GE to triple solar as well as battery capacity at new Indian manufacturing facility

Jun 10, 2022 12:12 PM ET
  • United States conglomerate General Electric (GE) is looking to triple its solar and also battery energy storage manufacturing capacity at its recently launched Renewable Hybrids manufacturing facility in India by the end of 2022 to 9GW per annum.
GE to triple solar as well as battery capacity at new Indian manufacturing facility
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Adhering to growth in its production stockpile and strong hidden demand, GE will ramp up production of its power conversion solution called FLEXINVERTER (formerly LV5+) as well as the utility-scale storage option FLEXRESERVOIR, which can additionally integrate with its digital FLEXIQ platform.

" Solar and battery power storage will remain to be a key chauffeur in delivering Hybrid systems that make it possible for the power shift," claimed Prakash Chandra, Chief Executive Officer of Renewable Hybrids at GE. "Our new manufacturing facility has actually increase to meet boosting sector and client demand."

GE has been supplying standalone PV inverters as well as solar energy options given that 2012. It said FLEXIQ, which supplies style, operation and fleet monitoring remedies, has helped optimise assets and also boost plant efficiency through far better system style.

" We have actually gotten positive responses from customers on all our Hybrid systems, including the FLEXINVERTER Power Station technology, an incorporated containerised remedy that integrates a solar inverter, medium voltage power transformer and also an optional MV Ring Main Unit, all incorporated in a typical 20-feet ISO high cube container," said Chandra.

" The technology is a wise remedy that helps provide a trusted, economical, plug & play, factory-integrated power conversion platform for utility-scale solar as well as storage applications," he included.

GE claimed it has actually mounted more than "400GW of clean renewable energy and also outfitted more than 90% of energies worldwide with its grid remedies."

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