SkyPower to join forces with BYD for 750 MW solar + storage bid in India

Written By: Stratton Report
May 13, 2016


On May 13, SkyPower announced an agreement with energy storage provider BYD to submit a joint bid in the upcoming tenders for solar power generation capacity and energy storage of up to 750 MW in India.

Charles Cohen, SkyPower’s Chief Commercial Officer, Commercial Strategy and Development observed: “SkyPower, an industry leader in the development of large-scale solar energy projects, is excited to work with BYD, a global leader in battery technology, to bring together a highly-competitive bid for low-carbon, clean technology solutions.”

Stella Li, Senior Corporate Vice President of BYD noted:

“We are thrilled to join forces with like-minded visionary leaders at SkyPower. BYD is the global leader in reliable, efficient battery storage and solar technology, and we are committed to providing affordable, sustainable energy solutions that not only help countries recover economically but also help reduce air pollution caused by traditional, dirty fossil fuels.”

SkyPower is majority owned by CIM Group, a U.S.-based real estate and infrastructure investment firm.