Emmvee Photovoltaic Power Pvt Ltd, leading Solar PV module manufacturer and turnkey solution expert for mega watt scale projects, signs-off its first ever airport project of 1 MW for Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL Infrastructures Ltd), in the state of Kerala.
Cochin International Airport (CIAL) is the first Greenfield airport setup in the public private partnership (PPP) model in civil aviation infrastructure sector in India. Cochin International Airport has the state-of-the-art facilities and traditionally designed architecture unique to Kerala, and has been constructed to enable any type of wide-bodied aircraft to land or take off with the least of hassles.
The project will be a Rooftop grid connected solar photovoltaic power project of 1 MW capacity. Emmvee will be responsible for end to end execution from designing of the solar power plant, engineering, supply of modules, procurement, installation, testing and commissioning of the 1 MW solar power plant. Emmvee is also responsible for operations and maintenance of the plant for a period of 10 years. Known for its expertise in this field, Emmvee will install the photovoltaic modules of around 500 kW on the 2 south facing hangers and the remaining will be ground mounted. The plant is expected to be commissioned by 15th August 2013.
Expressing his view on the project, Mr. D.V. Manjunatha, founder and Managing Director, Emmvee group, says, “We are honoured to partner with CIAL. Emmvee was selected for this project due to its technical expertise and designing skills. This is our first airport project in India and It is a great step by CIAL to use renewable energy for power generation. Being an international airport, the project will also promote awareness about solar power generation. We would look forward for the commissioning of this project which also helps us to promote sustainable solar energy with low environmental impact”.
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News published on 28 / 05 / 2013 by Bharat Vasandani