Vikram Solar commissions 10 MWp plant in Andhra Pradesh

New Delhi [India], Apr 18 : Vikram Solar Pvt. Ltd., an engineering procurement construction (EPC) solutions provider on Monday announced the installation of its 10 Mega Watt peak (MWp) solar plant in Andhra Pradesh.

The project has been developed under the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) scheme between Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) and Vikram Solar.

The project will facilitate green power generation to cater to the energy needs of a major religious landmark in India.

"This project is yet another reiteration of our decade's experience and superior quality standards in the execution of EPC projects.

With this project, our total commissioned EPC project capacity has reached 305 MW in India," said Gyanesh Chaudhary, MD and CEO, Vikram Solar Pvt.

Ltd. The solar plant is installed in TTD's land located in Chittoor district. The plant covers approximately 67 acres of area and has a power generation capacity of 10 MWp. Vikram Solar has used poly-crystalline non-DCR high efficiency modules to ensure maximum yield and performance consistency.

The module range includes 310, 312.5, and 315 Wp modules. The generated power is being evacuated at 33 kv ratio and it is being fed to Mudivedu sub-station. The plant is also expected to save about 15,143.5 metric tonnes of CO2 annually. "With thorough planning put in place right from the concept to its commissioning stage, we have been able to ensure quality at every step of execution to deliver the project," said Anupam Dhiman, Executive Director - EPC Solar, Vikram Solar.

Besides bringing green energy and saving approximately 4.5 crore in utility bills for TTD, Vikram Solar helped in creating employment in the region as well.

Local graduates have been trained and hired while developing the project and will continue to work in operations and maintenance segment of the plant after project completion.

Source: ANI