Indian NTPC to set up 4.75 GW solar park

Indian utility NTPC Renewable Energy Ltd, subsidiary of NTPC, has received the go-ahead from Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) to set up 4,750 MW renewable energy park at Rann of Kutch in Khavada, Gujarat. According to the ministry, »this will be India’s largest solar park to be built by the largest power producer of the country.«
As a part of its green energy portfolio augmentation, NTPC Ltd, India’s largest energy integrated company aims to build 60 GW of new renewable energy capacity by 2032. Currently, the state owned power major has a cumulative installed capacity of 66 GW across 70 power projects with an additional 18 GW under construction.
Recently, NTPC has also commissioned India’s largest Floating Solar of 10 MW (ac) on the reservoir of Simhadri Thermal Power Plant, Andhra Pradesh. An additional 15 MW (ac) would be commissioned by August 2021. Further, a 100 MW Floating Solar Project on the reservoir of Ramagundam Thermal Power Plant, Telangana is in the advanced stage of implementation.
NTPC REL was incorporated in October 2020 to accelerate the renewable business of NTPC.
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