MiaSolé equips 11.6MW Indian PV array

One of India’s largest PV arrays has been commissioned using MiaSolé modules, as the California-based thin-film specialist embarks on an ambitious expansion programme in the wake of its January acquisition by China’s Hanergy.

The 11.6MW array was built by Indian developer KSK Energy Ventures adjacent to one of its coal-fired power plants, and is registered under the country’s National Solar Mission.

The US Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank) provided $9m in debt financing for the project – the second time it has provided finance for a solar project using modules from the Santa Clara-based company in India.

Like cadmium-telluride thin-film giant First Solar, MiaSolé – whose modules are based on copper, indium, gallium, selenide (CIGS) technology – are exempt from the local-content rules embedded within India’s National Solar Mission.

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