Air Products says its joint venture in India, INOX Air Products Ltd., has signed two new contracts with Indian photovoltaic manufacturers for the company's SunSource Solutions gases and materials to support the burgeoning Indian PV market.
INOX Air Products has signed a long-term gas supply contract to provide bulk and specialty gases to HHV Solar Technologies Pvt. Ltd. at its new thin-film PV fab in Bangalore. The contract calls for the supply of hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen and argon, as well as specialty gases, including silane, methane and dopant mixtures. In addition, INOX Air Products will provide the total gas management at HHV Solar's research, development and demonstration fab.
INOX Air Products will also supply Jupiter Solar Power Ltd., a subsidiary of Jupiter International, with specialty gases, including nitrogen, oxygen, silane and ammonia, to its new PV facility at Baddi in Himachal Pradesh, India. Jupiter Solar Power Ltd. is setting up PV solar cell manufacturing facilities in Himachal Pradesh and West Bengal at an aggregate investment of Rs 1,500 crore (approximately $300 million).
SOURCE: Air Products