KSEB/SECI – Ambalathara Solar Farm 200 MW – Kerala - Project Profile
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Kerala State Electricity Board Ltd (KSEB) and Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) are undertaking the construction of a solar power plant at Ambalathara in Kasaragod, Kerala, India.
The project involves the construction of a 200MW solar power plant. It includes the construction of a substation and related facilities, the installation of solar panels, inverters and transformers, and the laying of transmission lines.
On March 31, 2015, a tripartite agreement has been signed between KSEB, SECI and Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd (IREDA) to build the first phase of the project comprising a 50MW solar output.
The project is being implemented by Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd (IREDA), a Government of India Enterprise under the administrative control of MNRE.
On November 9, 2015, SECI floated tenders for the execution of the project, with November 30, 2015, as the submission deadline.
Subsequently, Jakson Group was awarded the contract for design, engineering, supply, construction erection, testing, commissioning and operations and maintenance (O&M) for 10 years of the first phase of the project.
On March 31, 2017, IREDA commissioned the 36MW, out of the 50MW first phase, and the remaining in September 2017.
As of October 2017, the government has signed a contract with Tehri Hydo Power Corporation to build a 50MW plant in the second phase, however, a final decision is yet to be made.
Planning activities are underway.
The project involves the construction of a 200MW solar power plant at Ambalathara in Kasaragod, Kerala, India.
The US$200 million project includes the following: