IPP
, India
Photo by Pixabay (Pexels).

NTPC commissions 56MW Kawas Solar project

Its solar installed capacity is now at 69,454MW.

NTPC’s 56-megawatt (MW) Kawas Solar Photovoltaic Project in Gujarat started its operations, bringing the company’s total installed capacity to 69,454MW.

In a statement, the company said it is “steady lowering” its carbon footprint with the installations of renewable energy projects.

Its pipeline includes the 262MW floating solar over 1,300 acres of its own reservoir, 242MW of which has been commissioned. NTPC’s projects also include the country’s largest floating solar of 100MW at Ramagundam in Telangana, 92MW at Kayamkulam in Kerala, and 25MW each in Sinhadri, Andhra Pradesh, and Kawas in Gujarat.

READ MORE: Indian PM to dedicate 5 NTPC RE projects to the nation

“These projects would light more than 2,00,000 households, and would be instrumental in reducing over half million tons of CO2 emission on an annual basis. Besides these, the projects would entail a saving of 5 Trillion litres of water per annum, sufficient to meet the yearly water requirements of 15,000 households,” it said.

NTPC Group aims to reach 60 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy by 2032. It currently has commissioned 2.3GW of renewable capacity, and 3.9GW is under implementation and execution.

It also has 4.9GW of renewable energy capacity under tendering process.

Follow the link for more news on

Join Asian Power community
Since you're here...

...there are many ways you can work with us to advertise your company and connect to your customers. Our team can help you dight and create an advertising campaign, in print and digital, on this website and in print magazine.

We can also organize a real life or digital event for you and find thought leader speakers as well as industry leaders, who could be your potential partners, to join the event. We also run some awards programmes which give you an opportunity to be recognized for your achievements during the year and you can join this as a participant or a sponsor.

Let us help you drive your business forward with a good partnership!

Exclusives

Why Singapore could be the ‘tipping point’ for ASEAN renewable and grid development
Heavily reliant on gas, the country is still on track for its 2035 net-zero target, but could be more ambitious to hit its 2050 goal by 2045.
Power Utility
Will the government pay for coal power exit in Vietnam?
The country’s coal power phase-out strategy sees renewables accounting for 67.7%–71.5% of the energy mix by 2050.