According to reports, close on the heels of emerging as the first company to have installed and commissioned a megawatt scale solar power plant under the Rooftop and Other Small Solar Power Generation Plant scheme administered by IREDA under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM), Tata BP Solar is implementing a 5MW Engineering, Procurement and Construction Project for Electrical Manufacturing Company, Kolkata to be operational by Dec 2011 under the NTPC – NVVN scheme of JNNSM.
This project at Naini, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, uses 24,530 nos. crystalline silicon modules spread out over an area of 25 acres.
Tata BP Solar has also taken the contract to provide the Operation and Maintenance (O&M) services to the plant for the first 10 years after commissioning. 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 of 25 years with minimal degradation in the power output over the long life time.