Indias Largest Floating Solar Power Plant Opens in Kerala

The largest-ever floating solar power plant in India inaugurated by state power minister MM Man at the Banasura Sagar dam in Wayanad.
Vamsi Athreya

Last Updated: Dec 05,2017 11:29 IST

Indias Largest Floating Solar Power Plant Opens in Kerala

Indias Largest Floating Solar Power Plant Opens in Kerala

05 December 2017 Current Affairs: The largest-ever floating solar power plant in India inaugurated by state power minister MM Man at the Banasura Sagar dam in Wayanad.
The solar power plant that floats on the surface of the water has a capacity of 500 kilowatts (kW).
The solar plant consists of 1,938 solar panels with a capacity of 260 watts, a 500-kilo volt ampere (KVA) transformer and 17 inverters.
The unique feature of this plant is the anchoring mechanism used by the overwhelming technology to maintain the plant with the alteration of the water level. Constructed by the Thiruvananthapuram-based Ad Tech Systems, the plant will generate seven lakh units of power in a year.
The total cost of the project is Rs. 9.25 crore.
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