NLC India has announced that it has successfully commissioned a 95 MW solar plant in Tamil Nadu.
State-owned mining and power generating company, NLC India has announced that it has successfully commissioned a 95 MW solar plant in Telangana.
In its official filing, the company stated that 95 MW capacity of the 109 MW Solar PV power plant at Avathandai, Veppankulam, M. Pudukulam, and Kadamangalam villages, in the Ramanathapuram District, out of 709 MW solar power projects awarded by Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Co (TANGEDCO) have been commissioned.
The company also announced that the project has been successfully commissioned and is in commercial operation with effect from September 6, 2019.
The company further reported that with this addition, the total installed renewable energy capacity of NLCIL has exceeded 1 GW.
In August, the company had announced the successful commissioning of a 100 MW solar PV plant in Tamil Nadu.
“Pursuant to confirmation received from TANGEDCO, vide letter dated 07.08.2019, it is informed that the 100 MW Solar PV Power Plant at Maranthai & Pudur Villages, Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu, out of 709 MW solar power projects awarded by TANGEDCO has been successfully commissioned and that the commercial operation has been declared with effect from August 5, 2019,” the firm issued in a corporate filing.
In June, the firm had announced the commissioning of another 100 MW solar project as a part of 709 MW capacity that it had won from the state distribution company. The commercial operation of the solar park, which is located in Ramanathapuram District, had been declared with effect from May 29, 2019.
In March, the company announced that it had commissioned the entire 500 MW solar power projects in Tamil Nadu.
In January, NLC India (NLCIL) had announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Tamil Nadu government to develop 2,640 MW of lignite-based thermal power projects and 1,000 MW of solar energy projects in the state.