Assignment Name : Environment and Social Baseline Survey for Identification of Land for Proposed Solar Parks in Cluster - 1 (Morena), Cluster - 2 (Chhatarpur) in Madhya Pradesh
Location : Madhya Pradesh, India
Client: Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited (RUMSL)-A JV Company of Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (MPUVN), and Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI)
The Government of Madhya Pradesh (GoMP) through its New and Renewable Energy Department (NRED) has identified two clusters for developing 2400 MW of Solar Parks. Cluster-1 Solar Park with an aggregate capacity of 1400 MW will be established in Morena District while Cluster-2 Solar Park will be developed in Chhatarpur district with a cumulative capacity of 1000 MW.
Voyants Solutions Private Limited (hereinafter referred as “VSPL”) has been entrusted by RUMSL for providing Consulting Services for Environment and Social Baseline Survey for Identification of Land for Proposed Solar Parks in Cluster – 1 (Morena), Cluster – 2 (Chhatarpur) in Madhya Pradesh.
The scope of this work entails collection and generation of relevant baseline, social and environmental (physical, biological) data (primary & secondary) within the study area for Identification of Land for Proposed 1400 MW Solar Park in Cluster-1 (Morena) and 1000 MW Solar Park in Cluster-2 (Chhatarpur) which meets the requirements of World Bank’s Environment and Social Standards (ESSs) which forms part of the World Bank’s 2016 Environmental and Social Framework (ESF).
Approximately 2800 ha. Of land is required for the development of Solar Park in Cluster-I (Morena) while 2000 ha land is required for the proposed solar Park in Cluster-2 (Chhatarpur).
The project is being funded by The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)