January 16, 2015: Moser Baer India Ltd, the renowned technology manufacturing company, has a solar manufacturing arm which has commenced its operations. It will manufacture upgraded solar cells and comes after the central government’s programs focused on Domestic Content Requirement (DCR) of solar cells and modules for solar farms. Commenting on the revival of the solar manufacturing subsidiary, K.N.Subramaniam, CEO Moser Baer solar business said, “For the country to achieve the highly ambitious target of 100,000MW by 2022 of Solar power capacity, we need to ensure strong and robust domestic manufacturing. We appreciate the government’s consistent thrust on ‘Make in India’ and focus on solar as a critical component in the country’s energy mix as borne out in various programs in support of domestic manufacturing in the country.”
Subramniam further said that the upgraded cell line operations allow Moser Baer to participate in DCR projects and also supply them with the requisite inputs. This can allow the company to make a mark as one of nation’s leading solar manufacturer. The solar manufacturing unit of Moser Baer has been recognised with various certifications including 5 Star Rating TUV Rheinland, JET & JIS (Japan), MCS (UK), CEC (Australia), ITCOL (Bangladesh) & DGS&D (India) for processes adopted in manufacturing of PV Modules.