10 GW Solar Inverter Factory Launched In India

WattPower Commissions $172 Million String Inverter Manufacturing Fab In Tamil Nadu

10 GW Solar Inverter Factory Launched In India

WattPower’s 10 GW factory in Chennai will roll out string inverters. (Illustrative Photo; Photo Credit: Roman Zaiets/Shutterstock.com)

  • WattPower has announced the launch of a string inverter factory in India  
  • With 10 GW annual production capacity, the fab will create 180 direct and indirect jobs 
  • The factory is located on a 3.5 acres space in Tamil Nadu’s capital Chennai  

Part of Germany’s Wattkraft Solar GmbH, India’s WattPower has forayed into solar inverter production with the launch of a 10 GW string inverter fab in the state of Tamil Nadu on a 3.5-acre space.   

With a massive $172 million investment in the first year and an initial annual production capacity of 10 GW, the company is ready to take the Indian solar PV industry to a global scale,” according to a brief company statement reported by local media.  

WattPower is part of WattKraft Industries Private Limited in India with Divya Prakash Choraria as its managing director. The company says the factory has come up in response to India’s growing appetite for green energy solutions. It will create 180 direct and indirect jobs.  

Leading Chinese solar inverter producer Sungrow also operates a 10 GW manufacturing facility in India, in Bengaluru (see India PV News Snippets).  

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