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First Solar CEO calls on PM Modi, expresses interest to invest in India availing PLI scheme

First Solar CEO calls on PM Modi, expresses interest to invest in India availing PLI scheme

New Delhi, Sep 23 (UNI) In a series of meetings with top American CEOs, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met First Solar Chief Executive Mark Widmar and duiscussed India’s renewable energy landscape particularly solar energy potential.

During the high-level meet, PM Modi elaborated on India's efforts to harness solar energy, including the 'One world, One sun and One grid' initiative and investment opportunities in the sector.

"They talked about India’s renewable energy landscape, particularly solar energy potential, and our target of 450 GW electricity generation from renewable sources by 2030," a press release from Ministry of External Affairs said.

"Discussions also took place about First Solar’s interest in setting up manufacturing facilities in India using their unique thin-film technology by availing the recently launched Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme, as well integrating India into global supply chains," it added.

The PM has met CEOs of Qualcomm and Adobe, and highlighted the economic opportunities India offers.

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