India's largest private power utility firm, Tata Power, has commissioned a 3MW solar power plant in Mulshi. The project, which is one of the biggest in the entire country and the first built in the province of Maharashtra, is spread over 12 acres and took nine months to complete. The electricity generated by the system will be distributed in Mumbai in order to meet a Renewable Energy Purchase Obligation (RPO) as defined by Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC). BP Solar provided the technology for the ground-breaking installation.
Site Size: 12 acres
Construction Timetable: July 2010 - April 2011