|Chennai: Shan Solar Pvt Ltd, plans crystalline silicon manufacturing plant. |
The plant is expected to cost around Rs 720 crore.
The modules plant would import crystalline silicon cells from China or Taiwan and make PV modules - a process of assembly that involves cutting the cells, placing them on glass sheets, wiring them together, laminating the surface and adding a 'junction box.'
It has acquired additional land in Sri City. While no decision has been taken to put up the plant in Sri City, the company is inclined towards locating the cell plant near the module unit.
Centrotherm Photovoltaics of Germany is Shan Solar's technology partner and equipment supplier.