NTPC ventures into wind energy, invites bids for 100 MW project
NEW DELHI: NTPC Ltd., the country’s biggest power generator, is entering the wind energy segment for the first time.
NTPC has invited bids from contractors to set up a 100 MW wind energy project — or two projects of 50 MW each — anywhere in India.
The state-owned company has invited bids from contractors to set up a 100 MW wind energy project or two projects of 50 MW each anywhere in India. The winner of the contract will implement the project from concept to the commissioning stage and subsequently monitor it, according to the document inviting bids. The deadline for submission of bids is June 14.
NTPC’s 360 MW Solar PV “Coal Mining” Investments
Following table illustrates the Solar PV investments of NTPC Limited
|1||Dadri Solar PV||Uttar Pradesh||05 MW|
|2||Portblair Solar PV||Andaman & Nicobar Island||05 MW|
|3||Ramagundam Solar PV||Telangana||10 MW|
|4||Talcher Kaniha||Odisha||10 MW|
|5||Faridabad Solar PV||Hariyana||05 MW|
|6||Unchahar Solar PV||Uttar Pradesh||10 MW|
|7||Rajgarh Solar PV||Madhya Pradesh||50 MW|
|8||Singrauli Solar PV||Uttar Pradesh||15 MW|
|9||Ananthpuram Solar PV (under construction)||Andhra Pradesh||250 MW|
It was founded by Government of India in 1975, which now holds 74.96% of its equity shares on 30.09.2015 (after divestment of its stake in 2004, 2010, 2013, and 2014)
In May 2010, NTPC was conferred Maharatna status by the Union Government of India. It is ranked 424th in the Forbes Global 2000 for 2014