According to reports, Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) in April 2015 finalized the modalities for development of utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in the State of Kerala including transfer of land for solar parks.
A tripartite arrangement has been signed among utilities Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) and Tehri Hydro Power Development Corporation India Limited (THDCIL) and SECI, the government group conducting India’s Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM), to set up a 50 MW PV project in Kasaragod District of Kerala.
A second tripartite arrangement has been signed among KSEB, IREDA, a Public Limited Government Company under the administrative control of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), and SECI for setting up of a 50 MW solar PV project in Kasaragod District in the State of Kerala.
SECI has been designated as implementation agency for setting up of a 200 MW solar park in Kasaragod District of Kerala, under the MNRE solar park scheme.
Both the projects of THDCIL & IREDA shall be set up in the Kasaragod solar park. Apart from the above mentioned 100 MW, MNRE has proposed another 100 MW to be set up in the Kasaragod solar park under the proposed 2,000 MW scheme India’s government.