Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has announced that it has won an order for setting up a 25 MW floating solar photovoltaic (SPV) power plant on Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) basis, at Simhadri in Andhra Pradesh from NTPC Ltd.
The plant will be set up for a cost of Rs 100 crore on the raw water reservoir of NTPC Ltd’s Simhadri Thermal Power Plant. Remarkably, this is the second order of floating SPV plant from NTPC Ltd, the earlier being 100 MW floating SPV plant at Ramagundam in Telangana. With this order, the country’s largest power equipment manufacturer has emerged as the largest EPC player in the floating solar PV segment in India with a portfolio of 130 MW.
The engineering firm is offering EPC solutions for both off-grid and grid-interactive ground mounted, rooftop, floating solar & canal-top solar plants, with a current portfolio of more than 1 GW of SPV plants.
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