NTPC is planning 262 MW floating solar on over 1300 acres of its own reservoir area by installing over 950,000 PV modules at its various stations out of which 242 MW has been commissioned.
This includes the country’s largest floating solar of 100 MW at Ramagundam in Telangana, 92 MW at Kayamkulam in Kerala, and 25 MW each at Simhadri, Andhra Pradesh and Kawas in Gujarat. These projects would light more than 200,000 households, and would be instrumental in reducing over half million tons of CO2 emission on an annual basis.
The NTPC Group plans to achieve 60 GW of RE in by 2032. Presently, NTPC has 2.3 GW of commissioned renewable capacity with 3.9 GW under implementation and execution. NTPC also has 4.9 GW of renewable energy capacity under tendering process.