NHPC Ltd is planning to set up a solar project in Odisha with capacity in the range of 100-200 MW. This will be done at an investment of Rs 1000 crore, said a Business Standard report.
The hydropower generation company has expressed its willingness to set up the project under the 1,000 MW solar power park scheme coming up in the state, the report said.
Already, public sector units such as NTPC, NLC and North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Ltd (NEEPCO) and SJVN Ltd have evinced interest in participating in the state’s solar park programme.
NHPC has also expressed interest for the setting of 100-200 Mw solar project in Odisha for bulk power purchaser Gridco to fulfil the latter’s renewable purchase obligation with assured power purchase agreement (PPA).
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