Essar Power to set up 90 MW PV solar plant in Madhya Pradesh for Rs 3 billion

The board of Essar Power Limited has approved an investment of Rs 3 billion in a 90 MW solar PV power plant in Madhya Pradesh.

The proposed power plant will be set up in Bhander, in Datia district of Madhya Pradesh across 105 hectares of land and will be executed in two parts: 33.7 MW and 56.17 MW. Electricity generated from this plant will be evacuated at the 132 kV level and is proposed to be connected to the 132/33 kV Bhander substation of MPPTCL, which is located at approximately 5 km and will be supplied to industrial consumers within Madhya Pradesh. The project is expected to be completed by June 2022.