Gridco, Odisha’s bulk power procurer and trader has expressed interest to purchase 40 Mw solar power from NHPC Ltd.
The hydropower generation company has proposed to set up the 40-Mw solar plant in Odisha with an investment of about Rs 1.96 billion.
The state technical committee, under the chairmanship of the energy department’s secretary, has approved the proposal of NHPC.
The solar power project will come up on about 180 acres of land in the Ganjam district.
“We have sought the details of the project from NHPC regarding land and evacuation of the power. Then, we will issue the Letter of Intent for the purchase of power from the company”, said an official. Read more
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