L&T commissions India's largest solar PV power plant in Rajasthan
L &T Construction achieves 114MW of installations in a single year.
L&T Construction has commissioned India’s largest solar photo voltaic based power plant (40 MWp) owned by Reliance Power Ltd at Dhursar Village, Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan. As the largest EPC player in solar power, L&T Construction executed the solar power plant from concept (including detailed design) to commissioning in 129 days. With the commissioning of this plant, L&T Construction has installed 114MW of utility scale solar PV power plants over the last fiscal–a benchmark in India’s solar EPC industry.
The solar PV power plant is equipped to supply more than 70 million units of clean and green energy to 75,000 households. The clean energy generated by the plant is expected to displace nearly 70,000 MT of CO2 annually.
The Solar PV power plant, which comprises more than 5,00,000 high output generating thin film technology based Solar PV modules and thirteen 3.5 MVA power transformers to generate 40MWp, is spread across 350 acres. The thin film Solar PV modules for the project were procured by Reliance Power; while L&T’s scope of work included complete design, engineering, procurement and construction of 40 MWp solar power plant, including construction of a 5km 33 kV double circuit transmission line.
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