NHPC awards EPC contract worth Rs 1.88 billion to Tata Power Solar

NHPC Limited has placed an order amounting to Rs 1,881.9 milion to Tata Power Solar Systems to set up 40 MW solar power plant.

The plant will be set up at Landeihil village at Ganjam district in Odisha. As per the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract, the project will be set up on government land acquired by NHPC through the state agency Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation, along with the associated 220 kV transmission line for connectivity work at 220 kV transmission system at loop-in-loop-out provision. The contract will also include responsibilities of operation and maintenance activities of the project for ten years. The project has been approved by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) and will be commissioned within 12 months.