NEXTracker™ announced today it has partnered with CleanMax Solar to supply 30MW of its NX Horizon single-axis trackers to a project in Tamil Nadu. The grid-connected project will deliver energy to a major IT consumer in Chennai, under a long-term contract with CleanMax Solar. Set up under the Group Captive Scheme, 100% of the electricity generated will be consumed in Tamil Nadu. The system is expected to be operational by the end of Q1 2017.
"We are proud to be partnering with India's leader in the corporate solar market, CleanMax Solar," said NEXTracker CEO, Dan Shugar. "In the five years since its inception, CleanMax Solar has assembled an impressive portfolio of global industrial corporations to which it is providing clean energy generation. Our advanced solar tracker technology and experience in the India market will complement CleanMax Solar's efforts to accelerate India's private sector adoption of renewable power generation."
"We are pleased to be working with NEXTracker on this project. The Company has a strong global track record of executing projects with superior design engineering and exceptional customer service," stated CleanMax Solar Managing Director, Kuldeep Jain. "As the leading provider of solar power to corporates in India, we are always looking for the best technology to increase the output from our solar plants, and NEXTracker's technology complements this approach perfectly."