ReNew Power commissions 143 MW PV project, the largest solar farm in Telangana, India

The Dichpally PV farm is the largest solar plant in Telangana
The Dichpally PV farm is the largest solar plant in Telangana

ReNew Power Ventures Pvt. Ltd. (New Delhi, India), India’s leading renewable energy Independent Power Producer, on April 17th, 2017 announced the commissioning of its 143 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) farm in Dichpally, located in Nizamabad district of Telangana.

The farm was inaugurated by Sri G. Jagadish Reddy, Hon. Minister for Energy, SC Development, Government of Telangana. The site commissioning was also attended by Sri E. Ravinder Reddy, MLA from Yellareddy (Nizamabad), Sumant Sinha, Founding Chairman & CEO of ReNew Power, panchayat functionaries from the neighbouring villages, vendor partners and employees of the company.

 

“The Government of Telangana is committed to providing good quality clean power to the industry and the people of the state,” said Minister for Energy, Sri G. Jagadish Reddy, while inaugurating the solar farm.

“This state-of-the-art solar plant, which has been commissioned ahead of schedule, will help us meet our peak power requirement this season.”

 

 

State support makes Telangana an attractive state for the solar power industry

Welcoming the initiatives taken by the government in the renewable energy sector, Sumant Sinha, Chairman and CEO of ReNew Power added, “It gives us great pride to partner with the Government of Telangana and play a leading role in its mission of harnessing the solar potential of the state. We thank Sri G. Jagadish Reddy for extending his support to ReNew Power and encouraging us by gracing today’s occasion. The enabling environment of the state and the support that the administration provides makes Telangana an attractive state for the solar power industry. Over the next few months, we will reach an installed capacity of 510 MW in Telangana and our total investment will cross INR 3,700 crore.”

Giving further details of the project, Parag Sharma, Chief Operating Officer of ReNew Power mentioned, “The Dichpally solar farm is the largest solar plant in Telangana and the first one to use tracker technology at such a large scale, which increases the power generation by 15% - 20%. It was commissioned in a record time of 15 months; 3 months ahead of the schedule.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2017-04-19 Courtesy: ReNew Power  | solarserver.com © Heindl Server GmbH

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