NTPC to set up 50 MW solar project in Andaman & Nicobar Island

NTPC will be installing 50MW solar power projects with battery energy storage system at different locations in Port Blair in Andaman & Nicobar Island.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed between NTPC, Andaman & Nicobar Administration & Ministry of New and Renewable Energy in New Delhi.

The power generated from the commissioned solar plants will be contributed towards increased renewable energy deployment and greening of Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

NTPC has drafted its business plan of capacity addition of about 1000 MW through renewable resources by 2017.

In this endeavor, NTPC has already commissioned 310 MW Solar PV Projects- that includes 50 MW Solar PV at Anantpur in Andhra Pradesh, 50 MW Solar PV at Mandsar in Madhya Pradesh and 260 MW Solar PV at Bhadla in Rajasthan.

Source: ET

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