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NHPC plans 100Mw solar park in Odisha; invites bids from EPC contractors

NHPC has already commissioned a 50 Mw solar project in Tamil Nadu and another wind power project of equal capacity in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

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Nirmalya Behera Bhubaneswar
Leading hydro-power generator NHPC Ltd has firmed up plans to develop a 100 Mw solar park in Odisha.

Opting for a staggered implementation, the central PSU, in the first phase, has invited bids from engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractors for installing a 40 Mw crystalline PV (photo voltaic) grid-connected solar power project in south Odisha’s Ganjam district.

The selected developer will be responsible for ensuring the construction of a 132KV transmission line and evacuation arrangement over and above its core mandate of the plant’s operation and maintenance for 10 years.

NHPC is trying to impress upon the state's bulk

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First Published: Apr 13 2019 | 6:24 PM IST

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