Photovoltaic India’s largest 50 MW (AC) Solar PV Project Commissioned

Editor: Dominik Stephan

Welspun Energy (WEL), has commissioned its utility-scale solar project in an astounding five months; well ahead of schedule, creating a new benchmark for the industry. WEL had commissioned part 15 MW capacity earlier this year, and the balance 35 MW capacity additions have been achieved recently; thereby meeting its commitment of generating clean energy for fueling Rajasthan’s growth.

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Welspun commisions major PV project
Welspun commisions major PV project
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Jaipur/ India – “Welspun Energy is committed to supplying clean energy to power India’s growth. This 50 MW solar project is an achievement for us. This success wouldn’t have been possible without the support of the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy and the Government of Rajasthan.” Said Vineet Mittal, Co-Founder & Managing Director Welspun Energy. Within three days of commissioning, the 15 MW capacity is generating a high DC PLF % 0f 22.6% in the stabilization period.

This is the largest solar project to be developed by Welspun Energy till date and is also the largest PV power plant in India. The entire 50 MW solar project, located near Phalodi, Jodhpur District was developed in three phases of 15, 15 and 20 MW. The PV project will generate total electricity of 90 Mn kWh annually and supply clean energy to power 25 million families . With the commissioning of this project, an estimated 83,220 million tones of carbon dioxide emissions will be mitigated each year.