NTPC commissions 100 MW floating solar power project at NTPC Ramagundam

NTPC Limited has commissioned the last part capacity of 20 MW out of 100 MW Ramagundam floating solar photovoltaic (PV) project at Ramagundam, in Telangana.

The project is endowed with advanced technology as well as environment friendly features. Constructed at a cost of Rs 4.23 billion through Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) as engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract, the project spreads over 500 acres of its reservoir. It is divided into 40 blocks, each having 2.5 MW capacity.  Each block consists of one floating platform and an array of 11,200 solar modules. The power is being evacuated up to the existing switch yard through 33 kV underground cables.  With the successful commissioning, the total installed capacity of the company is 69,134.20 MW.