Larsen & Toubro (L&T)’s subsidiary, L&T Construction, has commissioned a 40 Mega Watt peak (MWp) solar plant in Rajasthan, India.

The new plant is the country’s largest solar photo voltaic based power plant owned by Reliance Power at Dhursar in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan.

The solar PV power plant is equipped to supply more than 70 million units of clean and green energy to 75,000 households and has been commissioned by L&T in 129 days.

The PV power plant, which comprises more than 5,00,000 high output generating thin film technology based solar PV modules and thirteen 3.5 MVA power transmission to generate 40 MWp, is spread across 350 acres.

The thin film Solar PV modules for the project were produced by Reliance; while L&T’s scope of work included complete design, engineering, procurement and construction of 40MWp solar power plant, including construction of a 5km double circuit transmission line.

With the commissioning of this plant, the company has installed 114MW of utility scale solar PV power plants over the last fiscal.