GEDCOL has been allotted 20 MW Solar Power Plant at Manmunda in Boudh district under Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM), Phase-II, Batch-I.
The project is awarded to M/s BHEL under an Engineering Procurement & Construction (EPC) contract for construction with O&M for 10 years.
The 20 MW capacity has been commissioned successfully to the State Grid during Mar. 2016 (15 MW) and June 2016 (5 MW).
MNRE has sanctioned 4 MW Solar Rooftop project on the non-residential Govt. buildings in twin city of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar through PPP mode. 199 nos. of buildings have been identified (126 in Bhubaneswar and 73 in Cuttack) for taking up Roof Top installations.
LOA has been placed on 09.06.2016 with M/s AZURE Power Ltd. for a project cost of Rs. 8 Crore per MW and levellised tariff of Rs. 5.69/kWh for 25 years. The Project Implementation Agreement (PIA) has been signed on 30.07.2016. The project is scheduled to be completed in 3 phases of 0.2 MW (by Dec. 2016), 0.8 MW (by Mar. 2016) and remaining 3 MW (by Sep. 2017).
Besides above, GEDCOL is contemplating to replicate the Bhubaneswar-Cuttack Rooftop project to other cities in the State. To start with Sambalpur, Burla, Hirakud, Rourkela, Puri, Khurda, Berhampur, Chhattrapur, Jeypore, Koraput, Sunabeda, Balasore, Bhadrak and Baripada towns will be taken up. GEDCOL is also looking forward to extend the Scheme to the Central Govt. buildings and State Govt. Residential Quarters in Bhubaneswar & Cuttack. The total Rooftop Project capacity is expected to be around 10 MW
GEDCOL is under process to develop Solar Plants on the un-utilized lands available inside OPTCL Grid Sub-stations at Duburi, Baripada, Bolangir, Koraput & Rairangpur including OHPC Power House at Mukhiguda.
DPR has been prepared by Gujarat Energy Research & Management Institute (GERMI) for 16.4 MW capacity at these sites.
Preparation of Tender for selection of EPC contractor is under process.
Odisha has shown interest for development of Solar park under the scheme of MNRE. MNRE has allocated 1000MW Solar park to odisha for development under its Solar park scheme. Approx. 4000acres of land has been identified at Balasore bhogari & Bhhanga and Land identification across the other districts is also under progress for development of Solar park.
Detailed Project Report (DPR) has been prepared for 3 MW (2 X 1.5MW), Jambhira SHEP in Mayurbhanj District and 4.2 MW (2 X 2.1 MW), Kanupur SHEP in Keonjhar District . Mou has been signed with Engineer in Chief (Electricity) for development of Kanpur SHEP.
Pre-Feasibility Report (PFR) for 13 (thirteen) nos. SHEPs with approximate capacity of 168 MW have been prepared by GEDCOL.
Out of these 13 SHEPs, GEDCOL has requested State Technical Committee (STC) for allotment of 4 nos. SHEPs namely, Kharag - I, II, IIA and III (Kandhamal District) of capacity 96 MW in favour of GEDCOL for development.
Apart from this, Board of Directors of GEDCOL has also accorded approval to take up Salki – 1, 2 & 3 (Kandhamal District) projects for a capacity of about 36 MW. The proposals has been submitted to STC for allotment.
PFR for another SHEP namely, Garjan Khol (Angul District) of approx. 10 MW capacity is under preparation by M/s WAPCOS.
GEDCOL and Steel Authority of India Limited, Rourkela have agreed to develop 15 MW, Mandira SHEP in Sundargarh District in Joint Venture mode. Preliminary survey has been completed by M/s MECON and site for installation of Power House has been finalized. DPR for the same is under preparation by M/s MECON.
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