Monitoring System for a solar park with 20MWp


The aim is annual production of about 1.5 Million kWh/year of electrical power produced in an enironmentally friendly way at Charanka in the Indian state of Gujarat. The project, a part of the Gujarat State Solar Policy is developed and commissioned by companies located away from the site. In order to facilitate their monitoring of the park, a remote monitoring system from iPLON which reports yield, errors and failures is employed.

Partners : Kiran Energy Solar Power Private Ltd, Larsen & Toubro, iPLON


Total Power 20MWp (DC)
PV Modules Manufacturer Sharp, Japan
Panel Type Amorphous Silicon
Panel Count 156,250
Module Wattage 128Wp
Inverter Type Sharp (270kW – 70 numbers)
Inverter Topology Central

Local Monitoring System / SCADA
Highlights of iPLON System

  • 60 Input – Output points
  • 1500 Datapoints
  • 11 iATs, 1 iMT
  • GPRS
  • Power Back-up
  • Fiber Optics
  • Data averaging every 15 minutes

Important Notes

19/09/12            Version 1.0       Subject to alterations


Click here to download in PDF  –Charanka Case Study