Vikram Solar, India’s leading PV EPC company and module manufacturer, announced last week that it has commissioned a 130MW PV power plant for the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) in Bhadla, Rajasthan.
The project was developed under the State Specific Bundling Scheme at Bhadla Solar Park as part of the second phase of development at the park. The installation is located in Bhadla Village, Bap Tehsil, in the Jodhpur District of Rajasthan.
Vikram Solar will provide operations and maintenance (O&M) services at the plant for five years since the date of commissioning. With the commissioning, Vikram Solar’s commissioned projects portfolio has expanded to more than 275MW.
Gyanesh Chaudhary, MD & CEO, Vikram Solar, said: “We are happy to commission yet another prestigious renewable power project for our country. The successful commissioning of this project reaffirms our expertise and superior quality standards in the execution of utility scale power projects. We remain committed to our vision of facilitating environment friendly clean energy to safeguard the future of our succeeding generations and that of our planet.”
The project, which contains 65MW plants spread across an area of 130 hectares, will have a power generation capacity of 106.22 million units for each plant. Vikram Solar utilised poly-crystalline modules of 295Wp to 320Wp for the plants. Each plant is also expected to cut CO2 emissions by as much as 99.73 metric tonnes annually.
Anupam Dhiman, executive director – EPC Solar, at Vikram Solar, added: “Apart from the aspect of generating clean and environment friendly power, the fact that such large scale projects enable us to provide considerable employment opportunities to the local resources, gives us double the sense of accomplishment in the commissioning of the same.”