Delta Central Inverters Support India's Largest Floating Solar Project

2018-10-24 09:00 2379

VISAKHAPATNAM, India, Oct. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Electronics India Pvt. Ltd. supplied two 1MW DelCEN1000 central inverters to India's largest floating solar power project developed by the Greater Visakhapatnam Smart City Corporation Limited (GVSCCL). The GVSCCL is a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) incorporated in 2016, to implement projects proposed under the Smart City Plan for Vishakhapatnam revolving around the vision to create "A Resilient and Healthy Metropolis for People". Mr. Chandrababu Naidu, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, inaugurated the 2MW grid-connected floating solar power project which covers an area of around 4.5 acres on the Mudasarlova reservoir.

Delta supplies two 1MW DelCEN1000 central inverters to a 2MW floating solar power project in Visakhapatnam, India
Delta supplies two 1MW DelCEN1000 central inverters to a 2MW floating solar power project in Visakhapatnam, India

Work on the clean energy project began in April 2018, in September GVSCCL commissioned it to generate approximately 3,100,000 power units per year. This reduces around 28,000 tons of CO2, equal to saving 131,000 trees, every year. In addition, the project reduces 20% of water evaporation to protect the area's rich flora and fauna. In all, this project costs around 120 million Rupees ($1.71 million) and saves 18,600,000 Rupees in electricity costs per year. In the past five years, advances in solar panel and inverter technology and higher efficiency have helped slash the cost of solar power installations in India by almost 50%. Delta's inverters deliver industry-leading efficiencies with maximum uptime guarantee which further shortens the payback period while maximizing the energy harvest.

Delta has over 1.5GW of string and central grid-tied solar inverters installed around India that helps create a more green and livable environment for all. By constantly identifying emerging trends and adapting its offerings, Delta delivers best-in-class photovoltaic (PV) solutions that maximize savings for customers.

Delta's commitment to driving innovation in green energy is part of its mission to provide innovative, clean and energy-efficient solutions for a better tomorrow.

About Delta Electronics India Pvt. Ltd.

Delta India operating since 2003 is a leading Power and Energy management company. It is a 100% subsidiary of Delta Electronics (Thailand) PCL.

Delta in India operates in three business categories: Power Electronics, Automation and Infrastructure. It has a legacy of operating in India with market leadership in Telecom Power Solutions, Renewable Energy Solutions (Solar Inverters) and Display Solutions. It is also a leading provider of Industrial Automation Solutions, UPS & Datacenter Solutions, EV Charging Solutions, Rail Transportation Solutions, Energy Storage Solutions, DC Fans & Blowers, and Components. With twelve regional offices, three manufacturing facilities (Rudrapur, Gurgaon and Hosur) and two R&D centres (Gurgaon and Bengaluru), Delta has a strong presence across India with more than 200 channel partners.

The company has been awarded ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2007 and OHSAS 18001: 2008 certifications for Quality, Procedures, and Environment management. For detailed information, please visit:

About Delta Electronics (Thailand) Public Company Limited

The company, founded in 1988, is a producer of power and thermal management solutions. Delta also has a regional presence in several product segments including industrial automation, displays, and networking. Its mission statement, "To provide innovative, clean and energy-efficient solutions for a better tomorrow," reflects the company's strong belief in sustainable development especially with issues related to the environment. As an energy-saving solutions provider with core competencies in power electronics and innovative research and development, Delta's business categories include Power Electronics, Automation, and Infrastructure. The company's global presence is supported by its sales offices in key regions around the world; manufacturing facilities in India, Slovakia and Thailand; and several R&D centers located in Thailand, India, Germany and other countries.

Delta continues to earn numerous recognitions for its achievements in the region and domestically. Some awards won include the prestigious ASEAN Business Award, Stock Exchange of Thailand's Best Company Performance Award and the coveted Prime Minister's Best Industry Award.

For detailed information about Delta Thailand, please visit:

Tel.: +66 (0)2 709 2800 ext. 6303, 6381

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