tiwari, CEO of Godawari Green Energy.
“Size, quality and execution speed of this landmark project prove India’s resolve to make CSP technology a pillar in its quest to develop solar power. With abundant sunshine and vast power needs, the country is best placed to utilize such advanced solar technology to its full advantage,” notes Dr. Patrick Markschläger, Managing Director at SCHOTT Solar CSP.