SJVN to build 1000 MW solar project at Rs 5500 crore


Shimla : SJVN has been issued LOA (Letter of Award) for Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of 1000 MW Solar Project in Bikaner, Rajasthan to Tata Power Solar Systems. The Project was secured by SJVN through competitive Bidding Process under CPSE Scheme of GOI.

SJVN chief Nand Lal Sharma said today that this is India’s biggest Solar EPC contract awarded till date. The composite cost for the construction and development of the project is Rs 5491 Crore. It will generate 2454 MU electricity in 1st year and approximately 56838 MU over a period of 25 years. The commissioning of this Project is expected to reduce approximately 27,85,077 tonnes of carbon emission in 25 years. The project will be commissioned by May 2024.
The scope of this EPC Contract includes end to end delivery of the commissioned Solar Plant to SJVN including arrangement of land on outright purchase basis, power evacuation system up to the ISTS Sub Station and Operation and Maintenance of the Solar PV Plant for three years.