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.
According to reports, the company has installed and commissioned a megawatt scale solar power plant in the co-operative sector under the Rooftop and Other Small Solar Power Generation Plant scheme administered by IREDA under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM).
This project is owned and developed by Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Sahakari Sakhar Karkhana Ltd (BASSKL), Arvindnagar, Osmanabad in Maharashtra.
“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”, said Mr K Subramanya, CEO, Tata BP Solar
This project uses 4400 number of crystalline silicon modules of 230 Watts each spread out over an area of 4.5 acres. These modules will generate electric current when solar radiation falls on them. The solar power plant will generate 1.56 million units of electricity per year.