ReNew Power announced the commissioning of 250 MW capacity of its Interstate Transmission System (ISTS) solar generation project, SECI-3.
According to the company statement, the project has a total generation capacity of 300 MW, which was won by ReNew Power in tranche 3 of the competitive auction conducted by SECI. ReNew will install monocrystalline modules with fixed tilt and string inverters that enhance project efficiency. ReNew will also be using robotic module cleaning at this site to help conserve water in the desert. The project is in the Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan, and has a 25-year power purchase agreement with SECI and will provide clean electricity to the state of Bihar at a rate of Rs 2.55/kWh (USD 0.035).
ReNew expects the remaining 50 MW capacity to be commissioned by the end of this month.
I am delighted that our teams were able to commission this project within the budget as well as within the stipulated time despite COVID related challenges,” said Sumant Sinha, Founder, Chairman and CEO of ReNew Power.
As of August 31, 2021, ReNew Power has a total capacity of 10.2 GW out of which 5.8 GW is operational across wind, solar and hydro energy projects in India and the rest is under construction or in the pipeline.