SJVN bags 100 MW solar project in Raghanesda Solar Park
30th Sep 2020

SJVN has participated in Open Bidding process for allotment of Raghanesda Solar Park, Gujarat and bagged the quoted capacity of 100 MW Rs 2.73 /Unit on Build Own and Operate (BOO) basis. The tentative cost of Construction / Development of this project is Rs 490 crore. The project is expected to generate 252 MU in the first year and the project cumulative energy generation over a period of 25 years would be about 6300 MU. The Power purchase agreement (PPA) shall be signed between Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam (GUVNL) and SJVN for 25 years.

Presently, SJVN has a total Installed Capacity of 2015.2 MW which includes 2 Hydro Power Plants of 1912 MW and 3 Renewable Power Plants of 103.2 MW (One Solar Plant of 5.6 MW and 2 Wind Plants of 97.6 MW). With this allotment of 100 MW, SJVN now has 200 MW of solar projects under execution. Both these Solar Plants are expected to be commissioned by March 2022 which shall be a huge leap in SJVN’s Renewable Capacity.

SJVN is engaged in hydroelectric power generation originally established as a joint venture between the government and the state government of Himachal Pradesh to develop and operate the Nathpa Jhakri Hydro Power Station (NJHPS).