15 MW Solar Power Plant Starts at Singareni birth place Yellandu
C & MD conveys his congratulations
Singareni Directors and Transco officials participated in Synchronization
Singareni Directors started the 15 MW division of the 39 megawatts solar plant under construction at Yellandu the birthplace of Singareni today. Synchronization was completed in the presence of Transco officials. Mr. N. Sridhar C & MD Company heaped praises and conveyed his best wishes. He instructed that the balance 59 mega watts plant divisions in the two areas in the first phase also needs to be completed by the month end and power synchronization has to start.
Mr. N. Balaram, Director (finance & P&P) who participated in the Saturday’s synchronization program as the chief guest and Director (E & M) Mr. D. Satyanarayana Rao put the switch on and synchronized the 122 KV Singareni solar power to TS Transco power station.
Speaking on this occasion they said that under the leadership of C & MD Mr. N. Sridhar, Singareni would erect 300 megawatts solar power plants and by the end of the year all plants would be completed and 300 megawatts of solar power would be generated. The erection of these plants are for the stability of Singareni company and as part of the business expansion plans and the company would save almost 120 crore rupees due to this.
Out of the 39 megawatts power plants under erection at Yellandu area in 230 acres area, power generated which has started from the 15 megawatts division was synchronized with TRANSCO on Saturday. By the end of the month the balance 24 megawatts erection would also be completed and power generation would begin.
Already 70 Mega Watts synchronized in the first phase plants
Out of the 300 megawatts solar power plant erection taken up by Singareni, it has taken up erection of 129 megawatts capacity plants at 4 areas in the first phase. Out of these 30 megawatts plant at Manuguru, 10 Megawatts plant at Singareni Thermal Power plant have started full scale power generation. 15 megawatts division in the 50 megawatts plant at Ramagundam-3, 15 megawatts out off in the 39 megawatts plant at Illandu have also started power generation. In total 70 megawatts of solar power is synchronized with TRANSCO grid. Officials are working towards synchronizing by completing the 59 megawatts erection by the 20th of next month.
2nd and 3rd phase plants erection by the end of this year
Company C & MD Sri. N. Sridhar instructed that the 129 Megawatts plants in the first phase are to start power generation by next month. 90 megawatts plant in the 2nd phase and 81 megawatts plant in the third phase also to be completed by December this year. He is continuously monitoring the erection works.
In the 2nd phase – 10 megawatts plant at Bhupalapalli, 43 megawatts plant at Mandamarri and 37 megawatts solar plant at Kothagudem are under erection. 50% of the works is completed under the supervision of Adani group which got the contract. In the 3rd phase plants on open cast dumps and floating power plants are being experimented with. 22 megawatts plant on open cast at Ramagundem-3 area, 10 megawatts plant on Dorli open cast. Erection has started by Adani group which gained the contract. Novis Green Infra gained the contract for the erection of 10 megawatts floating power plant on Singareni Power station reservoir and 5 megawatts plant on Dorli OC water. This company already has experience of erection of such plants at Maharashtra and Gujarat.
Other than this, 11 megawatts at Chennuru and 23 megawatts ground solar plants are also being erected in the 3rd phase. Company is working towards completed of erection of these plants by December this year. If 300 megawatts of solar power is generated the company would earn rupees 120 crores yearly, thus providing relief to the company financially.