SOFAR Signs a 100MW Supply Contract of Utility Projects with Velan Infra in India

2023/08/15 Source:SOFAR

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SOFAR, the global leading provider of all-scenario solar PV and energy storage solutions, has forged a 100MW contract of supplying SOFAR 255KTL-HV utility string inverters for solar plants in Tamil Nadu with Velan Infra, a reputed company engaged in the business of setting up solar power projects across India. The commissioning of the entire 100MW project is expected to be completed by November 2023.


SOFAR 255KTL-HV is a highly efficient and reliable inverter designed for utility solar. The inverter boasts an impressive 12 MPPTs with a max. efficiency up to 99.02%, able to create optimal values for end users. Its IP66 and C5 protection ensures stable operation even under varying weather conditions. The AC/DC dual power supply design and 24/7 monitoring can realize protection against power failures. Additionally, the I-V curve scanning provides real-time updates on the system performance.


"High efficiency, easy installation & maintenance design of SOFAR string inverters, in addition to their local technical support and global acceptance are some of the important aspects of why we chose SOFAR as the inverter supplier. We would be happy to be associated with SOFAR for our future projects as well," said Mr. G. Shanmugavel, Chairman & MD, Velan Infra Projects Private Limited.


"By H1 2023, SOFAR shipment to India has reached over 2GW. We're pleased to provide our innovative solutions for Velan Infra projects," said Jesse Lau, Head of APAC and MEA Region at SOFAR, "In the future, we'll keep working on technological innovation and service optimization, further expanding our business layout to satisfy the demands of localized service support in India."




About Velan Infra Project Private Limited

Velan Infra Projects Private Limited (, is an ISO 9001:2015 certified company, headquartered in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, and has been operating since 2004. Led by visionary CMD, Mr. G. Shanmugavel, the Velan Group of Companies has achieved remarkable growth & success over the past few years.

With a deep understanding of renewable energy technologies and a dedication to sustainable solutions, Velan Infra has effectively implemented 70MW of Projects and 100MW is under construction and with a pipeline plan of 400MW in the next 12 months to cater to customer power needs through long-term Open Access Schemes, right from the initial concept to commissioning.



SOFAR is a global leading provider of all-scenario solar PV and energy storage solutions and committed to being the leader of digital energy solutions with a comprehensive portfolio, including PV inverters, hybrid inverters, battery storage system, central energy storage and smart energy management solutions for residential, C&I, and utility-scale applications. By 2021, SOFAR entered the TOP5 Global Hybrid Inverter Brands, set up a global R&D network with three R&D centers and two manufacturing bases. In 2022, SOFAR annual production capacity reached 10GW for PV & storage inverters and 1GWh for batteries. By 2022, SOFAR has shipped over 18GW inverters to more than 100 countries and regions around the world.

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