Azure Power signs agreement to source 600 MW of First Solar’s high-performance modules

Azure Power Global Limited has entered into an agreement for 600 MW direct current of high-performance, advanced thin film photovoltaic (PV) solar modules from First Solar, Inc.

The agreement is the first for production from First Solar’s new manufacturing facility in Tamil Nadu, which is expected to be commissioned in the second half of 2023. Under the agreement, Azure Power is expected to take delivery of First Solar’s Series 7 PV solar modules from the fourth quarter of 2023 to 2025. First Solar’s vertically integrated manufacturing facility, located near Chennai, is projected to have an annual nameplate capacity of 3.3 GW DC and is expected to produce a version of the company’s Series 7 modules that is optimised for the Indian market.