Airtouch Solar Bags Third Order In 9 Months For Cleaning Robots From AGEL

Highlights :

  • The $6 million order willlead to deployment of waterless cleaning robots in Rajasthan and save ~50 million litres of water annually
Airtouch Solar Bags Third Order In 9 Months For Cleaning Robots From AGEL Adani Green Energy & Airtouch in Deal Worth 2.5 mn USD for Supply of Cleaning Robots for Solar Panels

Israeli robotic cleaning firm Airtouch Solar, a leading developer of robotic solutions for the solar energy market has announced the signing of an agreement of approx. 6.0 million USD with Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL), India’s largest renewable energy company . Airtouch will supply and install water-free robotic cleaning systems for solar plants in Rajasthan, India. The installation of the robotic systems is expected to be completed by the end of the first quarter of 2025.

The robotic module cleaning systems prevent dust accumulation on solar panels with zero water usage. This enables higher energy generation, faster cleaning cycle, and thereby enhances the overall return on investment (ROI). Apart from maximizing energy output, the robotic dry-cleaning system for solar modules is an extension of Adani Green’s commitment to reduce water usage aligned to the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goal 6 on sustainable management of water.

Airtouch robotic cleaning in action

Airtouch Robots at work on a solar plant

Nick Lanir Brown, Chief Business Officer of Airtouch Solar Group said “We extend our sincere gratitude to Adani Green Energy for once again choosing us as their partner in the development of solar sites in India. The signing of our third agreement marks another significant milestone in the ongoing collaboration, and we are excited about the opportunities that lie ahead. Adani’s unwavering commitment to accelerating the clean energy transition is inspiring, and we are privileged to be part of AGEL’s vision for a sustainable future. As a leading player, Airtouch is eager to leverage its expertise and resources to deliver outstanding results and contribute to the success of your initiatives.”

Airtouch shall be supplying its latest series of robots AT 4.1 for this esteemed project. The company claims that this product is very well suited for the Indian soil conditions and provides most effective cleaning. The order is within the framework of a Master Supply Agreement signed by Airtouch and AGEL and under which AGEL will be able to place additional orders for Airtouch systems from time to time. Adani Green is India’s largest renewable energy company with an operating portfolio of close to 11 GW now. AGEL aims to reach capacity of 45 GW by 2030 in pursuit of enabling India’s clean energy transition.

To date, Airtouch has entered into agreements with customers to install its products on facilities with a total capacity of around 8.3 GWp, of which over 4.4 GWp have already been installed.

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