BHEL commissions 100-MW floating solar PV plant in Telangana

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has commissioned 100 MW floating solar photovoltaic (PV) plant at NTPC Ramagundam in Telangana.

The plant is installed across the natural raw water reservoir, saving valuable land resources, and also conserving water by reducing evaporation. All major components of the solar plant – solar PV modules, floaters, biodegradable natural ester oil filled inverter-duty transformers, switchgear, supervisory control and data acquisition and cables are indigenous, contributing to the government’s Make in India mission. With this, BHEL has achieved the unique distinction of commissioning 3 floating solar projects – 25 MW at NTPC Simhadri, 22 MW at NTPC Kayamkulam and 100 MW at NTPC Ramagundam – in the last 10 months.