KIOCL sets up 5.0 MW solar power plant in Kathrikehal

KIOCL Ltd. (formerly Kudremukh Iron Ore Co.) has commissioned a 5.0 MW solar power plant at Kathrikehal village of Tumakuru district in Karnataka. The new project entailed an investment of ₹ 250 million. It will meet partially the power requirements of Mangalore city. KIOCL has also entered into power purchase agreement with KPTCL (Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation), Bescom (Bengaluru Electricity Supply Company) and Msecom (Mangaluru Electricity Supply Company) for wheeling power generated at the solar power plant. The power is being consumed at KIOCL‘s pellet plant in Mangaluru.

Project Location Kathrikehal, Tumakur,Karnataka
Project Cost (in million) ₹250
Project Capacity 5 MW
Project Status Commissioned
Commissioning Date

Company Profile : KIOCL Ltd

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