Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday (30 July) launched state-run multiple green energy projects of NTPC worth over Rs 5,200 crore.
The projects were launched by PM Modi during a programme marking the culmination of ‘Ujjwal Bharat Ujjwal Bhavishya – Power @2047’.
The projects that were inaugurated during the programme includes 100 MW Ramagundam Floating Solar Project in Telangana and the 92 MW Kayamkulam Floating Solar Project in Kerala.
The Ramagundam project is India’s largest floating solar PV project with 4.5 lakh ‘Made in India’ solar PV modules. Kayamkulam project is the second largest floating solar PV project consisting of 3 lakh ‘Made in India’ solar PV panels floating on water.
PM Modi also laid the foundation stone of 735 MW Nokh Solar Project in Rajasthan, Green Hydrogen Mobility Project in Leh and Kawas Green Hydrogen Blending with Natural Gas project in Gujarat.
The 735 MW Solar PV Project at Nokh, in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan is India’s largest domestic content requirement based Solar project with 1000 MWp at a single location, deploying high-wattage bifacial PV Modules with tracker system.
The Green Hydrogen Mobility Project at Leh, Ladakh is a pilot project and aims for five fuel cell buses to be run in and around Leh. This pilot project would be the first deployment of fuel cell electric Vehicles for public use in India.
The green hydrogen Blending Pilot Project at NTPC Kawas Township will be India’s first green hydrogen blending project helping in reducing the usage of natural gas.