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BHEL executes two solar power plants in Maharashtra

BS Reporter  |  Bangalore 

The electronics division of Bangalore-based Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has commissioned two grid-connected solar power plants of 2 MW each at Katol near Nagpur for Sepset Constructions Ltd. and Citra Real Estate Ltd. recently.  These projects are commissioned under rooftop photovoltaic and Small Solar Power Generation Programme (RPSSGP) of IREDA under Jawaharlal  Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM).

Each of these PV plants are daily exporting 9,000 to 10,000 units of solar energy to 11kV grid of Maharashtra State Electricity Development Corporation Limited (MSEDCL) at Katol, said in a statement.

Commissioning of the above two Solar Power Plants is based on the contract received by from the respective customers for setting up grid-connected solar power plants. is also in the process of setting up another 2-Mw PV power plant near Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh, based on an order from /s Priapus Infrastructure Ltd.

Making major inroads in to Solar Photovoltaic business, the electronics division of BHEL is presently executing various Mw rating contracts for setting up solar power plants for KPCL, Lakshadweep Administration, among others.

First Published: Tue, December 27 2011. 15:03 IST