EEPL to commission 5-MW solar power project in Maharashtra

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Pune, India, -based solar EPC provider Enrich Energy (EEPL) is commissioning a 5 megawatt solar photovoltaic power project as part of Phase-II, batch-1 of Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM).

According to a statement, the project sited at Karajgi in Solapur district is the first in Maharashtra that Solar Energy Commission of India (SECI) and Maharashtra Energy Development Agency (MEDA) are commissioning in the state under JNNSM Phase-II Batch-I policy.

EEPL handled engineering, procurement and construction of the project for Sunil Hi Tech.

The project was synchronized with the grid on June 26 at 132/33 KV Karajgi substation.

The plant is expected to generate 8.5 million units of electricity each year and power more than 5,000 homes. It would also prevent emission of more than 7,650 metric tons of greenhouse gases each year.

Currently, EEPL is developing projects totaling capacity of 125 megawatts, including large scale solar parks of 40 MW and 25 MW in Maharashtra and 60 MW in Telangana. Of these 75 MW has been successfully commissioned.

EEPL also has plans to execute projects with cumulative capacity of 300 megawatts in India over the next two years.

Ajith Kumar S

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