According to reports, ABB India has surpassed the 5 GW milestone for the supply of solar inverters in India. From schools to airports, canal tops and mega solar plants, ABB’s solar inverters with global technology made In India power various solar Installations across the country. As per market reports, India is set to become the third largest solar market in the world in 2017, expected to touch about 5 percent of the global solar capacity and ABB India is ready to support this growth.
“We would like to thank and acknowledge all our customers and channel partners for their continued support and commitment to ABB quality and technology. As India makes rapid strides on its clean energy mission, we are proud to partner this journey with our best in class, future-proof global technology made in India,” said Sanjeev Sharma, Managing Director, ABB India. “Quality products and innovative solutions are key to continue the momentum of growth of Indian renewable energy installations with digitalization adding the competitive edge. This makes ABB a natural choice to keep pace with the energy revolution sweeping the sector,” he added.
An early entrant in the renewable energy landscape, Azure Power is among the longest tenured utility scale solar power producers in India, with one of the largest portfolios of operating projects in the country. They executed India’s first private utility scale solar project in 2009 and the first megawatt-scale solar rooftop project over a distributed area in 2013. Azure Power’s rooftop solar project portfolio comprises 100 MW across 14 states in India.
Between April 2016 and March 2017, India witnessed more renewable energy capacity addition than the thermal counterpart for the first time in history, data of the Indian Central Electricity Authority (CEA) showed.
ABB is the leading global supplier of solar photovoltaic (PV) inverters. ABB’s solar inverter product portfolio ranges from 2 kW to 2 MW; 2 kW to 120 kW are string inverters optimized for residential rooftop usage and 250 kW to 2 MW central inverters are ideal for cost-efficient multi-megawatt power plants. The key differentiators of ABB solar inverters are high reliability, efficiency and ease of installation and maintenance. Plant management solutions including environmental management, software tools and lifetime support are also part of the portfolio.