India: Suntech and Sunborne enter into 100 MW supply agreement

03. May 2011 | Products, Industry & Suppliers | By:  Becky Stuart

Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd is to supply Indian company SunBorne Energy with 100 megawatts (MW) of solar modules over the next two years. They will be used for projects in India.

Suntech solar HQ, Wuxi, China

Suntech will supply 100 MW of solar modules over the next two years. Image: Suntech.

The two companies have entered into a framework agreement, under which the Chinese module manufacturer will supply Sunborne with its 280Wp polycrystalline silicon modules. The agreement reportedly includes an initial order for 10 MW of solar panels for a project in Gujarat, India.

"We are proud to support the Gujarat government in their endeavour to bring clean power to India and attain energy security. This partnership reiterates our action plan of providing cost-effective utility scale solar solutions and targeting grid parity by 2017," commented James Abraham, managing director & CEO, SunBorne Energy.

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