First Solar Projects of NTPC-REL Begins Operations

  • NTPC Renewable Energy Ltd. (NTPC-REL)’s first solar project in Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, began commercial operations on February 21, 2024. 
  • The project’s installed capacity now stands at 73,958 MW, with 17 projects under execution. 
  • The project’s full capacity is 150 MW, expected to be commissioned by March 2024. 
  • The project won under SECI-Tranche: III, aims to generate 370 million units of energy per year, save 3 lakh tons of CO2 emissions annually, and conserve 1,000 MMTPA of water.
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