KSEB to explore potential of floating solar technology in a big way


KSEB to explore potential of floating solar technology in a big way

The Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEB), in association with the Union government, is planning to deploy floating solar power generation units in a big way.

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) has promised the board cutting-edge technology and support, using which the board hopes to generate power at half the cost it currently incurs for generating power from floating solar panels in Banasurasagar reservoir.

“The board has plans to use all major reservoirs for the deployment of floating solar units. The advent of new technologies and support of the central agency would help us cut down generation and installation costs. The average price for power generation from floating solar panels is currently Rs 8 per unit.

It could be brought down up to Rs 4 per unit,” board chairman and managing director N S Pillai said. Addressing a news conference in the sidelines of the consumer conclave hosted by the board Read More

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