Modi to dedicate NTPC’S floating solar PV project at Ramagundam tomorrow

Hyderabad, July 29 (Maxim News): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate the country’s largest 100 MW floating Solar PV project of National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) at Ramagundam on Saturday.

Modi will dedicate the project to the nation through virtual mode from New Delhi at 12 noon, according to officials here.

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has successfully commissioned the largest floating solar PV plant and the project was declared commercially operational from July 1 this year by completing 20 MW of final part capacity.

The plant is installed across the natural raw water reservoir, saving valuable land resources and also conserves water by reducing evaporation.

Largest in the segment in the country, 100 MW floating solar PV project at Ramagundam boasts advanced technology as well as environment -friendly features.

Constructed at the cost of Rs.423 crores through BHEL as EPC ( Engineering, Procurement and Construction) contract, the project is spread over 500 acres of NTPC-Ramagundam reservoir.

Divided into 40 blocks, each segment has a capacity of 2.5 MW. Each block consists of one floating platform and an array of 11,200 solar modules. (Maxim News)

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