Solar manufacturer to build first U.S. production facility in Texas 

Jan. 10, 2024
The facility will have an initial capacity to manufacture 3 gigawatts (GW) of solar modules annually with a projected capacity of up to 5 GW by 2027.

Waaree Energies has announced plans to open its first U.S. manufacturing facility in Brookshire, Texas. The company, which is India's largest solar PV module manufacturer, will invest $1 billion into the project over the next four years. The facility will have an initial capacity to manufacture 3 gigawatts (GW) of solar modules annually with a projected capacity of up to 5 GW by 2027. In addition, Waaree will build an integrated U.S.-made solar cell facility that is expected to be operational by 2025. The project will generate over 1,500 new jobs when the plant is at full capacity.  

In a recent quote, Waaree Chairman and Managing Director Hitesh Doshi said, "We are proud of this significant commitment by Waaree to U.S. domestic solar manufacturing. In partnership with a company of SB Energy's mission and stature, Waaree is fostering a solar manufacturing ecosystem in Texas, a state that has taken a leading position in clean energy manufacturing." 



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Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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