First Solar Inc., Kiran Energy Solar Power Pvt. Ltd. and Mahindra Solar One Pvt. Ltd. have completed an agreement for the supply of First Solar's thin-film solar modules for two PV projects in India.
The plants, which will total 50 MW, will be constructed in India's Rajasthan state. They are part of the second batch of utility-scale solar projects being built under India's Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (NSM). The NSM aims to install 20,000 MW of new solar electricity generating capacity by 2022.
First Solar will supply more than 585,000 of its modules for the two projects. Construction on both projects is expected to begin this year and be completed in the first quarter of 2013.