Status: Under Construction

Size: 20MW

Located in Gajner Village in Bikaner, this 20MW project consists of two plants awarded under the second batch of the first phase of India’s Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission programme.

The first plant, a 5MW facility developed by PR Fonroche and Mahindra EPC was commissioned in December 2012 and officially inaugurated on 9 July 2013. The second plant, a 15MW PV system, was commissioned in mid-January.

The two projects use a total of 270,000 thin-film PV modules supplied by First Solar. According to Mahindra EPC, the partnership represents the first Indo-French collaboration in the Indian renewable energy sector.