Vikram Solar has announced that it has secured the project order for a 1 MW Floating solar plant from Hindustan Zinc Limited. The plant will be situated at Ghosunda Dam, Near Chittorgarh, Rajasthan.
The floating plant will supply to saving water evaporation loss, thus ensuing in conservation of water, reduce the development of algae, maintaining cleanliness of the water, and apparently land.
The installation will employ Vikram Solar’s 330 Wp 72-cell ELDORA Polycrystalline modules. It is expected to be commissioned by July 2019. The solar plant is estimated to have an energy yield of 1993 MWh/Year, sufficient to power close to 1400 houses per year.
Ravindra Goyal, Head- EPC Sales, Vikram Solar, said on the occasion, “We are honoured to be chosen by Hindustan Zinc Limited to execute this project. As a leading solar EPC player, it is our pleasure to once again contribute to the Indian solar revolution in a pioneering way. We congratulate Hindustan Zinc Limited for taking a step towards green energy transition and we look forward to participating in more such innovative projects in the country.
Arun Vijayakumar, Director Projects, Hindustan Zinc Limited said, “Hindustan Zinc Limited has always contributed to Indian green energy shift and Floating Solar plant is one such initiative. When we decided to take our first step towards an innovative solar installation, we thought it best to award the job to one of the established solution providers. We are hopeful of successful completion of the project by Vikram Solar Limited and we look forward to strengthening our business relation.”
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