NTPC Limited to invest Rs 10,300 cr in greenfield thermal and solar plants in UP


NTPC Limited to invest Rs 10,300 cr in greenfield thermal and solar plants in UP

Public sector energy generation major NTPC Limited has planned to invest almost Rs 10,300 crore in Greenfield power plants in Uttar Pradesh.

These plants include a proposed 1,600 megawatt (Mw) (2×800) thermal power project at Shaktinagar (Singrauli) in Sonebhadra district of UP. This project is estimated to entail investment of Rs 9,000 crore, NTPC Regional Executive Director (North) Kamlesh Kumar Singh has said.

“The proposal of the new power plant has been approved and we have signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the UP Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL),” he informed adding the plant would also give power to Uttarakhand.

Besides, NTPC is setting up 2 solar power plants of 225 Mw and 25 Mw capacity at Bilhaur (Kanpur) and Auraiya district respectively, he said adding the projects would involve investment of Rs 1,300 crore. Read More

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