Statkraft BLP Solar Solutions (SBSS), one of the leading customer-focused solar solutions provider and independent power producers in India, has inaugurated a 5 MWp solar power project at SRF Ltd’s manufacturing plant in Gummidipoondi, Tamil Nadu, India.
The project is one of the largest in-campus solar power projects in the state of Tamil Nadu and will reduce the customer’s electricity costs and CO2 emissions significantly. The solar park is estimated to generate 7,500 MWh of renewable energy per year.
“We are proud to have set up one of the largest “in-campus” solar projects in Tamil Nadu, providing a high quality solar solution for SRF Limited. This will further enhance our position as a unique service provider in the solar sector, and is another step to contribute to reach India’s renewable energy targets by 2022”, says Tejpreet S. Chopra, CEO of Statkraft BLP Solar Solutions.
The solar park is a milestone project for SBSS where innovative design helped overcome technical challenges faced to set up such a large project within an operating factory. The project has also been completed with an excellent HSE record.
“Solar power production is going to show two digit growth rates on a global scale. India has ambitious plans and potential to leap-frog into distributed energy thereby reducing energy costs and helping the environment,” says SVP New Markets, Torsten Amelung.
Statkraft BLP Solar Solutions has previously commissioned several roof-top and ground mounted projects, including a 5 MWp open access solar plant in Tumkur District, Karnataka.