India ROUND-UP: L&T 200MW EPC win, Mahindra builds largest Rajasthan rooftop, CleanMax Pune rooftop

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn
Share on reddit
Reddit
Share on email
Email
CleanMax Solar has installed a rooftop solar plant for braking systems manufacturer Knorr-Bremse at its commercial vehicles division. credit: CleanMax

Mahindra Susten completes Rajasthan’s largest rooftop PV plant

7 February: Indian EPC firm Mahindra Susten has commissioned a 2.2MW rooftop solar plant in Bhawanimandi, Rajasthan, for Sutlej Textiles and Industries (STIL), one of the largest Melange yarn producers in India.

The plant is spread over 200,000 square feet of rooftop and is the largest single rooftop solar plant commissioned in Rajasthan, and one of the largest in India.

STIL manufactures synthetic, natural and blended spun yarns, and weaves and processes home furnishing textile products.

L&T Construction bags 200MW of solar EPC orders from SB Energy and NLC India

2 February: The construction arm of Larsen & Toubro, L&T Construction, has won solar EPC orders worth INR5.9 billion (US$91 million) in India.

NLC India has contracted L&T to set up a 100MW(AC) project in Tamil Nadu.

SB Energy One, part of Japan's SoftBank Group, has also contracted L&T to build a100MW(AC) project  at the Bhadla Phase III Solar Park in Rajasthan.

CleanMax completes Pune rooftop for Knorr-Bremse

6 February: Leading Indian rooftop solar firm CleanMax Solar has installed a rooftop solar plant for braking systems manufacturer Knorr-Bremse at its commercial vehicles division.

The 600kW solar installation at Knorr-Bremse’s manufacturing facility in Hinjewadi, Pune, will meet 30% of the plant’s electricity requirement. It is based on the ‘pay as you go’ or OPEX model, where CleanMax pays the upfront costs of the system instead of the consumer.

The project is estimated to save Knorr Bremse INR3.4 million (US$53,000) annually.

Gajanan Nabar, CEO of CleanMax Solar said: “We are pleased to see that rooftop solar is really gaining traction among leading corporates. Besides Knorr-Bremse, other European corporates like Vulkan Group, Carl Zeiss, Konecranes, Carlsberg, and SKF Group have adopted our solar solutions in India.”

Read Next

January 26, 2022
Leading US solar installer Sunrun has upsized its loan facility to US$425 million from US$250 million at “enhanced terms and longer tenor” to reflect the company’s higher valuation and strong performance.
January 25, 2022
Indian PV encapsulant and backsheet manufacturer RenewSys has brought its encapsulant production capacity up to 3GW with the commissioning of a new line in Bengaluru, India, with the company eventually targeting 11GW of capacity through a “phased manner”.
January 21, 2022
India is at risk of a supply and demand mismatch for solar equipment if domestic PV manufacturers are unable to meet the quantity and quality required by project developers, Fitch Solutions has warned.
PV Tech Premium
January 21, 2022
Greece is on track to accelerate solar deployment in the coming years, with the sector boosted by rising demand for renewable offtake agreements from corporations and clean energy policies from the EU, according to the general manager of Greek industrial group Mytilineos’s renewables business.
PV Tech Premium
January 18, 2022
Solar project developer Eco Energy World is aiming to “aggressively” grow its US PV pipeline after formally entering the market last week and intends to replicate the cheaper engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) costs it sees in Europe in the country. PV Tech Premium speaks to CEO Svante Kumlin to find out more.
January 13, 2022
Reliance Industries has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the government of Gujarat for a total investment of INR5.955 lakh crore (US$80 billion) over 10-15 years to establish 100GW of renewables and set up green technology manufacturing facilities in the state.

Subscribe to Newsletter

Upcoming Events

Solar Media Events
February 23, 2022
London, UK
Solar Media Events
March 8, 2022
London, UK
Solar Media Events
March 23, 2022
Austin, Texas, USA
Solar Media Events
March 29, 2022
Lisbon, Portugal
Solar Media Events
April 25, 2022
Berlin, Germany