16 August 2017

Supply Chain Log

DMIC’s model solar plant commissioned in Neemrana

India’s first 1MW smart micro grid demonstration project (off-grid) that uses Japanese technology to integrate solar power with diesel generators to provide reliable green energy supply for industrial use, along with a 5MW model solar power plant, was inaugurated in Neemrana last week.

The Neemrana Solar Power Project, built by the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation (DMICDC) in partnership with the Government of Japan, was dedicated to the nation by Ramesh Abhishek, Secretary, Department of Industrial Promotion and Policy (DIPP), in the presence of H.E. Mr. Kenji Hiramatsu, the Ambassador of Japan to India, and senior government officials and business heads from both the countries.

The 6MW model project consists of a 5MWp Solar Power Plant which uses thin film technology and feeds power directly to the state grid, and a 1MWp plant that uses poly crystalline technology with 2MW Diesel Generator Set integrated with a Smart Micro Grid feeding power to Japanese industrial consumers in the Neemrana Industrial Park.

The project has been implemented in partnership with the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), Government of Japan, with the solar panels and other equipment like inverters, Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) System etc. procured from Japanese companies including Hitachi, Kyocera, Itochu, Sharp, Solar Frontier and Kaneka.