A 1MW PV power plant, using 4,400 230 Watts crystalline silicon modules has been installed and commissioned by Tata BP Solar India, which is administered by IREDA under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) in Maharashtra. Tata BP was the EPC contractor and plans to provide maintenance for the plant for the first 10 years. The PV plant is said to be owned and developed by Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Sahakari Sakhar Karkhana Ltd (BASSKL), Arvindnagar, Osmanabad in Maharashtra.
Mr K Subramanya, CEO, Tata BP Solar, said, “This one Mega Watt project is another important milestone towards achieving the solar mission goal of India. Tata BP Solar team as the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor worked hard and in tandem with the BASSKL team to put up a state-of-the-art Solar Power plant.”
The plant is designed to run for 25 years and the crystalline silicon modules manufactured and supplied by Tata BP are guaranteed to perform for this period.
Tata BP Solar said it had another 15 projects under various stages of sevelopment within the IREDA- run scheme including areas such as Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chattisgarh, Orissa, Jharkhand and Uttarakhand.