Press release from Sep 29, 2020

BELECTRIC secures new major contract in India


  • Planned capacity of 250 MW AC

  • BELECTRIC as EPC and O&M provider awarded by Fortum

  • BELECTRIC India ranked as “Top Ten Solar EPC Provider 2020”


Kolitzheim (Germany) / Mumbai (India) – BELECTRIC, a German based company, further increases its footprint in the ever-growing solar industry of India by securing a major contract for a PV project in Rajasthan. BELECTRIC will be the construction and commissioning partner and will provide operation and maintenance services (O&M) to the large-scale solar plant on behalf of the owner Fortum Solar Plus Private Limited (Fortum). With a planned installed capacity of 250 MW AC the solar power plant will be one of India’s largest installations.

“At the beginning of the year we delivered a new 250 MW AC solar plant for our customer Fortum, safely, on time and with a quality build. I am delighted that Fortum have placed again their trust in us and awarded BELECTRIC for its next large-scale solar project in India”, explains Ingo Alphéus, CEO of BELECTRIC Solar & Battery GmbH. “This underpins our strong position as a system integrator and general contractor for utility-scale ground-mounted PV in the challenging Indian market. Together with the project in Rajasthan, BELECTRIC will break through the one-gigawatt level of installed capacity in India this year.”

Jitendra Singh, CEO & Managing Director of BELECTRIC Photovoltaic India Pvt. Ltd, adds: “We are pleased to secure this new contract.  It goes to demonstrate that we are highly competitive in the Indian market and that our costumers recognize both our high quality project management and health and safety standards. BELECTRIC continues to maintain the highest standard of health and safety guidance which in the backdrop of the Corona pandemic is more important than ever.”

BELECTRIC Photovoltaic India Pvt. Ltd. is an established EPC in India. The company was founded in 2009 and has been steadily growing its footprint in India, starting with MWp scale projects to one of India’s first 1,500 V systems and two of Asia’s largest rooftop installations on a single location. In total the company has been involved in solar projects in India with an installed capacity of more than 1GWp. The trade magazine ‘siliconindia’ acknowledged BELECTRIC’s performance in India and has recently ranked the company as one of the ten most promising Solar EPC Providers 2020.