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Telangana: 15 MW Solar plant commences at Singareni birthplace; to build 300 Mw solar power by year end

Telangana: 15 MW Solar plant commences at Singareni birthplace; to build 300 Mw solar power by year end

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Hyderabad: A 15 megawatts division of the 39 megawatts solar plants under construction at Yellandu, the birthplace of Singareni, commenced on Saturday.

Out of the 39 megawatts power plants under erection at Yellandu area in 230 acres area, power generated which has started from the 15 megawatts division was synchronized with TRANSCO today and by the end of the month ,the balance 24 megawatts erection would also be completed , state-owned mining company said in a release here.

Already 70 megawatts synchronized in the first phase plants.

SingareniDirector (Finance) N. Balaram, who participated in the synchronization program and Director (E & M) D. Satyanarayana Rao , who put the switch on and synchronized the 122 KV Singareni solar power to TS Transco power station, said Singareni would erect 300 MW solar power plants by the end of this year.

The erection of these plants are for the stability of Singareni company and as part of the business expansion plans and the company would save almost Rs 120 crore rupees from this, they said.

Out of the 300 megawatts solar power plants, Singareni has taken up erection of 129 megawatts capacity plants at 4 areas in the first phase.

Speaking on the occasion,Singareni Company Chairman and Managing Director N. Sridhar instructed that the 129 Megawatts plants in the first phase are to start power generation by next month while 90 megawatts plant in the 2nd phase and 81 megawatts plant in the third phase also to be completed by December this year.

In the 2nd phase – 10 megawatts plant at Bhupalapalli, 43 megawatts plant at Mandamarri and 37 megawatts solar plant at Kothagudem are under construction, where 50 per cent of the works is completed under the supervision of Adani group which got the contract.

In the 3rd phase plants on open cast dumps and floating power plants are being experimented with 22 megawatts plant on open cast at Ramagundem-3 area, 10 megawatts plant on Dorli open cast, he said.

Erection was started by Adani group which gained the contract while Novis Green Infra gained the contract for the erection of 10 megawatts floating power plant on Singareni Power station reservoir and 5 megawatts plant on Dorli OC water.

This company already has experience of erection of such plants at Maharashtra and Gujarat, Sridhar added.

Source: UNI
Anand Gupta Editor - EQ Int'l Media Network