Sterling & Wilson Renewable Energy Selects Nextracker NX Horizon™ Solar Trackers for Nearly Two Gigawatts in India

New Delhi, 12 February 2024 – Nextracker (Nasdaq: NXT), a leading global provider of intelligent solar tracker and software solutions, today announced it has been selected for repeat order by Sterling and Wilson Renewable Energy Limited (SWRE) (BSE Scrip Code: 542760; NSE Symbol: SWSOLAR), one of the leading global pure-play, end-to-end renewable EPC solutions provider based in India. Nextracker was selected by SWRE to supply its flagship solar trackers for phase two (1.5 GWdc) and phase three (375 MWdc) Solar Projects at NTPC Renewable Energy Limited’s solar park in Khavda, Rann of Kutch, Gujarat.

Selected for its reliability in the field, performance results, and speed and ease of installation for a variety of solar terrain and challenging site conditions, Nextracker’s NX Horizon™ smart solar trackers is the most widely deployed in the industry. With the addition of this order in India, Sterling & Wilson Renewable Energy and Nextracker have surpassed over 5 gigawatts of collaborative solar power generation projects globally.

Nextracker founder and CEO, Dan Shugar, said, “What is so amazing about our relationship with Sterling & Wilson is the incredible geographic diversity where we have collaborated to build high-performing solar plants for independent power producers (IPPs). These results are based on trust, hard work and our ability to execute effectively. Achieving over 5 GW together in seven countries is testament to the strength of our collaboration and a shared commitment to accelerating the world’s transition to clean energy.”

Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Amit Jain, Global CEO of Sterling & Wilson Renewable Energy Group said, “As a global leader in EPC services for utility-scale solar, floating solar and hybrid & energy storage solutions with a total portfolio of over 17.5 GWp, SWRE’s expertise in project management and execution stays unmatched in the industry. Our mission has always been to harness the potential the industry has to offer and stay committed to the vital role we play in advancing the journey to clean energy.”

“Nextracker’s technology delivers consistent quality, ease of installation, and reliability. With a shared mission to fast-track clean energy for the planet, we look forward to continued collaboration to deliver the highest-performing, cost-efficient, and timely solutions to plant operator-owners across the globe.”

Sterling & Wilson Renewable was ranked as the number one EPC solutions provider in India by Wood MacKenzie (2020). With repeat orders for projects in India, Australia, USA, Jordan, Egypt, Kenya, and Oman, Nextracker’s award-winning NX Horizon solar tracker systems continue to provide maximum system uptime and ROI for solar power generation projects globally.
Since Nextracker’s founding a decade ago, the company has expanded its Hyderabad office to provide the full range of support services and ramped its local manufacturing capabilities. Nextracker is committed to supporting India’s vision of meeting its renewable energy target of 500 gigawatts of operational capacity using domestic content. Nextracker India has steel manufacturing fabrication facilities in multiple locations covering over 80% bill of materials. These advanced manufacturing facilities currently have a capacity of 10 GW per year. Nextracker’s exports from Indian manufacturing alone account for 8 gigawatts of solar tracker product shipped.

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About Nextracker
Nextracker is one of the leading providers of intelligent, integrated solar tracker and software solutions used in utility-scale and distributed generation solar projects around the world. Our products enable solar panels in utility-scale power plants to follow the sun’s movement across the sky and optimize plant performance. With over seventy-five gigawatts shipped worldwide, Nextracker leads the solar industry with solar tracker technologies that optimize and increase energy production while reducing costs for significant plant ROI. For more information, please visit Nextracker. Stay in touch with us: X, LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube.


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Tripti Rani/ Nirya Sharma (on behalf of Nextracker)

Sowmya Sriram (India)

Kristan Kirsh (global)