Saatvik Green Energy, a manufacturing company, has increased its capacity to 1 GW with the installation of a 500 MW mono PERC panel facility in Ambala, Haryana. The company aims for 3 GW of annual photovoltaic equipment manufacturing by the end of 2023. As per the company’s statement, the new manufacturing site is equipped to produce high-efficiency solar modules with a power output of 530-610 Wp using mono PERC, half-cut, multi-busbar technology.
Saatvik is also planning to set up an additional 1.2 GW of solar production capacity in Gandhidham, Gujarat. The company aims to develop an “ecosystem” including module and cell production by the end of March 2023. In June 2021, Saatvik Green Energy won a 141.76 MW solar modules tender from Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL). The tender was floated by BHEL for their 100 MWac Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited Raghanesda Ultra Mega solar park in Gujarat.
In August 2021, Gautam Solar, a solar manufacturer, installed solar pumps of 7.5 and 10 HP capacity at 1500 different locations in Haryana under the Pradhan Mantri Kusum Yojana to reduce farmers’ reliance on diesel-based generators and make it easier for them to access electricity. The government has set a target to install 22,000 standalone solar pumps in Haryana within the first year of the scheme.