Power Limited, the Energy and Power division of PLG Group, Mumbai,
India, has placed a 25MW turnkey photovoltaic (PV) module production
line order with Spire Corporation. This is PLG Power’s first operation
in the PV industry.
“We are excited to be chosen for this turnkey solar factory line by PLG Group,” said Roger G. Little, Chairman and CEO of Spire Corporation. “The photovoltaics market is expanding exponentially in India and is expected to grow by more than 500% in the next few years. Given this rapid expansion, companies need to enter the market quickly and efficiently. Spire adds great value to manufacturers with our ability to deliver a complete solar factory, along with all of the training needed to succeed in the solar business. We have strong representation in India and Spire is well positioned to meet the needs of our growing customer base there.”
Mr. Punit K. Goyal, Chairman and Managing Director of PLG Group, said, “We are extremely pleased to be working with Spire Corporation. As the market leader in turnkey solar module lines and equipment, they offer us an excellent path to expansion and future vertical integration. This flexibility is important to our business plan and will allow us to grow rapidly. Spire has a solid history and years of experience in solar capital equipment, and this experience will be critical to our success in the solar industry.”
Spire will provide PLG Power Limited with a high performance, semi-automated crystalline cell module manufacturing line that integrates Spire’s key interconnect, lamination, and testing machines, along with intermediate tooling stations.