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NTPC Plans 5,000 MW Ultra-Mega Solar Plant in Kutch

Power News - Published on Thu, 22 Aug 2019

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National energy major NTPC is planning to set up an ultra-mega solar park in the Kutch region of Gujarat that will produce up to 5,000 MW and involve an investment of INR 20,000 crore or more. NTPC chairman and managing director Gurdeep Singh told reporters that "We are looking at setting up an ultra-mega solar park in the Kutch and also one in Rajasthan. In the Kutch, we are planning to produce 5,000 mw at an investment of around INR 4 crore per mw, taking the total investment to INR 20,000 crore. We are looking at two-three locations in the Kutch. We will invite others to invest as well.”

He said, the company is also looking at Rajasthan for setting up an ultra mega solar park. He added that "But the amount of energy that will be produced and the quantum of investment required will be decided after the location is finalised.”

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Posted By : Ratan Singh on Thu, 22 Aug 2019
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