BHEL has announced securing a Rs 100-crore order from NTPC for setting up a 25 MW floating solar photovoltaic power plant at Simhadri in Andhra Pradesh.
In a statement, the state-owned engineering firm said the plant will be set up on the raw water reservoir of NTPC’s Simhadri Thermal Power Plant.
It said further: “BHEL has won an order for setting up a 25 MW floating SPV power plant on EPC basis, at Simhadri in Andhra Pradesh. Notably, this is the second order of floating SPV plant from NTPC Ltd, the earlier being 100 MW floating SPV plant at Ramagundam in Telangana.”
BHEL added that with this order, it has emerged as the largest EPC player in the floating solar PV segment in India with a portfolio of 130 MW.
BHEL is offering EPC solutions for both off-grid and grid-interactive ground mounted, rooftop, floating solar & canal top solar plants, with current portfolio of more than 1 GW of SPV plants.
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