Mumbai, Jul 15 : Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) said it had won an order for setting up a 25 MW floating solar photovoltaic power plant on engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) basis, at Simhadri in Andhra Pradesh.
Valued at over Rs100 crore, the order has been placed on BHEL by NTPC Ltd.
The plant will be set up on the raw water reservoir of NTPC's Simhadri Thermal Power Plant. Notably, this is the second order of floating SPV plant from NTPC Ltd, the earlier being 100 MW one at Ramagundam in Telangana. With this, BHEL has emerged as the largest EPC player in the floating solar PV segment in India with a portfolio of 130 MW. (UNI)