NTPC’s 85 MW Bilhaur solar project now operating at full capacity


NTPC has announced it has commissioned the last part capacity of 15 MW of 85 MW Bilhaur solar PV project at Bilhaur in Uttar Pradesh. The state-run power producer had announced the commissioning of the first part capacity of 70 MW earlier this month.

With the latest addition, the plant is now operating at its full capacity. 

NTPC had won the 85 MW Bilhaur capacity at an INR 3.02/kWh tariff in an auction by Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Agency (UPNEDA) in December 2018. It will sell the power produced from the project to Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd.

NTPC already has a 140 MW solar project commissioned at Bilhaur.

The total installed capacity of NTPC and NTPC group now stands as 52,400 MW and 65,825 MW, respectively, and the commercial capacity of NTPC and NTPC group has become 51,740 MW and 64,505 MW, respectively.


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