Vikram Solar eyes Cencorp links

Vikram Solar is one of India's biggest module makers

Vikram Solar is one of India's biggest module makers

India’s Vikram Solar has begun exploring “collaboration opportunities” with Finnish technology group Cencorp that could see it begin using the latter company’s metal wrap-through (MWT) technology for its PV cells.

The exploration, set to play out over the next six months, will see the two negotiating “both business opportunites in [PV] and opportunities for ownership arrangements between the companies”.

Helsinki-listed Cencorp, majority owned by Finland’s Savcor Group, last year staked its future largely on the PV industry, stating its intention to take advantage of the PV industry downturn to become a global supplier of technology related to PV cells and their production equipment – and perhaps a module maker in its own right.

Kolkata-based Vikram is one of India’s largest module makers, with 150MW of domestic capacity, and Log in to read complete article.

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