BHEL solar panels on GSAT-8

The BHEL had supplied four solar panels comprising multijunction solar cells with a total power capacity of 4.5 kWp to Indian Space Research Organisation.  The panels were subjected to vibration and thermovac test by ISRO, according to a press release.

BHEL has so far supplied 51 space solar panels for various satellites of ISRO.  GSAT-8 launched from French Guiana recently, is the heaviest ever satellite of ISRO catering to telecommunication needs.

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