Borosil expands solar glass capacity in India to 1,000 tpd


Borosil Renewables has expanded its solar panel glass manufacturing capacity in India to 1,000 tons per day by starting the trial production from its third solar glass furnace with a capacity of 550 tpd. With 1,000 tpd capacity, it can supply solar glass for 6 GW of solar module production per annum.

“The trial production from our SG-3 solar glass furnace with the capacity of 550 tpd commenced on January 26, 2023, in its first rolling line. The trial production from the second rolling line also commenced today, i.e., January 27, 2023,” stated the company in a stock exchange filing. 

Borosil Renewables’ other two furnaces in India, located in Bharuch, Gujarat, have production capacities of 240 tpd and 210 tpd, respectively.

The manufacturer now has a cumulative solar glass capacity of 1,300 tpd in India and Germany, which includes 300 tpd in Germany added through the acquisition of Europe’s largest solar glass manufacturer Interfloat Group.

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