Infrastructure conglomerate Adani Group in the second week of June 2017 announced commissioning of a 50 megawatts (MW) solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in Mahoba, Uttar Pradesh.
The plant has been set up with an investment of Rs. 315 crore, under the National Solar Mission Scheme.
Key highlights of the plant
• In a first, the plant will use String Inverter Technology with crystalline silicon modules allowing miniature level control of solar power generation.
• As per the agreement signed with NTPC, power generated by the plant will be transmitted through 21.5 kilometre long 132 kilovolts transmission line connecting with UP Power Transmission Corporation's (UPTCL) Mahoba Substation.
• The project is expected to create direct and indirect employment for around 250 personnel.
• The Mahoba plant adds to Adani Group's growing solar power portfolio that includes a 100 MW solar power plant in Bhatinda, Punjab, a 40 MW solar plant at Bitta, Gujarat and the recently unveiled 648 MW solar power plant in the Ramanathapuram district, Tamil Nadu, which is also the world's largest solar power plant at a single location. With this, Adani Group's total solar energy capacity goes up to 838 MW.
Who: Adani Group
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