Heritage Foods Ltd has commissioned its first solar power plant of 2.34 MW capacity in Adavimasjidapally in Mulugu Mandal in Medak district of Andhra Pradesh. The project is completed by Mahindra EPC is spread across a 14-acre site, the plant comprises of 9,360 solar PV modules based on multi-crystalline technology. The power thus generated from the plant will be used for captive purpose for its dairy unit located in Hyderabad
JVS Exports had set up a 5 MW solar power photo voltaic power plant in Virudunagar in Tamil Nadu. The project had been commissioned by Vikram Solar (manufacturer of PV modules) and has been completed in 75 days. The company will claim the subsidy through "REC" renewable energy certificate.
In October 2013, the state government of Karnataka has announced a new the solar power tariff of Rs. 8.40 per unit for solar photo-voltaic generation and Rs. 10.92 per unit for solar -thermal power generation, Rs 9.56/unit for rooftop and small solar PV plants and Rs 7.20/unit for rooftop and small solar PV plants with 30 per cent government subsidy on capital costs. These tariff will become applicable from April 2013 and will be effective till 2018.
NanoPV Voltech Solar Pvt Ltd, a joint venture between US-based NanoPV Solar Inc and the Voltech group of Chennai is setting up a solar module manufacturing plant in Chennai. The plant has a capacity of 75 MW and comes up with an investment of Rs. 1000 million. NanoPV Voltech’s subsidiaries have won rights to set up two solar power projects—of 10 MW and 14 MW—in Tamil Nadu, through a bidding process of the state utility, Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corp Ltd