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NGEL turns on 300 MW Nokhra solar project

The plant is projected can supply power to over 130,000 households.

NTPC Green Energy Limited (NGEL) commenced the operations of the 300 MW Nokhra Solar Project which Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation

Located in the Bikaner district of Rajasthan, the project covers over 1,550 acres, achieved under the CPSU Scheme (Phase-II) through an investment of $217.5m (Rs 1803 crores). The project aims to improve green energy in the state of Telangana.

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The solar project is estimated to hold a generation of 730 million units every year, supplying over 130,000 households and reducing around 600,000 tonnes of carbon emissions. It will also help restrict carbon dioxide emissions of around 15 million tonnes for 25 years.

Currently, NGEL has covered an operational capacity of over 3.4 GW and 26 GW in the pipeline, including 7 GW under implementation. Over 1.3 million solar PV modules (13 lakh) have been installed through the Make-in-India programme.

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