NTPC commissions 22MW floating solar capacity in Kerala


State-owned power producer NTPC has commissioned 22MW floating solar capacity in the Indian State of Kerala. The capacity is part of its 92MW floating solar project being set upon various reservoirs of NTPC Rajiv Gandhi Gas based Power Station at Kayamkulam.

The project is a part of NTPC’s initiative to drive the floating solar market in India and the power generated shall be supplied to Kerala State Electricity Board through the 220kV GIS sub-station of NTPC Rajiv Gandhi Gas based power station.

The work for the first-part capacity of 22MW was carried out by Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL).

The second-part capacity of 70MW is being executed by Tata Power Solar System Ltd, with the floaters and anchoring system being supplied by Ciel & Terre and Adtech.

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