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NHPC to invest Rs 1,000 cr for 200 Mw solar project in Odisha

NHPC is currently executing a 50 Mw solar project in Tamil Nadu and a 72 Mw wind project in Kerala

Photo: Reuters
Photo: Reuters

Hydropower generation company NHPC Ltd has proposed to set up a solar project in Odisha with capacity in the range of 100-200 Mw. The hydropower generator has expressed its willingness to set up the project under the 1,000 Mw solar power park scheme coming up in the state. With this proposal, NHPC has joined the central PSUs that have made a beeline to put up projects in the state. NTPC, NLC (formerly Neyveli Lignite Ltd) and North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Ltd (NEEPCO), SJVN Ltd, a mini-Ratna PSU have evinced interest in participating in the state's solar park ...