NHPC plans clean energy projects of 27GW in India and Nepal

NHPC Limited has planned to set up new hydro and solar power projects of over 27 GW capacity in nine states of India and neighbouring country Nepal.

The new capacities would come up in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Odisha, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha.  Meanwhile, Nepal has also shown interest in hydro projects in joint venture with NHPC.NHPC is presently working on projects of total 6,000 MW capacity and another 9,000-10,000 MW is in the pipeline.