Ciel & Terre India commissions 5.1 MWP floating solar power plant in West Bengal

Ciel & Terre India, a part of French pioneer in the photovoltaic market, has completed the engineering, float supply, anchoring and mooring, and supervision of the 5.4 MWp floating solar plant at Sagardighi thermal power plant in West Bengal.

This plant will produce electricity to supply around 1,000 homes and avoid over 5,838 tons of CO2 emissions. With the 5.4MWp plant, West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited (WBPDCL) can save over 48 million liters of water from evaporation, which can be used during the cooling water requirement in summers. In addition to commissioning of the 5.4 MWp floating solar plant, WBPDCL has floated tenders for two floating solar projects – 10 MW at Sagardighi thermal power plant and 5 MW at Singareni thermal power plant.

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