Rays Power Infra Commissions its Largest Solar Project in Bangladesh at 275 MW

Jan 17, 2023 12:01 PM ET
  • Rays Power Infra, the Jaipur-headquartered solar EPC Company has actually commissioned a 275 MW (DC) solar plant in Sundarganj, Gaibandha in Bangladesh.
  • Comprising over 500,000 solar PV modules, the project was commissioned within 14 months.
  • The project will certainly create native experience in Bangladesh for the building of large solar projects as well as producing work for nearby villages.
  • The firm engaged 2000 manpower each day to achieve the set targets.

Solar EPC company Rays Power Infra has announced the commissioning of a 275 MW( DC) grid-connected solar power plant in Sundarganj, Gaibandha, Bangladesh. Spread over 600 acres of land, the project will certainly offset over 375 billion tonnes of CO2 emissions, equivalent to 2.5 Lacs fuel engine cars, powering 5 lakh homes in Bangladesh. The project comprises of over 500,000 Solar PV modules that have been mounted, thereby making it the single largest solar plant in the nation, claims Rays Power Infra.

In the past, claims the firm, many big Indian and also global solar EPC firms attempted to use up the project over the last seven years, however the difficult site problems made it challenging. Rays Power claims it surmounted the difficulty under difficult conditions and also the whole project has actually been performed by internal engineering, purchase and building and construction (EPC) group. The project achieved completion within the scheduled timespan of 14 months, with near zero misses as well as casualties. The project will profit the neighborhood community, aiding satisfy the shortage of the power supply, while also being a sustainable resource of green power hence minimizing carbon footprint.

Ketan Mehta, MD & CEO, Rays Power Infra, claimed, "We are delighted to introduce that the Bangladesh solar power plant is currently operational. This is the solitary largest project commissioned by Rays Power and puts us under a various league of solar EPC companies globally. I am extremely pleased with the amazing efforts put by the entire team in spite of dealing with a tough execution setting and tough soil and also weather conditions, Rays was able to commission the project promptly."

"While the project is focused on solar energy, it has actually likewise created a number of job chances for neighborhood people as well as service growth avenues for the subcontractors. We are now focusing on establishing extra such power plants in Bangladesh and various other countries as well, in our quest to develop Rays as an international EPC player," added Pawan Sharma, Director, Rays Power Infra.

Rays Power Infra claims to be one of the leading solar players in the country with a commissioned 1.30 GWp portfolio. The company has initiated the growth and execution of solar parks and also solar plants accumulating to 2.00 GWp with anticipated commissioning in the following 24 months adding to the power demands of the customers, it claims. It is likewise in the process of creating huge range solar parks in Rajasthan, which will be made use of for establishing utility-scale and C&I projects. Rays Power Infra says that it has actually additionally gained a know-how in the transmission, power circulation, and roof segment.

The firm has an international presence having actually installed large-scale solar projects in Vietnam as well as Bangladesh. It is additionally expanding its presence throughout Asia and also MENA regions.

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