Solar power plant in AP
BHEL bags `100-cr EPC order from NTPC
New Delhi: State-owned engineering firm BHEL on Sunday said it has bagged a Rs-100 crore order from NTPC for setting up a 25 MW floating solar photovoltaic power plant at Simhadri in Andhra Pradesh.
The plant will be set up on the raw water reservoir of NTPC's Simhadri Thermal Power Plant, BHEL said in a statement.
"BHEL has won an order for setting up a 25 MW floating SPV power plant on EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) 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," it said.
With this order, BHEL said, it has emerged as the largest EPC player in the floating solar PV segment in India with a portfolio of 130 MW. The engineering firm 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.