Hon’ble Minister of Municipal Administration and Urban Development of Telangana, Shri K T Rama Rao formally inaugurates the facility
Plans to invest Rs. 1200 Crore over the next two years to augment capacities
Premier now the 2nd largest player in India as an integrated facility producing both cells and modules
Hyderabad : Premier Energies, one of India’s leading Solar PV Cells & Module manufacturing company, today unveiled their new state-of-the-art facility at E-City Hyderabad. Built with an investment of Rs. 483 crores, with this new facility Premier Energies is now the 2nd largest player in India in India as an integrated facility producing both cells and modules.
The new plant was formally inaugurated by Hon’ble Minister of Municipal Administration and Urban Development of Telangana, Shri K T Rama Rao. Smt Sabita Indra Reddy, Minister for Education, Telangana was guest of honour on the occasion. Several high-level officials, dignitaries, Surender Pal Singh, Founder and Chairman, and Chiranjeev Saluja, Founder and Managing Director of Premier Energies were also present.
The new manufacturing unit, a greenfield project with a capacity of 750 MW solar cell & 750 MW solar module, will produce MCCE textured multi-crystalline cells and modules, Mono PERC cells and modules as well as 19.2% efficiency polycrystalline cells and modules.
The plant has been designed to produce latest generation products by incorporating Monocrystalline PERC technology. This technology will usher change by increasing the wafer size to 182 mm and 210 mm.
The ISO 9001/ ISO 14001 certified manufacturing facility uses state of the art production systems such as TQC (Total Quality Control) and SPC (Statistical Process Control) quality control. This launch will therefore increase the availability of highest quality ‘Made in India’ solar cells aligned to the government’s Atmanirbhar Bharat initiatives.
Speaking on the occassion, Surender Pal Singh, Founder and Chairman, Premier Energies said, “We have realized over the last two decades that solar power is not only a cleaner alternative to traditional energy that is highly dependent on fossil fuel, but can also address the power crisis that India, especially our villages, is grappling with.
In an agricultural economy like India, solar energy can play a big role in irrigation and harvesting. We at Premier Energies are committed to harnessing the power of sun for a prosperous and a greener India.”
“It is a proud moment for us that our new plant is up and operational during the most trying times of the 21st century. My heartfelt thanks to the Govt of Telangana for supporting us in this journey. They believed in our vision and encouraged us to grow,” added Mr. Singh.
Chiranjeev Saluja, Founder and Managing Director, Premier Energies said, “We at Premier Energies realize that the future of the power industry in India is going to be driven by renewable energy, primarily dominated by solar energy.
With the expanded capacity, we aim to work towards India’s commitment to addressing climate change. Our core philosophy is to work for a greener decade while contributing to the Indian power sector.”
Other highlights of the new manufacturing facility are:
- 100% EL and Visual Sorting
- Color Uniformity
- Minimum Power Loss
- Excellent Solderability
- Best in Class technology MCCE
- Highly Automated Equipment
Headquartered in Greater Hyderabad Telangana, Premier Energies, has a capacity of 1.25 GW Module and 0.75GW Cell. With new launch, the company is now 2nd largest integrated manufacturer of solar cells and modules in India. The company has completed 25 years of operations in 2020.
About Premier Energies
Premier Energies is one of India’s leading Solar PV Cells & Module manufacturing company providing end to end solar power solutions to organizations across India and 30 countries in Europe, Africa, and Asia. For over two and a half decades, the company has been driving sustainability in the renewable energy sector with a spectrum of products and innovations in energy generation and storage.
Premier is the first Indian solar module manufacturing company to be BIS certified and the world’s 1st CB certified company for Solar PV modules issued by UL. Formerly Premier Solar, Premier Energies has today diversified from solar energy to a fully integrated clean energy company offering end to end solutions. For over two decades, the company has been driving sustainability in the renewable energy sector with a spectrum of products and innovations in energy generation and storage.