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NTPC REL Secures Bid for 80 MW Floating Solar Project at Omkareshwar Reservoir in Madhya Pradesh

NTPC Renewable Energy Limited is the successful bidder for 80 MW Floating Solar capacity at Omkareshwar Reservoir, Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh.

The bidding was conducted on 8th August 2023 by Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited (RUMSL), the JV Company of Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and MP Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd. The discovered tariff is ₹3.80/kWh and the energy generated from the project shall be used by MP state DISCOMs.

With the completion of this project, the floating solar capacity of National Thermal Power Corporation shall be 342 MW. The biggest Floating Solar project in the country is of 100 MW capacity located at NTPC Ramagundam in Telangana.

As of date, NTPC Group has 3.3 GW RE operational capacity, 20 GW RE capacity in the pipeline, including 4 GW Energy Storage System and the country’s first Green Hydrogen based PNG blending project.

NTPC is committed to achieving 60 GW of Renewable Energy capacity by 2032 and is a major player in Green Hydrogen Technology and Energy Storage domain.

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