NTPC Limited’s Auraiya solar project begins commercial operation

NTPC Limited’s 8 MW solar energy generation capacity at its Auraiya project in Uttar Pradesh has been made commercially operational.

The remaining 12 MW solar capacity under implementation is expected to be operational by March 2021. The present installed capacity of NTPC Group comprises 46 NTPC stations–24 coal- based, seven combined cycle gas/liquid fuel, one hydro and 14 based on renewables. Besides, it has 25 JV & subsidiaries stations of which nine are coal-based, four are gas/liquid fuel-based, eight are hydro-based and four are renewable-based. (Central sector)