Vikram Solar, NTPC Join Hands for 140 MW Solar Project

A 700 acre area has been allotted for the project, and the solar plant is expected to successfully satisfy the electricity demand of the area.

Vikram Solar

Country’s one of the leading module makers Vikram Solar has bagged a 140 MW solar plant project from National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) for Bilhaur town in Kanpur Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh (UP).

The company said in a statement that, “A 700 acre area has been allotted for the project, and the solar plant is expected to successfully satisfy the electricity demand of the area.”

NTPC is mulling to install 225 MW of solar plant in UP and Vikram Solar has been selected to commission the first allotment of 140 MW project.

The project is expected to be completed by September 2020 (as per tender guidelines).

Commenting on the development, Vikram Solar, COO-EPC, Kuldeep Jain said, “Vikram Solar has had a long standing business relation with NTPC. Previously, we have handled 50 MW solar plant project in Mandsaur, MP and 130 MW solar project in Bhadla, Rajasthan for NTPC. And, I am very glad to say that Vikram’s focus towards innovation, quality, performance, customer centricity, and execution has help us to win this project.”

“Claiming LOI for this 140 MW project is a triumph for Vikram Solar, and we feel honoured to yet again have the opportunity to support NTPC in contributing to Indian solar revolution through green energy adoption. On behalf of team Vikram, I express my admiration towards NTPC’S consistent effort towards solar growth, and I am hopeful that our partnership will continue to support India in providing Power for all,” he added.

Vikram Solar currently has approximately 800 MW (commissioned + under execution) EPC portfolio in India.

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Manu Tayal

Manu Tayal

Manu is an Associate Editor at Saur Energy International where she writes and edits clean & green energy news, featured articles and interview industry veterans with a special focus on solar, wind and financial segments.

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