NLC India starts work on 4000 MW solar project in Neyveli

NLC India has begun the construction work for 4000 MW solar power plants in Neyveli. The project is being taken under the National Solar Mission, which was announced by the Center.

solar power plants in Neyveli

The construction of 65 MW solar power plant on 325 acres in the township has started, with Sarat Kumar Acharya, Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) India CMD formally kick-starting the construction activities.

The plant will make use of about 2.38 lakh solar photovoltaic modules (solar panels) each with a power generating capacity of 280/310 watt. The power generated from plant would be synchronized with Tamil Nadu Electricity Board.

Also, the State-run NLC is waiting sign the power purchase agreement with the government for its 130 MW solar power project at Barsingsar, Rajasthan.

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