Maranthai Solar Farm, Tamil Nadu, India

Last Modified: Sat Apr 25 2020 10:26:38 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 100 MW
    generation capacity of the Maranthai Solar Farm located at Maranthai and Pudur Villages in Tirunelveli District of Tamil Nadu.
  • ? GWh
    of electricity will be generated per year.
  • ? tonnes
    estimated reduction in CO2 emissions each year, once the park is fully operational.
  • ?
    acres of land in Maranthai and Pudur villages will be used.
  • ?
    solar panels used, each of 315 Watt capacity. 2,000 circuit kilometres of cables connect the panels to the nearby four 220/33 kV pooling stations of 250 MW each and a 400 / 220 kV grid substation.
  • 3
    Number of organizations involved. Project Developer: NLC India, EPC and O&M: BVG Energy, Distribution: ?
  • Rs. ? crore
    project cost.
  • 2,500
    peak skilled and un-skilled jobs during construction phase.
  • ?
    long term jobs will be created during operational phase.
  • Feb 2019
    Start of construction.
  • Aug 2019
    Completion and commissioning of project in an extremely short duration of 6 months.