India : CEL Commissioned Solar Power Plant in Maharashtra

Central Electronics Limited,  has achieved another milestone by commissioning Ground Mounted Solar Power Plants with a cumulative capacity of 9MWp in the 1st quarter of the financial year 2020-2021  for the Innovative Project “Solar power for Agricultural Feeder”.The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Corporation Ltd (MSEDCL) is the nodal agency for the project and EESL is the main contractor. The ground-mounted solar projects are being set up in notified areas.

The power plants at Ansarwada and Panchancholif are special in the sense that the complete work i.e. starting from land development till power evacuation has been carried out by the CEL.

Shri Bholanath Sarkar, CMD of Central Electronics Limited lauded the efforts of CEL’s engineers and officers in achieving the commissioning of 9MWp Solar Power Plant during the pandemic situations. He appreciated the trust and support given by EESL and said that the company is committed to achieving the target of 120 MWp solar power plant installations in Maharashtra during this financial year. The company has already commissioned 38.5MWp Grid Tied Ground Mounted Solar Power Plants at 46 sites in Maharashtra and work is in progress at 10 sites with a cumulative capacity of 10MWp during this difficult situation. These power plants are connected to dedicated Agricultural Feeders and the electricity generated is for the use of farmers.CEL’s expertise and commitment have lead to timely completion of projects in remote locations and during the Covid-19 crisis period.

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