According to reports, Swelect Energy Systems (SWEES) is betting big on solar energy. The company has commissioned its 15MW solar energy park set up with an investment of 106 crore near Vellakoil in Karur district.
After setting up over 1,500 rooftop projects across the country, the company has established the modular energy park. Swelect, which makes solar PV (photovoltaic) modules and converters, owned 12MW of the plant and 3MW capacity of the installation is owned by two other companies— Yajur Energy Solutions and Amex Alloys, a leading steel foundry.
Stating that the project was one of the few truly modular energy parks, with the composition of 5 X 33 bays to feed three energy generating systems, R Chellappan, managing director, Swelect said that on an average 75,000 units of power being is generated, with 5,000 lesser units being produced during a very cloudy day. The park has been set up on 75 acres and the company would expand it on the 75 acres adjacent owned by it depending on requirements, he said.