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BHEL To Set Up 5 MW Solar Plant Near Ranipet, Chennai

Ranipet near Chennai will soon have a solar power plant for Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd intends to set up a 5 MW solar plant in the said area. An official of BHEL said that the plant is to be set up for captive consumption of electricity. Good thing for the power plant would be eligible for renewable energy certificates and carbon credits.

This would be an assurance that the transaction of the company will not be damaging the environment or the nearby place where it will do its function. In the area, BHEL owns a land area of 163 acres. The establishing of this power plant would not be a problem since a solar power plant would only require about 25 acres of land.

The company is known when it comes to producing mono and poly silicon-based cells and modules from wafers bought from Japan. With the facilities and equipments of BHEL, they are quite sure that they could do the plant in a quick time.




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