GE eyes 9 GW of annual photo voltaic, battery electronics manufacturing in India – EQ Mag Pro
US conglomerate Common Electrical (NYSE:GE) plans to triple its photo voltaic and battery vitality storage Energy Electronics Techniques manufacturing capability to 9 GW per yr by the tip of 2022 in a bid to satisfy rising demand.
The transfer is motivated by the corporate’s swelling backlog over the previous few months and “a sturdy demand outlook,” it mentioned in a press launch earlier this week.
GE is manufacturing the photo voltaic and battery energy electronics programs at its lately opened Renewable Hybrids manufacturing unit in India’s Tamil Nadu state. The power is the manufacturing base for the corporate’s FLEXINVERTER energy conversion resolution and the FLEXRESERVOIR vitality storage and energy electronics resolution. Each of them are utilized in photo voltaic, storage and hybrid functions and built-in into the so-called FLEXIQ digital platform that gives design, operation and fleet administration options.
The Renewable Hybrids manufacturing unit in Vallam was formally launched in February and now employs 250 folks.