2 MegaWatt Solar Power Plant Inaugurated at Naval Station Karanja, Uran

Jul 21: Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar, PVSM, AVSM, VSM, ADC Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Naval Command, e-inaugurated the first Two Mega Watt Capacity Solar Power Plant of the Western Naval Command on 20 Jul 2020.

The Plant has been installed at Naval Station Karanja and is one of the largest solar plants in the region. The Solar Plant comprises 100% indigenously developed solar panels, tracking tables, and inverters. The plant is grid interconnected utilizing the state of art single-axis sun-tracking technology with computerized monitoring & control.

The project is a significant step by the Indian Navy towards harnessing Solar energy and the use of renewable sources of energy for meeting the power supply requirement of Naval Station.