State-run power producer NTPCBSE 0.33 % today said it has commissioned 20 mega watt (MW) of Bhadla Solar Power Project in Rajasthan.
“We wish to inform that 20 MW of Bhadla Solar Power Project has been commissioned. With this, the commissioned capacity of Bhadla Solar Power Project, NTPC and NTPC group, has become 205 MW, 41,927 MW and 48,893 MW respectively,” NTPC said in a BSE filing.
Last month, NTPC had commissioned 115 MW capacity out of 260 MW of Bhadla Solar Power Project.
NTPC has planned capacity addition of about 1,000 MW through renewable resources by 2017. Towards this, NTPC has already commissioned 310 MW solar PV projects.
The 50 MW Solar PV at Anantpur in Andhra Pradesh, 260 MW Solar PV at Bhadla in Rajasthan and 250 MW Solar PV at Mandsar in Madhya Pradesh and 8 MW Small Hydro Projects are under implementation, as per the company’s portal.
NTPC intends to become a 130 GW company by 2032 with a diversified fuel mix and a 600 billion units company in terms of generation. The company wants share of renewable energy (including hydro) to be 28 per cent.
Shares of NTPC LtdBSE 0.33 % were trading 1.06 per cent higher at Rs 162.40 on BSE.