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Adani Group commissions 50 Mw plant in UP under National Solar Mission

By the end of this year, the Adani group expects to have more than 2 Gw of solar installed capacity

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Data from Uday website show reduction of 4.03 percentage points in aggregate technical and commercial losses in three months as on December 31, 2016. This suggests government may have already achieved its 2018-19 target of reducing losses to 15%

The on Tuesday announced the commissioning of a 50 Mw solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in Mahoba in under the with an investment of Rs 315 crore.

The string inverter technology used is the first of its kind in UP with crystalline silicon modules that allow miniature level control of solar power generation, the group said in a statement.

According to the statement, the transmission line runs up to a stretch of 21.5 km. The power generated by this plant will be evacuated by 132 kV transmission line to (UP Transmission Corporation).

The project has created job opportunities — both direct and indirect.

"We are moving closer to our aim of revolutionising the renewable energy sector in India," said Jayant Parimal, CEO, Renewable Energy Business, Adani Group, in a statement.

The company recently unveiled a 648 Mw solar power plant at district in Tamil Nadu, the world's largest such facility at a single location.

With this plant, the company has added another 50 Mw to the existing portfolio. The group's capacity in solar energy now goes up to 838 Mw, spreading across Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, and

By the end of this year, the expects to have more than 2 Gw of solar installed capacity.

First Published: Tue, June 13 2017. 15:52 IST