Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited to set up small solar power plants on vacant substation land

Last Modified: Mon Dec 24 2018 15:37:29 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 200 MW
    Planned generation capacity that Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) plans to set up through small solar power plants on vacant substation land. The utility has partnered with energy efficiency major Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL).
  • 300 million KWh
    Electricity that will be generated from these small solar power plants which would be fed to Agriculture Feeders, this in turn, will benefit the farmers and DISCOMs of the state.
  • 293,000 tonnes
    Estimated reduction in CO2 equivalent emissions each year, once all the plants are operational
  • Apr 2018
    Work commences on some sites
  • 18 Sep 2018
    First plant of 509 kW capacity at Wavi in Sinnar taluka, Nashik goes live. The plant was built at the cost of Rs 30.31 lakh.
  • 1.3 MW
    planned generation capacity at Lasalgaon substation. The project will be constructed at the cost of Rs 26.85 lakh.
  • 3.08 MW
    planned generation capacity at 2 substations in Ahmednagar district. The project will be constructed at the cost of Rs 1.65 crore.
  • 160 MW
    Additional capacity which EESL has tendered for based on the response received for the earlier phase initiated in 2017.