Madhya Pradesh I
11. October 2018
Karnataka II
12. March 2019

Karnataka I

Karnataka I is a 40-megawatt solar power plant located in Koppal District in the state of Karnataka and was commissioned in January 2018. It was developed by Delhi-based SolarArise India Projects Pvt Ltd, an innovative operator of grid-connected solar power projects in India. Since fall 2018, ThomasLloyd has been the largest shareholder with a significant stake in SolarArise.

Project site


Karnataka, India

CO2 reduction


58,144 tonnes p.a.

Reach of electricity supply


52,318 people



40,5 MW

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Project details

Project Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) Talettutayi Solar Projects One Private Limited (“Karnataka I”)
Location Chikkoppa Village, Koppal District, State of Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 15.652016° N, 75.992484° E
Technical Specifications Project site: 721,049 m²
Solar irradiation at project site: 1,973.7 kWh/m²/year (SolarGIS)
Grid connection: To an existing 110 kV Yelburga KPTCL substation, 5.5 km away
Fixed tilt mounting structure, using polycrystalline solar PV technology
62,360 modules of rating 325Wp and 62,720 modules of rating 320Wp
Reach of Electricity Supply 52,318 people
New permanent jobs 39 in the plant
Supplier/Manufacturer Solar Modules: JA Solar (China)
Solar Inverters: Sungrow (China)
Inverter Transformer: Shilchar (India)
Power Transformer: Raychem (India)
Mounting Systems: NewSol AG (Switzerland)
Control Panels: ERL (India)
HT Cables: Polycab (India)
LT Cables: Polycab (India)
String Cable: Lapp (Germany)
Junction Boxes: Trinity Touch (United Kingdom)
General Contractor (EPC) Juwi India Renewable Energies Pvt. Ltd.
Operations & Maintenance Juwi India Renewable Energies Pvt. Ltd.
Lender’s Engineer TUV Rheinland (India) Pvt. Ltd.
Electricity Offtake Counterparty Grid Connection Agreement with Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Power Purchase Agreement with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI)
Credit Rating Electricity Offtake Counterparty ICRA: AA+
Specifications of the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) Statutorily guaranteed Tariff fixed rate INR 4.43 (USD 0.07) per kWh, allocated through a reverse auction bidding process. The rate has been set and approved by Solar Energy Corporation of India for 25 years.
Status In full operation since January 2018.

Status: 30/06/2021

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