L&T commissions 40 MW Indian PV plant


L&T, which acted as EPC contractor for the project, says it was completed in 129 days. It is comprised of over 500,000 thin film photovoltaic modules and 13 MVA power transformers, and has been built across 350 acres. The modules were said to have been procured by Reliance; L&T also constructed a five kilometer double circuit transmission line.

India’s Minister for New and Renewable Energy, Farooq Abdullah attended the plant’s inauguration yesterday, April 9, along with Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Ashok Gehlot, Energy Minister, Jitendra Singh, chairman of Reliance, Anil Dhirubhai Ambani, and senior officials from L&T.

Over the last year, L&T, part of the Larsen & Toubro conglomerate, says it has installed 114 MW worth of utility-scale photovoltaic plants in India.