New BHEL solar cell, module production lines opened


Heavy Industries Minister Anant Geete has inaugurated BHEL’s state-of-the-art 200 MW solar module and 85 MW solar cell lines in Bengaluru.

“BHEL’s state-of-the-art 200 MW solar photovoltaic module manufacturing line and upgraded 85 MW solar photovoltaic cell manufacturing line were inaugurated by Union Minister of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises, Anant Geete, at the company’s manufacturing plants in Bengaluru today,” BHEL said in a statement.

With the commencement of commercial operation of these lines, the annual manufacturing capacity of state-run Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has been enhanced to 105 MW of solar cells and 226 MW of solar modules.