Tata Energy Photo voltaic Programs on Saturday mentioned it has commissioned India’s largest floating solar energy venture of 101.6 Megawatt Peak (MWp) in Kerala backwaters.
The venture is put in on a 350-acre water physique in Kayamkulam, Kerala, an organization assertion mentioned.
The set up was accomplished inside the stipulated interval, regardless of the arduous challenges of variable water depths, excessive sea tides, and extreme water salinity considerations, it acknowledged.
Tata Energy Photo voltaic is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Energy.
This venture is the primary within the Floating Photo voltaic Photovoltaic (FSPV) by means of energy buy settlement class, the corporate mentioned.
“The commissioning of India’s first and largest floating photo voltaic venture is an progressive and incremental step towards assembly India’s sustainable vitality targets,” mentioned Praveer Sinha, CEO, and MD, Tata Energy.
An influence buy settlement has been signed with a PSU shopper, whereby the complete energy generated from this plant will probably be utilized by Kerela State Electrical energy Board (KSEB).
Curiously, all of the photo voltaic modules used on this plant have been safely transported, unloaded, and saved on a restricted parcel of land for about 35 days by Tata Energy Photo voltaic, it mentioned.
Ashish Khanna, President – Renewables, Tata Energy, mentioned the venture reinforces Tata Energy Photo voltaic’s dedication to main India’s transition in the direction of a greener future and attaining the collective imaginative and prescient of realizing 500 GW of vitality by means of solar energy by 2030.