EDF plants solar flag in India
Commissioning of 30MW Khilchipur underway in Madhya Pradesh
French developer EDF Energies Nouvelles is commissioning the 30MW Khilchipur solar project in India.
The facility in Madhya Pradesh is the developer’s first PV installation in the country and five further PV projects totalling 120MW are under development in Rajasthan.
EDF won the quintet in a call for tenders by the Indian government and the schemes are all due to be commissioned during 2015.
Work is being led by ACME Solar Energy Private Limited, in which EDF Energies Nouvelles has a 25% interest.
Image: EDF's Toul Rosieres solar project in France (EDF and Florent Doncourt)