The 10 MW solar plant at NTPC, Talcher (Kaniha) located in Odisha was synchronized and commercially declared through remote from Project Monitoring Centre (PMC) by Dr. Arup Roy Choudhury, CMD, NTPC in New Delhi today.
on the occasion, Dr. Choudhury congratulated NTPC- Kaniha employees
and lauded their efforts, hard work and team spirit. The 10 MW Solar
PV plant spread across 45.2 acres of land is another step in its
commitment towards a broad base generation mix by evaluating
conventional and alternate sources of energy.
Purchase Agreement (PPA) has been already been signed with DVC for
the 10 MW solar plant out of which 8 MW is located near Stage II area
of Permanent Township of the plant
and remaining 2MW near to village Pathermunda (adjacent to NTPC
At present NTPC has four solar commissioned projects,
Andaman Solar (5 MW), Dadri Solar (5 MW), Ramagundam Solar (10 MW)
and the presently commissioned Talcher Kaniha (10 MW).
this the installed capacity of NTPC has risen to 42,974 MW which
includes 17 coal based, 7 gas based, 7 JVs and 4 renewable plants.