Novus Green Bags EPC Contract for 15 MW Floating Solar Plant at SCCL

Novus Green has announced that it has been awarded the EPC contract for a 15 MW (19.5 MW DC) floating solar power plant from SCCL.

Novus Green has announced that it has been awarded the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract for a 15 MW (19.5 MW DC) floating solar power plant from Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL). The tender for which was issued and the bidding conducted, by the Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd (SECI).

The firm has stated that it will do the complete EPC of the project located in the state of Telangana. With the construction of the solar project scheduled to begin in early 2021, the plant is expected to be commissioned before September 2021.

The Floating Solar Power Plants will be installed at the Singareni Thermal Power Plant (STPP) Storage Reservoir (10 MW) and Dorli OC-2 Void (5 MW) with comprehensive operation & maintenance for a period of 10 years. SCCL is a Government coal mining company jointly owned by the Government of Telangana and the Government of India.

“I am happy that our team has been successful in bidding for one of the largest solar floating plants in India. We are fully geared and very excited to execute this project by using our innovative designs and execution capabilities to meet SCCL’s expectations. I am sure than our endeavour to make this a state of art installation will help in being recognized as a model large size floating solar power plant in the country,” said Praveen Penchala, Vice President-Projects, Novus Green.

The firm further stated that it has come up with a state-of-the-art solar photovoltaic module manufacturing line with a production capacity of 300 MW per annum. The manufacturing facility is built to facilitate a production capacity of 1 GW per annum, which the company plans to expand soon. The factory is capable of manufacturing polycrystalline, monocrystalline, half-cell and glass-glass modules. The modules are designed in such a way that the individual components of modules are robust and highly efficient which will be available with 30 years of performance warranty and 12 years of product warranty.

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Ayush Verma

Ayush is a staff writer at and writes on renewable energy with a special focus on solar and wind. Prior to this, as an engineering graduate trying to find his niche in the energy journalism segment, he worked as a correspondent for