Lauren India recently achieved a significant milestone when the Godawari Green Energy Limited (GGEL) project produced power to the grid for the first time.
Godawari Power & Ispat Ltd. (GODPI) started Asia’s biggest concentrating solar power plant as India limps toward clean-energy targets with prices almost half the global average.
The ground breaking ceremony for this project was held on June 26, 2011. J.P.Tiwari, CEO, GGEL, commissioned the plant in presence of officials and employees of GGEL.
The 50-MW Concentrated Solar thermal power plant set up in Naukh village located in the Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan is reported to be the first CSP plant in the country.
Siemens has won an order from Shiram EPC Limited to supply 17,000 of its UVAC 2010 solar thermal receivers to a 50 megawatt (MW) concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in India.
Siemens Energy has been awarded three solar energy orders by different customers to supply a total of four steam turbine generator units for concentrated solar power plants in the Indian state of Rajasthan.