Sethupuram Solar Plant, Tamil Nadu, India

Last Modified: Mon Dec 24 2018 16:21:58 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 100 MW
    generation capacity of the Sethupuram Solar Plant located in Sethupuram, Virudhunagar district of Tamil Nadu.
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    electricity that will be generated by the plant annually.
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    approximate number of households that can be powered by the plant annually.
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    estimated reduction in CO2 emissions each year.
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    hectares of land used.
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    Number of solar PV panels that will be mounted on single axis tracking systems.
  • 3
    major organisations involved: 1) Project owner and developer: Neyveli Lignite Corporation India Limited (NLCIL) 2) EPC & O&M: NLCIL 3) PPA: Tamil Nadu Power Generation and Distribution Company (TANGEDCO) .
  • ₹ 430 crore
    approximate project cost.
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    peak jobs during construction phase
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    FTE during operational phase.
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    Start of construction.
  • 15 Jun 2018
    Formal launch and commissioning of the project by Union Minister for Finance, Railways and Coal Piyush Goyal.