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Made in Gujarat Solar PV Modules exported to America ; More in pipeline

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SURAT : Waaree Energies Limited, a renewable energy company, that has India’s largest Solar panel manufacturing capacity of 12GW at its plants in Chikhli, Surat and Umbergaon in Gujarat, announced it has supplied 850 MW solar PV modules for projects under development in the U.S. by Acciona Energia, a Spain based renewable energy company that operates more than 1 GW of solar, wind power and industrial-scale energy storage projects in the U.S.

Waaree also announced a three-year agreement in which Waaree will supply another 1.5 GW of solar modules to Acciona for additional U.S. projects from 2024-2026. In supplying 850 MW solar PV modules, Waaree delivered its monocrystalline passivated emitter and rear cell panels for four major solar projects: 56 MW in Fort Bend (Texas); 129 MW in High Point (Illinois); 288 MW in Union (Ohio); and 375 MW in Red Tailed Hawk Solar (Texas) projects. With these successful deliveries, Waaree has now supplied more than 4 GW of solar modules to customers in the United States in 2023.

Waaree in a statement further informed it delivered the modules four weeks ahead of schedule, enabling Acciona to meet its project commercial operation date timelines. The solar modules supplied for the projects have undergone internal and third-party quality testing. Under the terms of the three year supply agreement, Waaree Energies will supply Acciona with an additional 1.5 GW of its N Type TOPCON modules for Acciona’s projects in the United States from 2024 to 2026. A total of 2.34 GW of order is to be delivered, out of which Waaree Energies has already delivered 850 MW.

Sunil Rathi, Director of Sales, Waaree Energies, India said: “With deliveries of solar PV modules for projects such as High Point, Fort Bend, Union, and Red Tailed Hawk, Waaree Energies Limited has established itself as one of the reliable solar modules suppliers operating in the US market. At a time when the U.S. solar sector has faced supply chain challenges, Waaree has showcased its ability to deliver reliable module supplies while demonstrating a commitment toward maintaining product quality standards. We look forward to contributing to the clean energy transition across the United States and other global markets.”

Rafael Mateo Alcalá, CEO of Acciona Energía, said: “This collaboration with Waaree has been pivotal in achieving the supply of 850 MW solar PV modules for Acciona Energia’s major projects in the United States.”

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