India’s largest Floating solar power plant
India’s largest floating solar plant located in Banasura Sagar reservoir Wayanad is all set to start operations. The solar plant which is 6000 sq meters with 500 KWp solar plant.
“We have used high efficiency solar panels for the project as per KSEB stipulations. Also, we have set up a floating substation on the reservoir to convert the output into 11kV considering economic and safety aspects,” said Raveendran T Nair, vice-president (projects) of Adtech Systems Ltd.
Read more : https://thelogicalindian.com/environment/indias-largest-floating-solar-plant/
Worlds largest Solar plant in Tamilnadu
The Adani Group’s new site in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu covers an area of 10 square kilometers and has a capacity of 648 megawatts (MW). The plant is set up at Kamuthi, Ramanathapuram in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, with an investment of around Rs 4,550 crore. It is estimated that it will produce enough electricity to power about 150,000 homes at full capacity.
Read more : http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/Adani%E2%80%99s-648-MW-solar-plant-inaugurated/article14993341.ece
Indian Railways Solar Rooftops in operation
Solar plants are installed on the rooftops of Hazrat Nizamuddin, New Delhi, Anand Vihar and Delhi railway stations. This will generate 76.5 lakh units of solar power cumulatively per year and shall meet about 30 per cent of the energy requirement of these stations, the officials said. This will help reduce will reduce 6082 tonnes of CO2 emissions. This project is a part of the government’s National Solar Mission to reduce carbon emissions with solar technologies.
Read more : http://www.timesnownews.com/india/article/railways-first-set-of-solar-plants-to-be-launched-on-friday/113696
First Indian school to be completely run on solar energy
The Canadian International School, Bangalore runs 100 per cent on solar energy. The school requires 4,25,000 kW energy in a year. They are producing five lakh kilowatts per year. They are geared to produce 300 kilo watts per hour at peak capacity.
Read more : http://indiatoday.intoday.in/education/story/india-school/1/1058461.html