Vikram Solar Pvt. Ltd, a leading Solar EPC player and module manufacturer, has commissioned a 130 MW (2x65 MW) solar PV power plant for NTPC in Bhadla, Rajasthan. The project has been developed under the State Specific Bundling Scheme (for bundling with thermal power from NTPC Singrauli thermal power station) with grid at Bhadla Solar Park Phase-II, in Bhadla Village, Bap Tehsil, in Jodhpur district of Rajasthan.
Vikram Solar will further provide Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services to the plant for a period of 5 years from the date of commissioning. With the commissioning, Vikram Solar’s commissioned projects portfolio has risen to more than 275 MW.
Gyanesh Chaudhary, MD & CEO, Vikram Solar Pvt Ltd, said, “We are happy to commission yet another prestigious renewable power project for our country. The successful commissioning of this project reaffirms our expertise and superior quality standards in the execution of utility scale power projects. We remain committed to our vision of facilitating environment friendly clean energy to safeguard the future of our succeeding generations and that of our planet.”
Each 65 MW plant will have a power generation capacity of 106.22 million units, and is spread across an area of 321 acres of land each. The power plants are connected to Bhadla 220KV Pooling Station-1 through 1.5 km of 132 kV double circuit transmission line. Vikram Solar has used polycrystalline modules of size 295 Wp to 320 Wp for the plants. Each plant is also expected to reduce CO2 emissions to the tune of 99.73 metric tonnes annually.