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FIMER commissions first 5MVA inverter in India

AUGUST 25, 2020

FIMER recently successfully commissioned an 8MW Solar PV Project with its advanced PVS980-58 5MVA central inverter for SLP Spinning Mills Pvt Ltd, one of the leading mills in India producing high quality cotton yarn both for domestic usage and export purpose. The project is located at Nellore in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India.

The textile industry is one of the leading industries in India continually adopting solar and engaging in environmentally friendly sources such as installing captive power plants, windmills and now Solar power. Many leading textile mills have invested in Solar recognizing the benefits of solar energy which includes electricity savings, clean energy and self-sufficiency in the long term while also reassuring their commitment to climate change through their sustainability efforts.

FIMER has catered to the ever-growing demand of the textile sector in India and has delivered about 100 MW supplied to various major textile mills in the country helping the industry to reduce the environmental impact and produce the textile in eco-friendly manner. FIMER is the first in the industry to introduce its next generation PVS980-58, with 5MVA the single largest inverter block in the market. The 8 MW Solar PV project of SLP Spinning Mills consists of 2 units of FIMER PVS980-58 5MVA inverters, the first inverter of such capacity to be commissioned in India. The plant recently commissioned in July 2020 has been generating an average of 40000 units (KWH) per day resulting in significant savings for the end user. FIMER has been at the forefront of this project and lending a helping hand even at the time of ongoing pandemic. The support rendered by the engineering and service team while installation and commissioning of the plant even during Covid era is appreciated by the end user.

Engaging on this, Sri. D.Suryaprakasa Rao, the Chairman & Managing Director of SLP Spinning Mills Pvt Ltd said – “We chose FIMER because of the product quality and proven track record of the inverters. After extensive research done on various manufacturers of inverters, we wanted to go with a company which is trustworthy and reliable and therefore we were confident to select their new product. We wanted the inverters to be robust and trusted FIMER for the performance and the service network they have.’’ He Further adds - “We applaud the dedication of the engineers who helped us in installing and commissioning of the plant on time.’’

Underlining FIMER’s portfolio of advanced solar solutions, the PVS980-58 central inverter has a unique approach to inverter design and technology ensuring it delivers high performance, increased uptime and long lifetime with reduced maintenance for larger PV plants. The inverter comes with a patented (phase change thermosiphon) cooling technology to provide high efficiency and low auxiliary power losses. Some of the key features of 5 MVA inverter includes outstanding endurance for outdoor use, Compact design for easy maintenance and installation, life cycle service and support, versatile design for largescale PV power plants, comprehensive simulation models and wide range of communication options.

Elaborating on the unique offering, KN Sreevatsa – Country Managing Director, FIMER India says, “We are excited to bring to our customers a game changing product in the inverter industry. This product is best suited for utility scale PV Projects wherein maintaining the uptime of the inverter is of utmost importance. Increased generation in plant performance alongside with reduced maintenance of the product will help our customers to extract the maximum benefit with increased ROI, improved LCOE and reducing overall carbon footprint.’’ FIMER’s New Era brings innovation and flexibility for the customer to choose from an array of exciting next-generation new products.

For more information, please contact: 

Upasana Boruah 
Marketing & Corporate Communications Manager
e-mail: upasana.boruah@fimer.com