L&T Pushes Green agenda, wins order to build Solar cum Energy Storage plant

The Solar PV plant at Kajra in Lakshisarai district will be a key element in Bihar’s plans to harness renewable energy for sustainable energy solutions towards combating climate change and meeting demand growth.

L&T Pushes Green agenda, wins order to build Solar cum Energy Storage plant

The Power Transmission and Distribution division of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has secured a domestic contract to construct a 185MW grid-connected Solar PV Plant, along with a Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) with a multi-MWh capacity.

The solar PV plant in Kajra, Lakshisarai district, will play a vital role in Bihar’s efforts to utilize renewable energy for sustainable solutions, address climate change, and meet increasing energy demands.

The BESS, with a capacity of 254MWh, will enable storing solar energy during low-demand periods and discharging when the demand peaks.

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In addition, the BESS will also ease the fluctuations in generation, frequency regulation, and voltage support. It comes with black start capability to the grid that will facilitate quick re-energization after an outage.

 

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Commenting on the order win, Mr A Ravindran, Sr Vice President & Head of Renewable Strategic Business Group, PT&D, said: “This is a welcome addition to our Renewable EPC portfolio of 18 GWp (Gigawatt Peak) cumulative capacity, comprising solar and wind generation projects already commissioned and in the making. On the Battery Energy Storage System front, we handle more than 1.5 GWh of storage capacity. This rich experience has made us the EPC partner of choice for developers globally”.

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