New York, United States [RenewableEnergyWorld.com] Clear Skies Solar, Inc. announced a US $20 million agreement, subject to financing, with Power Cube, a company located in Utter Pradesh, India to develop and construct the first of several solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in India.
Clear Skies will design and construct a multi-megawatt PV system that will supply power to a steel mill in Utter Pradesh and support the community’s energy grid system. Clear Skies will provide the technology, engineering and construction services needed to create the PV project and will also be prepared to provide the operation and maintenance services as needed.
“India represents the first of many untapped markets that Clear Skies Solar plans to enter in 2008 and 2009,” said Ezra Green, CEO of Clear Skies Solar. “Recognizing the role that solar power will play in the global search for cleaner and more abundant energy sources, Clear Skies Solar has built the infrastructure necessary to support this type of international expansion and to develop large-scale projects at an accelerated pace in order to support global power needs.”