BHEL wins contracts for 20 MW of solar PV plants in India

The plants will utilize BHEL's monocrystalline silicon PV modules
The plants will utilize BHEL's monocrystalline silicon PV modules

Public utility NTPC (New Delhi, India) has awarded contracts to Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL, New Delhi, India) to build two 10 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) plants, one in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh and one in the state of Odisha.

The turnkey contracts are valued at INR 1,320 million (USD 22 million). BHEL will supply design, manufacturing, supply, installation services, as well as operations and maintenance for one year, and the plants will utilize BHEL PV modules.


Plants to use monocrystalline PV modules

The first shipment of BHEL monocrystalline silicon PV modules arrived at the projects, which are located in Unchahar in Uttar Pradesh and Talcher in Odisha, on July 25th, 2013. The company manufactured these modules at its facility in Bangalore, India.

BHEL has built utility-scale PV plants in the state of Karnataka, Rajasthan and Maharashtra, as well as other PV projects in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshdweep and the states of West Bengal, Chhattisgarh and Jharkand.



2013-07-26 | Courtesy: BHEL | © Heindl Server GmbH

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