NHPC set to develop 200 MW Solar Power Project at Khavda, in Kachchh

The project will generate about 473 million units of electricity in the first year of commissioning and the cumulative energy generation from the project over 25 years would be about 10,850 million units. NHPC will develop the project on a build-own-and-operate basis at a tentative development cost of Rs. 847 crores.

NHPC set to develop 200 MW Solar Power Project at Khavda, in Kachchh

NHPC Limited, India’s premier hydropower company and a central public sector enterprise under the Ministry of Power has won the bid to develop a 200 MW capacity Solar Power Project to be set up in the 1,125 MW RE Park of Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Ltd. (GSECL)  at Khavda in Kachchh district of Gujarat.

The project will generate about 473 million units of electricity in the first year of commissioning and the cumulative energy generation from the project over 25 years would be about 10,850 million units. NHPC will develop the project on a build-own-and-operate basis at a tentative development cost of Rs. 847 crores.

 

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On 2nd March 2024, Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited conducted an e-reverse auction for a project and issued the Letter of Intent on 14th March 2024. The project has been secured at a tariff of Rs. 2.66 per unit and is expected to be completed within 18 months.

Founded in 1975, NHPC Limited (formerly known as National Hydroelectric Power Corporation) is a public sector company in India that aims to develop hydroelectric power in an efficient and integrated manner. Over time, NHPC has expanded its focus to include other sources of energy such as solar, geothermal, tidal, and wind.

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