Indian coal miner Singareni Collieries draws 500-MW floating solar plan - report

Delta supplies two 1MW DelCEN1000 central inverters to a 2MW floating solar power project in Visakhapatnam, India

July 15 (Renewables Now) - Indian state-owned coal miner The Singareni Collieries Co Ltd (SCCL) is studying the possibility of installing 500 MW of floating solar modules on large water bodies in Telangana.

The company is conducting a feasibility study with Telangana State Renewable Energy Development Corporation Ltd (TSREDCO), the Hindu BusinessLine reports. The two parties are currently discussing whether the project should be implemented on a single location or in five 100-MW stages.

SCCL and TSREDCO are looking at opportunities in Karimnagar, Warangal and other districts, according to the report.

The project is part of the business expansion plan of SCCL, which has already installed solar power systems across 11 areas.

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