Welspun Energy Completes 19-Megawatt Solar Plant in India

May 14 (Bloomberg) -- Welspun Energy Ltd., India’s biggest solar developer, has completed a 19-megawatt plant in Karnataka state in the country’s south.

The project in Chitradurga district will sell its power to state-run Mangalore Electric Supply Co., Welspun said in an e-mailed statement today. The plant will generate enough power annually for 48,000 homes for the next 25 years, Welspun said.

The plant raises Welspun’s operational capacity to 328 megawatts.

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