IBC SOLAR connects 3 MW Solar power to the grid in India

The project is part of India's Open Access Policy. With the Electricity Act (2003) the government confirms open access to the transmission lines as an encouragement to private investors to enter the electricity generation sector.

IBC SOLAR, a global leader in photovoltaic (PV) systems and energy storage, has widened its business in India. Yesterday, 13.03.2018, the inauguration ceremony took place at the plant site in Tamil Nadu.

The project is part of India’s Open Access Policy. With the Electricity Act (2003) the government confirms open access to the transmission lines as an encouragement to private investors to enter the electricity generation sector. Under this provision every person, who has constructed a captive generating plant is entitled to open access to the transmission lines for carrying electricity from their plant to the destination of its use. It is similar to a self-consumption plant with some distance between generator and consumption point. The now inaugurated project is IBC SOLAR’s first solar park under this provision. LNB Renewable Energy executed the complete project development, approvals and transmission line works whereas IBC SOLAR performed the EPC.

The solar park was built near Madurai, for The Peria Karamalai Tea & Produce Co. Ltd. which has reduced its carbon footprint with a solar park thus confirming their commitment to renewable energies. The NSE listed company belongs to the LN Bangur Group who has worked with IBC SOLAR for several other large-scale projects.

The installation crew had to overcome a prolonged monsoon and Shailendra Bebortha takes particular pride in the fact that the solar project was realised on time. At the same time, the solar park was built with the proverbial IBC SOLAR-quality, with-tier one modules and inverters and meticulous attention to the detail.

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