National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Limited’s Regional Executive Director (South) Mr. C V Anand had recently informed that the company will launch India’s largest floating 100 MW Solar power unit at Ramagundam in Telangana by May this year.
As part of renewable energy drive, NTPC has taken up 447 MW Solar power projects. Of these 217 MW is to come from floating Solar power projects—Ramagundam, Telangana (100 MW), Simhadri, Visakhapatnam, AP (25 MW), Kayamkulam, Kerala (92 MW) and rest 230 MW from Ground Solar power project which are being constructed at Ettayapuram near Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu.
Currently NTPC Limited has a total installed capacity of 64,880 MW (including JVs). It has its own 24 coal-based, 7 gas-based, one Hydro, 15 Solar, Wind & Small Hydro units.
Under JV, they have 9 coal-based, 4 gas-based and 13 renewable energy projects.
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