The public sector Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) today said it had won an order for setting up a 25 MW Floating Solar Photovoltaic (SPV) Power Plant on engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) basis, at Simhadri in Andhra Pradesh.
Valued at over Rs. 100 crore, the order has been placed on BHEL by NTPC Ltd, a press release from the company said.
The plant will be set up on the raw water reservoir of NTPC Ltd’s Simhadri Thermal Power Plant. This is the second order of floating SPV plant from NTPC Ltd, the earlier being 100 MW floating SPV plant at Ramagundam in Telangana.
With this order, BHEL has emerged as the largest EPC player in the floating solar PV segment in India with a portfolio of 130 MW, the release said.
BHEL is offering EPC solutions for both off-grid and grid-interactive ground mounted, rooftop, floating solar & canal top solar plants, with current portfolio of more than 1 GW of SPV plants, it added.
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