Bharat Heavy Electricals has 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. The order valued at Rs 100 crore, has been placed by NTPC.
The plant will be set up on the raw water reservoir of NTPC's Simhadri ThermalPower Plant. Notably, this is the second order of floating SPV plant from NTPC,the earlier being 100 MW floating SPV plant at Ramagundam in Telangana. With thisorder, BHEL has emerged as the largest EPC player in the floating solar PV segmentin India with a portfolio of 130 MW.