Telangana Set to Add 1,000 MW Solar PV Capacity by the End of 2019

Telangana will add additional 1,000 MW of solar energy capacity in next six to eight months compelling the total installed capacity to over 4,500 MW in solar power segment, a senior official said.

Telangana positioned at second position with a generation capacity of over 3,500 MW commissioned through solar energy.

Additional 1,000 MW are in the pipeline which will be commissioned expected in the next six to eight months, Telangana State Renewable Energy Development Corporation Ltd (TSREDCO) Vice-Chairman and Managing Director N Janaiah believed.

Telangana has a enormous solar prospective likely at 20.41 GW and a wind energy potential of 4.2 GW. The state has a total installed capacity of 4,036 MW renewable energy power including solar energy (ground mount) at 3,583 MW and wind energy of 128 MW moreover contribution from other renewable energy sources, Janaiah stated.

With regard to solar rooftop, he believed from 2 MW commissioned in June 2014 it has grown to 60 MW and another 40 MW was in the pipeline.

TSREDCO is the state-designated agency, designated by the Telangana government for executing all new and renewable energy programmes and energy conservation activities in the state.

Lately, Fourth Partner Energy, one of India’s leading distributed solar rooftop energy company, announced the commissioning of 8 solar projects with a capacity of 3116 kWp in the state of Telangana, as part of an initiative by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to increase renewable energy adoption across government offices, under its 1000 MW Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar PV System Scheme.

Solar PV | News published on 17/04/2019 by Moulin

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