Ciel & Terre Installs India's Largest Floating Solar Plant in Tamil Nadu

May 19, 2021 11:30 AM ET
  • Ciel & Terre has successfully completed the design, float supply, supervision of a 14.7 MW floating solar plant for SPIC in Tamil Nadu

Ciel & Terre India, a subsidiary of Ciel & Terre International, a global leader in floating solar, has actually successfully finished the plant design, float supply, guidance of the 14.7 MWp floating solar power plant at Southern Petrochemical Industries Corporation (SPIC) Limited, in its water storage pond in Thoothukudi in the state of Tamil Nadu.

Hydrelio license Equato floats, which were in your area produced under the "Make in India" project were made use of to place 37,632 photovoltaic panels with 390 Wp ability, over a location of 15.6 hectares. This plant will certainly generate competitive power and also stay clear of greater than 18686 lots of CO2 discharges-- the firm asserts.

C&T India Taking Care Of Director, Deepak Ushadevi claimed "a captive project similar to this will benefit the sector from an affordable rate contrasted to the grid and we can reproduce the very same model on other industrial tanks such as steel, thermal, fertilisers, cement, chemical, etc. Given that we have high valued financiers to finance comparable projects, markets ought to use such advantages.

" Over the years, Ciel & Terre has gotten large know-how and also solid experience in the installation of large-scale floating PV plants on fabricated and also fresh water storage tanks, our team has a thorough understanding of floating PV's difficulties and as necessary aided our SPIC customer in the realisation of the most significant floating plant in this country despite the covid-19 pandemic obstacles, this demonstrated our valued commitment and capabilities."

In 2019, the firm had actually commissioned its first pilot 452 kWp project at CIAL Cochin, complied with by the second project 5.4 MWp at Sagardighi thermal nuclear power plant, West Bengal last year being the most significant grid-connected floating plant in India, currently. Currently, C&T India is implementing the huge floating project to the dimension of 75 MWp in South India and is anticipated to appoint by October 2021, the Hydrelio floats are being produced from 150 MWp/year production capability manufacturing facility by the firm in Kerala.

C&T India Chairman, Stephane Provoust stated "we are fully dedicated to floating PV and our track record makes the business become the most skilled group in 'Floating PV', especially thanks to 'all-in-one' solutions as well as top quality of services."

Earlier this year the firm had launched its global R&D center in Bangalore for cutting-edge design and also new item development tasks.

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