Indian solar power producer Kiran Energy has commissioned a 55MW plant in the Rawra village of the state of Rajasthan.
The projects was implemented under the Phase I of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission and enhances the company’s portfolio to 80MW.
L&T and Mahindra EPC were employed as the engineering, procurement and construction services for the Rawra plant, reported The Hindu BusinessLine.
The plant is estimated to generate over 90,000MWh of clean electricity a year on an average, sufficient to cater to the energy requirements of more than 275 thousand households while also displacing 80,000t of carbon emissions per annum.
The DC solar photovoltaic facility has three separate power purchase agreements with the National Thermal Power Corporation’s (NTPC) power-trading subsidiary, NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam (NVVN).
Additionally, Kiran Energy has also undertaken the construction of solar clusters in several states such as Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu with capacities between 50MW and 100MW.