City-based B&G Solar Private Ltd. has won an award for commissioning the first plant under Rooftop PV and Small Solar Generation Programme under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission Scheme. The 1 MW plant has come up at Komal West in Nagapattinum district of Tamil Nadu.

The plant has been generating an average 14.9 million units a year since it went on stream in June 2011, according a release. Tata Power Solar System was the EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) contractor for the IOB-funded project, the release added.

The award was given away by the Prime Minister at a function in Jaipur on Saturday, the

release said. —Special Correspondent