Rays Power commissions 9MW solar PV plant in Karnataka under scheme for farmers

V Rishi Kumar Hyderabad | Updated on January 10, 2018


Rays Power Infra has commissioned a 9 MW solar photovolatic power plant in Karnataka.

Spread over 60 acres in Pavagada village in Tumkur district, this project is commissioned under the Karnataka Farmers’ Solar Scheme.

The scheme offer Rs 8.4 per Kwh as tariff, which is one of the highest in the country, and farmers with land in Karnataka could bid for up to 3MW.

The project was assigned by Brewer Energy Private Ltd, a company engaged in production and distribution of electricity, and was executed on a turnkey basis from land acquisition to commissioning.

Ketan Mehta, Chief Executive Officer, Rays Power Infra in a statement said, “We have a strong hold in Karnataka and this is our second project in the atate. With 6.5 km, 66 KV of transmission lines installed, the project has been set up with a single axis tracker and fixed tilt technology and will give a good estimate of the comparison of generation of both.”

“Though we faced a few challenges with the land being highly uneven, the dedicated project team adopted corrective measures and the project was commissioned within the stipulated deadline,” he said.

Published on September 06, 2017

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