Fortum connects 10MW Solar Power Plant in Madhya Pradesh to grid
Fortum Finnsurya Energy, a subsidiary of Finnish
energy company Fortum, has connected its 10 megawatt (MW) solar power plant in
Madhya Pradesh to the grid.
The 10MW solar power plant, which uses the thin-film
technology, spreads over 70 acres in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh. It is expected to
be formally inaugurated in early 2015, according to a company statement.
This is the first project connected to the grid under the
second phase of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) and the
first greenfield solar project undertaken by Fortum.
This is Fortum's second investment in solar energy
generation in India.
Its first asset in India is a 5MW plant in Rajasthan.
Fortum currently has a portfolio of 15MW and plans to
further expand its operations through organic and inorganic growth.