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Site Selection Check List for Solar PV Project

Sr. No. Dimensions


1 Site Location
b Date of Visit

c Site Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude)

d Village

e Taluk

f District

g State

2 Details of Land and Site


a Area of Land

b Shape of the Land (Rough Pattern)

c Ownership of land (Government/ Private)

d Type of Land (Agricultural/Barren)

e Nature of Land(Industrial/ Agricultural/


Residential)
f Topography of Land (Contour Map)

g Availiability of Plot Plan

h Soil Test Report/ Hydrological Investigations

i Type of Soil such as Red/ Black


Cotton/Gravel/moorum/ rocky/ sand
j Shading aspects (any object or level
difference)
k Flooding potential (Check with local People)

l Additional Costs need to be incurred in Land


Development
m Presence of Existing Facilities like Buildings,
Transmission Lines, HT cable, gas pipeline,
other Utilities passing across the proposed
land
n Drains / Nalla / Canals if any across the
proposed land.
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p Conversion status of Agricultural to
Industrial, Land Ceiling restrictions etc )

q Land Ownership Structure (Converted/


Aggregated/ MOU/ Advance)

r Clearances Required

3 Site Connectivity and Accessbility


a Nearest Town/City

b Distance from Nearest National Highway/


State Highway
c Distance from Nearest Approach Road/
Village Roads
d Type of Approach Road - (Murrum Road /
WBM / Asphalted )
e Width and Quality of approach road (From
exit road to site location)
f Availability of access to
LCV/MCV/HCV/Construction Vehicles
g Nearest Airport

h Nearest Railway Station

i Near-by Wind Plants (if any )

j Near-by Solar Plants (if any)

4 Plant Connectivity/Substation Details


a Nearest Grid Substation

b Distance from the Site

c Details of Existing TL from Plant to GSS


- Type of Conductor
- No. of Ckts
- Voltage level
- Age of TL
d Coordinates of Grid Substation (Latitude,
Longitude)
e Details of Ownership of Substation
DISCOM/TRANSCO
f Available Voltage Level
(11/33/66/110/220kV) in Grid Substation
g Connectivity Voltage for the Proposed Plant
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h Present Capacity of Grid Substation

i Rating of Transformer Installed at the Grid


Substation
j Space Availiablity for Bay Extension at Grid
Substation
k Space Availiabity in Grid Substation Control
Room to accomodate Control Panels

l Load Flow Study Report if carried out


m Details of Feeders already Connected with
the Grid Substation
n Expansion Plan for Grid Substation
o Estimated time of completion of Expansion
Plan
p Annual Availiabilty data of Grid Substation

q Any existing or proposed


Thermal/Hydro/wind/solar project
connected to the Grid Substation
5 Details of Upstream Substation
a Name of the Upstream Substation

b Distance from the Grid Substation

c Coordinates of Upstream Substation

d Details of Ownership of Substation


DISCOM/TRANSCO
e Available Voltage Level (11/66/110/220kV) in
Upstream Substation
f Connectivity Voltage with the Grid
Substation
g Present Capacity of Upstream Substation

h Rating of Transformer Installed at the


Upstream Substation
i Load Flow Study Report if carried out by
KPTCL
j Details of Feeders already Connected with
the Upstream Substation
k Expansion Plan for Upstream Substation by
KPTCL (if any)
l Availiabilty data of Upstream Substation

m Any existing or proposed Thermal/ Hydro/


wind/solar project connected to the
Upstream Substation
6 Details of Water Arrangments
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a Ground Water Table (From Local People)

b Source of Water - nearby River/ Canal/


Reservoir/ Other Sources
c Availability of round the year of water

d Distance from Site (Applicable for River/


Canal)
e Mode of water transportation to Site

f Sources of Construction Water

g Other Aspects

7 Environmental Aspects
a Details of Near-by Villages

b R&R issues (is any)

c Any aspects for Tree Cutting

d Natural Hazards

e Nearby Bird/Wild Life Sanctuary

f Dependence of Local people on the target


land
g Effect on the Local people for collecting
Water from the desired source
h Whether the desired Plant can impact the
arrival of migratory birds
8 Observations and Recommendations, if any

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