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


SOFAR, the global leading provider of all-scenario solar PV and energy storage solutions, has forged a 100 MW 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 100 MW 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.

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“By H1 2023, SOFAR shipment to India has reached over 2 GW. 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.” 

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