MUMBAI: Leading engineering major Larsen & Toubro today said that it has commissioned the country’s largest solar photovoltaic power plant of Reliance Power in Rajasthan with a capacity to generate 40 MW of power.
The group’s construction arm L&T Construction executed the project owned by Reliance Power at Dhursar Village in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan from concept to commissioning in 129 days, the company said in a statement issued here.
“With the commissioning of this plant, L&T Construction has installed 114 MW of utility scale solar PV power plants over the last fiscal,” it said.
The plant, which comprises more than five lakh high output generating thin film technology based solar PV modules and thirteen 3.5 MVA power transformers to generate 40 MW, is spread across 350 acres.
The thin film solar PV modules for the project were procured by RPower, while L&T’s scope of work included design, engineering, procurement and construction of the plant, including construction of a 5km 33 kV double circuit transmission line, the statement said.
The plant, equipped to supply more than 70 million units (MU) of clean and green energy to 75,000 households, is expected to displace nearly 70,000 million tonne of CO2 annually, the release said.